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NHTSA Holds Forum on Driverless Vehicles

NHTSA sought public input on planned guidelines for the safe deployment and operation of automated vehicles.

NHTSA to Host Public Meetings on Automated Vehicles

As part of the meeting, NHTSA is seeking input on planned guidelines for the safe deployment and operation of automated vehicles.

FBI, NHTSA Roll Out PSA on Vehicle Cyber Threat Risks

The public service announcement says threat actors can remotely attack a car’s electronic control unit through the use of vulnerabilities in third-party devices connected to the vehicle’s diagnostic ports.

PCI Commends Automakers’ Commitment to Make Automatic Emergency Braking Standard on New Vehicles

Property Casualty Insurers Association of America’s Bob Passmore said, “The promotion and expansion of accident avoidance technology is paramount for protecting motorists.”

US Department of Transportation to Host Public Meetings on Safe Operation of Automated Vehicles

The meetings, to be held in Washington, D.C., and California, will gather information on a series of issues related to safe operation of automated vehicles as part of NHTSA’s efforts to provide manufacturers with operational guidance.

As Driverless Cars Win Human Rights, Are We Losing Our Human Fight?

PCWorld’s editor-in-chief pens op-ed piece in response to NHTSA’s latest opinion that computer algorithms that pilot self-driving cars may be considered the equivalent of human drivers.

Computers Qualify as Drivers, NHTSA Tells Google

This move marks a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous cars on the road.

US DOT Announces Steep Spike in Roadway Deaths

Latest estimate of traffic deaths shows a steep 9.3 percent increase for the first nine months of 2015.

U.S. DOT Reminds Americans to ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ This Holiday Season

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration unveils a new Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over ad to run in movie theaters immediately before “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

Department of Transportation Recommends Updated Safety Rating System for New Vehicles

Proposed series of changes would modernize NHTSA’s current standards. Under the current program, NHTSA crash tests new vehicles and rates their ability to protect occupants in frontal, side and rollover crashes.

Traffic Fatalities Fall in 2014, But Early Estimates Show Increase in 2015

The 2015 fatality estimate is up 8.1 percent from the same period last year, and the fatality rate rose by 4.4 percent.

US House Committee Holds Hearing on Vehicle Safety

Hearing spurred by the recent series of major recalls as well as the continued development of new vehicle technologies.