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

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USDOT Statement on FCC waiver action

Technology plays an important role in making our roads safer for all users. By issuing the Joint Parties’ waiver request, the FCC provides the certainty needed for our nation’s transportation technology industry to bring safety-enabling cellular-vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) services to the...

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...