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Office of Vehicle Safety Research (OVSR) Studies

NHTSA’s Office of Vehicle Safety Research (OVSR) conducts research at the NHTSA Vehicle

Research and Test Center (VRTC) in East Liberty, Ohio. Research programs covered by this

assessment support NHTSA’s mission by examining how drivers interact with current

production driver-assistive and advanced technologies. The research is conducted by NHTSA

VRTC staff with the support of its on-site support services contractor, Transportation Research

Center, Inc. (TRC). This Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) is being conducted because in the

context of this research, NHTSA and its contractor, TRC, collect, process, and maintain

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) on members of the public.

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Last updated: Friday, December 18, 2020