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

January 16, 2020

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…

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U.S. DOT Announces New Autonomous Vehicle Guidelines

January 9, 2020

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…

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U.S. House Committee Advances Electric Vehicle Bill

January 9, 2020

The U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy advanced H.R. 5545, the New Opportunities to Expand Healthy Air Using Sustainable Transportation (NO EXHAUST) Act of 2020. The legislation was introduced by Congressman Bobby Rush (D-IL) two days ago. The bill would authorize: $2 billion per year from fiscal year 2021 through 2030…

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NHTSA Announces Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

January 8, 2020

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in accordance with the Fixing Americas Surface Transportation Act of 2015 (FAST Act) to create procedures to exempt replica vehicles from the federal motor vehicle safety standards which apply to new cars. To view the NPRM…

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