January 12, 2018 – At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced USDOT’s first public steps to advance the next generation of federal automated vehicle (AV) policies in 2018.
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January 11, 2018 – These are the five major federal autonomous vehicle policy developments to watch in 2018.
January 12, 2018 – In the absence of the Trump Administration’s promised-but-long-delayed $1 trillion infrastructure package (which still may be released ahead of Trump’s first State of the Union address on January 30), the U.S.
December 20, 2017 – On December 20, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing to review the state of freight movement in the United States across every mode and the need for further investments in infrastructure.
December 20, 2017 – Last week, the House Energy & Commerce Committee (E&C) launched its newest initiative in vehicle regulations with a December 12 hearing, titled “Update on the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program (CAFE) and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Motor Vehicles.”
December 20, 2017 – At an executive session on December 13, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee approved a bill to reauthorize the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
December 21, 2017 – The automated vehicle (AV) legislation in Congress has been put in park until next year, despite being in the fast lane for the past several months. Confronted with limited floor time and a number of concerns raised during Sen. John Thune’s (R-SD) attempt to hotline the bill, AV START (S.
December 8, 2017 – On November 30, Sen. John Thune (R-SD) initiated the “hotline” process for his and Sen.
December 8, 2017 – On December 5, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) unveiled its 5-year agenda for researching the potential benefits of vehicle automation for public transit. Dubbed the Strategic Transit Automation Research (STAR) Plan, it will serve as a guide for the agency and transit stakeholders through FY 2022.
December 8, 2017 – On December 7, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Highways and Transit held a roundtable to discuss emerging technologies in the trucking industry, with a particular focus on automated driving systems.
December 1, 2017- This week, the Aviation subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held the first hearing in the 115th Congress dedicated entirely to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS, or drones).
December 1, 2017 – Before the year comes to a close, Senate Commerce chairman John Thune (R-SD) is attempting to rally his colleagues to pass a bill that would create the nation’s first automated vehicle (AV) laws, AV START (S. 1885). Yesterday, Thune initiated the “hotline” process for the bill.
November 21, 2017 – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is taking steps to ensure a smooth transition to electronic logging devices (ELDs) for commercial motor vehicles, agency officials announced yesterday.
November 21, 2017 -A recent report from the R Street Institute (RSI) explores the challenges of automotive cybersecurity as well as the roles of public and private sector entities in protecting consumers.
November 16, 2017 – ETW has learned from representatives of industry and advocacy groups engaged in the process that the AV START Act might be “hotlined” before the end of the month.
November 9, 2017 – Two months after releasing Automated Driving Systems 2.0: A Vision for Safety, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is continuing to receive a steady stream of feedback from stakeholders.
November 9, 2017 – Commercial trucking is likely to be one of the first sectors that benefits from vehicle automation and connectivity, according to a new report from Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE).
November 9, 2017 – This has been a big year for emerging vehicle technologies.
November 3, 2017 – Just two months after USDOT released the second version of the federal government’s automated vehicle (AV) policies, Secretary Elaine Chao and USDOT officials said yesterday that the department is already working hard on its next update.
November 1, 2017 – On October 31, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee convened a hearing to consider four of President Trump’s transportation nominees, amidst a growing backlog of transportation nominees in the upper chamber.