“Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced the first set of governmentwide automated vehicle (AV) principles to guide agencies in coordinating research, integrating the technology and avoiding burdensome regulations.”
“Chao outlined the 10 principles Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Show 2020 in Las Vegas, part of a joint White House and Department of Transportation effort dubbed “AV 4.0: Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies.”
“In 2017, DOT provided voluntary guidelines for testing and safety called AV 2.0 and the following year followed up with AV 3.0, addressing development across all surface transportation modes.”
“AV 4.0 unifies AV efforts across 38 different federal agencies and departments and independent agencies and commissions and executive offices of the …”. Read the full article here.
Source: The first governmentwide automated-vehicle principles are ready for agencies – By Dave Nyczepir, January 9, 2020. FedScoop.