Automated/Driverless Vehicles

U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Begin Implementation of Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications Technology

NHTSA 34-14 Monday, August 18, 2014 Contact: Catherine Howden, 202-366-9550, Notice and NHTSA report outline promise of cutting-edge technology   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today released an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) and a supporting comprehensive research report on …

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NHTSA deputy director to join Google Inc.

By David Shepardson The Detroit News Washington — The No. 2 official at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is leaving government to join Google Inc. in January as the director of safety for self-driving cars. Ron Medford, NHTSA’s deputy director, has a career of more than 40 years in government and …

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