The U.S. Department of Transportation is committed to facilitating a new era of transportation innovation and safety and ensuring that our country remains a leader in automation. The Department of Transportation is acting as a convener and facilitator, partnering with a broad coalition of industry, academic, states and local, safety advocacy, and transportation stakeholders to support the safe development, testing, and deployment of automated vehicle technology.
U.S. Department of Transportation invites public comment on the document, Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 (AV 3.0) [ISBN 978-0-16-094944-9]. This document builds upon Automated Driving Systems: A Vision for Safety 2.0 (ADS 2.0) and expands the scope to provide a framework and multimodal approach to the safe integration of AVs into the Nation’s broader surface transportation system.
This webpage provides information about the Comprehensive Management Plan for Automated Vehicle Initiatives, the Department’s recent and upcoming activities related to automation, as well as access to resources for learning more about automated vehicles and data relevant to automation.