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safety band; 5.9; 5.9 GHz; spectrum; V2X; automation; automated vehicles

State by State Crash Data and Economic Cost Index

States across the country are actively using the Safety Band to deploy innovative, intelligent transportation technologies that reduce crashes and save lives in our communities. Smart roads are safe roads.

Public Statements in Support of the Safety Band

Secretary Chao Stresses Importance of the Safety Band

“…the First Responder Safety Technology Pilot Program…will provide up to $38 million to equip emergency response vehicles, transit vehicles and related infrastructure, including traffic signals and highway-rail-grade crossings, with V2X technology.  These systems will use the 5.9 Gigahertz “Safety Band” of spectrum currently allocated for use in transportation systems.  We know this issue is important to you.  We...