Nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in 2017, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. To combat this issue and improve road user safety overall, leaders in transit, government, industry, and academia are joining forces to evaluate an innovative Pedestrian Avoidance Safety System (PASS) for transit buses. If successful, the technology could be implemented in transit fleets across the nation.
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VTTI, under contact with NHTSA, to host FMVSS Stakeholder Meeting: Considerations for Automated Driving Systems
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Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), under contract with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), is hosting the following event: FMVSS Stakeholder Meeting: Considerations for Automated Driving Systems November 28-29, 2018 at the USDOT headquarters in Washington, DC Meeting Objectives Identify potential regulatory barriers for self-certification and compliance verification of innovative new vehicle designs precipitated […]