According to a new study, it could be at least 10 years before autonomous vehicles and the sharing of them will become part and parcel of society.
This, combined with a perceived lack of prestige in not owning a vehicle, suggests that the majority of today’s motorists aren’t yet ready for mobility concepts of the future and the study Being Driven: A study on human adoption of autonomous vehicles, by Neckermann Strategic Advisors, in collaboration with specialist agency 7th Sense Research UK Ltd., finds that humans are today not ready to make a ‘double leap’ of faith when considering future personal transportation.
Transport managers from all over Wales will be attending the FTA conference at St Pierre Marriott , Chepstow on 28 November.
It is bringing them up to date with legislation and compliance changes and discuss challenges and opportunities as Brexit looms over the industry and coping with low carbon freight and increasing number of clean air and charging zones.
Bristol is proposing a diesel vehicle ban combined with a clean air zone charge for the city centre.
The changes would see all diesel vehicles banned from a small area in the city centre and a larger charging zone for older, polluting commercial vehicles such as buses and taxis but the proposal has immediately drawn criticism from delivery businesses who say there is no viable alternative to diesel lorries for commercial operations.
|Cardiff Airport has joined The Sunflower Lanyard Scheme, a widely recognised initiative that represents an awareness and commitment to supporting the individual needs of customers with hidden disabilities.
The Sunflower Lanyard Scheme gives customers the option to request additional support or special assistance with their terminal experience.