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Automated Vehicle Additional Resources

Several additional resources provide information for stakeholders and consumers about automation and related safety technologies.

  • Driver Assistance Technologies: USDOT is working to promote safety through sharing information on vehicle technologies that hold the potential to reduce the number of crashes and to save thousands of lives every year.
  • MyCarDoesWhat.org: A national campaign developed by the National Safety Council and the University of Iowa to help educate drivers on new vehicle safety technologies designed to help prevent crashes.
  • National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Autonomous Vehicles: NCSL provides an autonomous vehicles legislative database, providing up-to-date information about State-level autonomous vehicle legislation that has been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework: To ensure a comprehensive cybersecurity environment, USDOT has adopted a multi-faceted approach that leverages the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and encourages industry to adopt practices that improve the cybersecurity posture of transportation sector in the United States.
  • SAE Standard J3016: More information about the levels of automation, as defined by SAE in J3016: Taxonomy and Definitions for Terms Related to Driving Automation Systems for On-Road Motor Vehicles.
  • Vehicle Cybersecurity: In advancing and exploring the safety benefits of these new vehicle technologies, USDOT is focused on strong cybersecurity to ensure these systems work as intended and are built to mitigate safety risks.
Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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