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Definition: truck platooning

Linking trucks in a convoy for safety and economy. Truck platooning is an automated system in 18 wheelers (tractor-trailers) for driving behind each other in a column. See self-driving truck.

A Truck Platoon
The lead truck has the air drag, but the trucks that follow have considerably less. In addition, the trucks all brake at the same time, and the braking is faster and automatic.