June 18, 2019

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill that would allow self-driving vehicles to operate in the state without a human driver present.

The goal of the new legislation is to remove unnecessary obstacles that hinder the development of autonomous vehicle (AV) technology and to establish a statutory framework for AVs in...

October 29, 2018

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) last week said it was moving to allow advanced headlights known as “adaptive driving beams” to be used in vehicles on U.S. roads that could help prevent nighttime crashes.

The agency said it was acting in response to a petition filed by Toyota Motor Corp. i...

October 29, 2018

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ordered a transit operator last week to immediately stop transporting school children in Southwest Florida on a driverless shuttle.

The NHTSA on Friday issued a letter to Transdev North America directing the co...

October 29, 2018

Ford believes future connected cars could coordinate their movements in order to pass through intersections without stopping.

The company is testing the idea in the U.K., and believes it could save time and reduce crashes. Ford’s experimental “Intersection Priority Management” system is currently being demonstrated on t...

July 23, 2018

The timeline is to have the shuttles tested without passengers toward the end of 2018

Self-driving shuttles are expected to ferry passengers in the downtown streets of Columbus, Ohio, by the end of the year.

The Ohio Department of Transportation, the city of Columbus and Ohio State University (OSU) are seeking proposals from...

June 8, 2018

A new I-17 pilot project is testing a system that would alert police and other drivers to the presence of a wrong-way vehicle

The state of Arizona is investing in a potential high-tech solution to instantly alert police and motorists to the presence of a wrong-way driver on a roadway.

The state is the first in the nation to t...

May 9, 2018

Defense Department officials are pushing to roll out self-driving vehicles for the Army before they come to U.S. roadways

The Pentagon may deploy self-driving vehicles in combat zones to reduce the risk for military personnel attempting to deliver supplies to troops, according to a Bloomberg report.

At an April...

May 9, 2018

The automated vehicle service would fill a transportation gap between downtown Providence and Olneyville in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) last week announced that it is accepting proposals from companies who can test and eventually deliver an automated vehicle service to fill a transporta...

May 9, 2018

A California-based tech company is partnering with local authorities in the region to bring the self-driving vehicle service to area residents

The city of Frisco in the North Texas region is reportedly set to get the nation's first self-driving car service.

The service will first be accessible in July for roughly 10,000...

April 10, 2018

Recent studies indicate drivers using phones have higher risks of crash involvement

March 30, 2018-

Distracted driving tops drivers’ list of growing dangers on the road, according to a new survey from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

The annual Traffic Safety Culture Index from the AAA Foundation is designed to identify...

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