Skip to content

Issues

NHTSA Extends Comment Period for ADAS Research

February 25, 2020 | Comments Off on NHTSA Extends Comment Period for ADAS Research

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is extending the comment period on the Advanced Driver Assisted Systems (ADAS) Draft Research Test Procedures Request for Comment (RFQ) to March 6, 2020. The RFQ was published on November 21, 2019 and was intended to be closed for comment on January 21, 2020. To read the full request…

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Autonomous Vehicles

February 13, 2020 | Comments Off on House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Autonomous Vehicles

Committee Staff Releases DRAFT AV Bill The U.S. House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce held a hearing entitled, “Autonomous Vehicles: Promises and Challenges of Evolving Automotive Technologies.” In opening statements, Members of the Committee expressed similar sentiments regarding their support and the need for autonomous vehicle legislation touting that it will ensure American leadership…

White House 2021 Budget Proposal Includes Increase for Career and Technical Education Programs

February 11, 2020 | Comments Off on White House 2021 Budget Proposal Includes Increase for Career and Technical Education Programs

This week the White House unveiled its 2021 fiscal year budget proposal. The $4.8 trillion proposal included a $900 million increase in funding for career and technical education (CTE) programs. U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stated that “we’re asking for new resources for career and technical education to ensure every student in America…

ASA Signs On Comments for U.S. House AV Hearing

February 11, 2020 | Comments Off on ASA Signs On Comments for U.S. House AV Hearing

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) signed on to the Coalition for Future Mobility and the U.S. Vehicle Data Access Coalition’s letters that were submitted to the U.S. House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce in response to a hearing convened today entitled, “Autonomous Vehicles: Promises and Challenges of Evolving Automotive Technologies.” Click here to read…

U.S. DOT Requests Comments on AV Guidelines

February 7, 2020 | Comments Off on U.S. DOT Requests Comments on AV Guidelines

The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) unveiled ‘Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies: Automated Vehicles 4.0’. The guidelines were announced in January at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV. This week the U.S. Department of Transportation and the White House Office of Technology Policy (OSTP) released in…

ASA Submits Comments Supporting New Mexico Bill

January 29, 2020 | Comments Off on ASA Submits Comments Supporting New Mexico Bill

The Automotive Service Association submitted comments supporting New Mexico House Bill 156, which establishes a new section of the Criminal Code for illegally dismantling vehicles. Click here to read ASA’s Letter to the New Mexico Committee on Consumer and Public Affairs.

Center for Auto Safety Drops Technical Service Bulletins Case Against DOT

January 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Center for Auto Safety Drops Technical Service Bulletins Case Against DOT

In 2016, The Center for Auto Safety filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for failing to publish manufacturer communications and accompanying indices as required by law. This month, the Center dropped its lawsuit against the DOT after the DOT made thousands of manufacturer communications online. The Center believes that these “repair…

NHTSA Expands Comment Period on ADAS Technologies

January 22, 2020 | Comments Off on NHTSA Expands Comment Period on ADAS Technologies

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) expanded a comment period on draft research test procedures assessing different advanced driving-assisted systems (ADAS) technology. To learn more, click here.

U.S. DOT Secretary Announces Proposals to Improve Transportation Safety

January 16, 2020 | Comments Off on U.S. DOT Secretary Announces Proposals to Improve Transportation Safety

Yesterday at the Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao announced three proposals aimed at improving safety on our roadways. Chao announced the next phase of the “Partnership for Analytics Research in Traffic Safety (PARTS) program.” The program will “expand participation in the PARTS program to include almost 70%…

U.S. DOT Announces New Autonomous Vehicle Guidelines

January 9, 2020 | Comments Off on U.S. DOT Announces New Autonomous Vehicle Guidelines

The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) unveiled ‘Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies: Automated Vehicles 4.0’. The guidelines were announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV this week. AV 4.0 is the third set of autonomous vehicle guidance the DOT has released. AV 4.0 has three…

Archives