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Automated Driving Systems: A Vision for Safety

pdf iconAutomated Driving Systems: A Vision for Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is fully committed to reaching an era of crash-free roadways through deployment of innovative lifesaving technologies. Recent negative trends in automotive crashes underscore the urgency to develop and deploy lifesaving technologies that can dramatically decrease the number of fatalities and injuries on our Nation’s roadways. NHTSA believes that Automated Driving Systems (ADSs), including those contemplating no driver at all, have the potential to significantly improve roadway safety in the United States.

Regulatory Topic: Automated Vehicles
Effective Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Issued Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017