Platooning Vehicles

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Truck platooning is active in Maryland.  This innovative technology can bring improvement to safety, the environment, commerce, and infrastructure to Maryland’s roadways and freight services.  The pandemic has highlighted the importance of trucking and freight delivery, making it vital to provide every available tool to our trucking companies.

Particularly for truck platooning operators, all information is outlined here to help you consider this option for your Maryland routes and help you through the collaborative, constructive, and expedient process for the authorization of truck platooning in Maryland.  Also, staff is readily available to answer any additional questions you might have by emailing CAVMaryland@mdot.maryland.gov​ ​

Watch the video for an overview to explain truck platooning.  


Click here for the Platooning in Maryland flyer​.  

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