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NTSB: NHTSA Data on ADAS Systems Should be Standardized

NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy said data recently released by NHTSA on ADAS and automated driving systems is a welcome first step in NHTSA’s efforts to protect the public from potential safety risks involving these systems.

NHTSA Orders Crash Reporting for Vehicles Equipped with ADAS

Agency uses authority to gather additional information necessary to increase transparency and improve safety of new and emerging in-vehicle technologies.

NHTSA Launches Influencer Campaign to Educate Drivers on ADAS

The U.S. DOT has launched a new series of safety videos demonstrating for the public the potential lifesaving benefits of several ADAS systems available in many new vehicles.

NHTSA Issues Rule to Modernize Driverless Vehicle Safety

The rule amends several crashworthiness regulations to clarify safety standards for automated vehicles equipped without manual driver controls.

NHTSA Announces Update on AEB Installation by Automakers

Ten automakers are already installing AEB in all new passenger vehicles, three years ahead of schedule.

NHTSA Seeks Public Comment on ADS Safety Principles

NHTSA is seeking public comment on the potential development of a framework of principles to govern the safe behavior of automated driving systems in the future.

U.S. DOT Announces Launch of AV TEST Online Tracking Tool

The new online tracking tool provides data on the on-road testing of automated driving systems in 17 cities across the country.

U.S. DOT Announces Participants in Automated Vehicle Initiative

The U.S. DOT announced that nine companies and eight states have signed on as the first participants in a new department initiative.

NHTSA Reports Decline in Highway Crash Fatalities for Second Straight Year

NHTS’s data indicates there was a 2.4% decline in overall highway crash fatalities in 2018, but an increase of 3.4% in pedestrian fatalities.

NHTSA Announces Upgrades to New Car Assessment Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced its plan to propose significant updates and upgrades to the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) in 2020.

NHTSA, Ad Council Launch Drug-Impaired Driving Campaign

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced it has teamed up with the Ad Council to launch a drug-impaired-driving prevention campaign.

U.S. Investigates 12 Million Vehicles Over Potentially Faulty Airbags

NHTSA has expanded an investigation into malfunctioning airbag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles, according to an article by Associated Press.