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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.

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces 2017 Roadway Fatalities Down

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that 2017 highway fatality numbers are down following two consecutive years of large increases.

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches New Ad Campaign to Stop Impaired Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently rolled out its new safety campaign, If You Feel Different, You Drive Different.

U.S. DOT and NHTSA Kick Off 5th Annual U Drive. U Text. U Pay. Campaign

NHTSA is mobilizing law enforcement officers nationwide to look out for drivers texting or using their phone behind the wheel.

EPA Declares Obama-Era Vehicle Emissions Standards Too Stringent

Under existing regulations, automakers must reach an average fleet fuel efficiency of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025 – more than double the current average.

Consumer Watchdog Joins Coalition Demanding DOT Exercise Strong Oversight of Driverless Vehicles

The group Consumer Watchdog said it has joined a broad coalition calling on the U.S. Department of Transportation to fulfill its legal obligation to ensure effective oversight for the development and deployment of autonomous vehicles.