Issue / Automated Vehicles

New AV START Discussion Draft Addresses Some Stakeholder Concerns

December 5, 2018 (amended Dec. 7) The AV START bill (S. 1885), providing the first federal framework for addressing autonomous...

Comparative Print of Dec. 3, 2018 Version of AV START Act

This is a comparative print (known within Congress as a "Ramseyer Rule Print") of S. 1855, the AV START Act. We took the text of S....

Appropriations To Be Extended Through Dec. 21; AV Legislation Shows Signs of Life in Senate

December 3, 2018 - 7:00 p.m. The death of former President George H.W. Bush on Friday night has forced adjustments in the...

AV START Act – Summary of Changes Made in December 3, 2018 Revised Draft

This is a document prepared by the staff of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee summarizing the changes made in...

AV START Act – December 3, 2018 Revised Discussion Draft

This is the text of a revised "discussion draft" of S. 1885, the AV START Act, circulated by the staffs of Senate Commerce, Science and...

Lame-Duck Agenda is Short, but Time May Be Shorter

November 16, 2018 This week was the first week of the final lame-duck session of the 115th Congress. Congress is taking next week...

Uber Releases VSSA Including Need for “Tractable, Credible” Safety Metrics

November 8. 2018 Uber has released its Voluntary Safety Self-Assessment (VSSA).  The United States DOT introduced VSSAs in their...

Webinar: AVs and Safety

When: 4:00pm ET, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Where: via webinar [embed]https://youtu.be/fAR-OWfnzyQ[/embed] Click here to...

Guest Op-Ed: Autonomous, Electric and Shared – One of These Is Not Like the Others

October 10, 2018 One of the most popular terms in the autonomous vehicle world is the belief—or goal—that vehicles in the future...

Senate Adjourns Until After Elections, Clearing WRDA Bill but Leaving AV Bill, Transpo Nominations Unfinished

October 12, 2018 Yesterday, the U.S. Senate finished its pre-election business with the typical flurry of activity, passing 17 bills...

Automated Transportation Policy and Guidance Flies Ahead, but Stalls in Senate

October 5, 2018 Autonomous transportation is the industry’s hot topic of the week. U.S. DOT unveiled its Automated Vehicle (AV)...

DOT Releases Version 3.0 of Autonomous Vehicle Guidance

October 4, 2018 At a public event this morning, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao released her department's long-awaited "AV 3.0"...

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