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NHTSA, DOT Propose Rule for V2V Communications

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway and Safety Administration propose a rule to establish a new Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard.

US DOT Adds Federal Committee on Automation

The U.S. Department of Transportation establishes new advisory committee focused on automation across a number of transportation modes.

DOT Issues Proposed Rule on Connected Vehicles

In an effort to reduce crashes on U.S. roadways, the U.S. Department of Transportation issued a proposed rule on Dec. 13, that would advance the deployment of connected vehicle technologies. The proposed rule would “require all new light vehicles to be capable of Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications, such that they will send and receive Basic Safety

Poll Says Americans Support 10-cent Increase in Gas Tax

A recent poll conducted by the San Jose, Calif.-based Mineta Transportation Institute stated 71% of U.S. residents would pay 10 cents more in the 18.4 cents-per-gallon gas tax if that extra money was put toward federal transportation projects, reports. The poll was conducted as the Oct. 29 deadline approaches for renewing federal infrastructure spending