NHTSA seeks answers as it plans to mandate V2V technologies

  • 19-Aug-2014 09:35 EDT
NHTSA photo from V2V - Figure III.jpg

Representation of a potential V2V safety benefit at intersections where vehicles do not have good sight lines to each other.

The U.S. NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) is seeking information and insights from automotive and related industries as it moves to mandate certain vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technologies for improved safety. The agency estimates the per-vehicle cost to consumers at about $350 and asks in its official Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM): "Do commenters believe that these costs are reasonably representative for the time frames identified…If not, can commenters provide data to support alternative cost estimates? NHTSA is relying on industry to provide enough answers to the many questions the agency can make a more fully formulated proposal by 2016. The bulk of the ANPRM consists of questions, answers for which are due in about two months; the exact deadline will not be known until the ANPRM is published in the Federal Register in the near future. Meantime, links to the unofficial ANPRM and an associated report can be found at the bottom of a NHTSA press release here: http://www.nhtsa.gov/About+NHTSA/Press+Releases/NHTSA-issues-advanced-notice-of-proposed-rulemaking-on-V2V-communications.

Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
4.50 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2016-09-10
The connected car’s emergence is as disruptive for insurance companies as it is for automakers. Usage based insurance (UBI) holds a major role in future plans, prompting insurers to partner with OEMs and create apps that provide services that make UBI more attractive to customers.
2016-08-25
Volvo and Uber executives provide insights into their collaboration to develop next generation autonomous driving (AD) cars aimed at reaching full SAE Level-5 standard.
2016-08-08
The dangers of faulty car airbags recently have become all too clear. The product-liability issues associated with airbags and the largest, most costly automotive recall in history make it essential to characterize them thermally at high speeds and with high levels of sensitivity and accuracy.
2016-10-05
An EU consortium aims to tackle the challenges of increasingly complex vision-based systems.

Related Items

Technical Paper / Journal Article
1996-03-01
Technical Paper / Journal Article
1934-01-01
Training / Education
2010-03-15
Technical Paper / Journal Article
1996-04-01
Article
2016-07-01
Training / Education
2007-03-01
Technical Paper / Journal Article
1917-01-01
Technical Paper / Journal Article
1917-01-01