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Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog Renew Their Call for the FTC and State Attorneys General to Investigate Tesla for Deceptive Practices After Another Autopilot-Related Death

UPDATE: Read the FTC’s Division of Advertising Practices Response to our Press Release Below FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2019 Contact: Jason Levine, jlevine@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 Adam Scow, adam@consumerwatchdog.org, (510) 229-8970        Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog Renew Their Call for the FTC and State Attorneys General  to Investigate …

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Center Submits Comments to DC City Council on Proposed Driverless Car Tests on Public Roads

February 12, 2019 Councilmember Mary M. Cheh, Chairperson Committee on Transportation and the Environment Council of the District of Columbia 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004 Dear Chairperson Cheh, The Center for Auto Safety (the Center), the nation’s premier independent, non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to improving vehicle safety, …

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Center for Auto Safety Submits Comments to NHTSA on Autonomous Vehicle Testing Pilot Program 

December 11, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Grace Garver, ggarver@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Submits Comments to NHTSA on Autonomous Vehicle Testing Pilot Program  Yesterday, the Center for Auto Safety (“the Center”) submitted comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (“NHTSA”) Pilot Program for Collaborative Research on …

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Center for Auto Safety joins consumer organizations in calling on the Senate to protect consumer privacy and legal rights in AV START

December 7, 2018 Dear Senator, As consumer protection and privacy rights organizations, representing millions of members and supporters, we are writing to express serious concern with how the AV Start Act, S 1885, could affect consumer privacy. Some of us also have concerns with other elements of the bill, but …

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Center for Auto Safety Submits Comments to Department of Transportation Regarding Third Version of Voluntary Driverless Car Guidance

December 4, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Grace Garver, ggarver@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700  Center for Auto Safety Submits Comments to Department of Transportation Regarding Third Version of Voluntary Driverless Car Guidance —Calls For Safety Requirements Yesterday, the Center for Auto Safety (“the Center”) submitted comments to the Department of Transportation’s (“DOT”) …

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Center for Auto Safety Statement Regarding Reports  AV START Act Will Be Attached to Year-End Government Spending Bill

Center for Auto Safety Statement Regarding Reports  AV START Act Will Be Attached to Year-End Government Spending Bill Driverless vehicles, we are told, are going to change everything about cars and transportation, but when it comes to driverless car policies, it is business as usual in Washington with back room …

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Center for Auto Safety Petitions NHTSA to Begin Rulemaking to Immediately Mandate Submission of Safety Information by Companies Testing Self-Driving Technology on Public Road

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2018 Contact: Grace Garver, ggarver@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Petitions NHTSA to Begin Rulemaking to Immediately Mandate Submission of Safety Information by Companies Testing Self-Driving Technology on Public Roads The Center for Auto Safety—the nation’s premier independent non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to …

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Center for Auto Safety Statement on DOT Voluntary AV Guidance Version 3.0

Today, the Department of Transportation has released a third version of voluntary guidance for automated driving systems which perfectly captures this administration’s approach to protecting people: get out of the way and let industry drive.  Despite deaths, injuries, and crashes involving a variety of semi-autonomous and autonomous vehicle technology across …

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