Table 4 Description of the scenarios designed to evaluate the environmental impact of truck platooning on the UK motorways

From: Decarbonising road freight: Is truck automation and platooning an opportunity?

Scenario Name Description Volume forecasts No. of vehicles in the platoon
S1 Business as Usual (BAU) Human-driven trucks (non-platooned) Road Traffic Forecasts 2018 Visualisation Tool (DfT 2018) 0
S2 Congested Flow Platooning (CFP-2) Platooned trucks. Platoons travel in a mixed-traffic environment Roadmap 2
S3 Congested Flow Platooning (CFP-5) 5
S4 Free Flow Platooning (FFP-2) Platooned trucks. Platoons travel on a segregated lane 2
S5 Free Flow Platooning (FFP-5) 5