DOT Praises Companies for Releasing AV Self-Evaluations

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Feb. 26, 2019—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently recognized companies who have proactively released voluntary safety self-assessments and for their commitment to prioritizing safety and strengthening public trust in Automated Driving Systems.

Since late 2018, Apple, Bosch, Mercedes-Benz, Navya, Starsky Robotics, and Zoox have joined Ford, General Motors, Nuro, Nvidia, Uber and Waymo on the list of organizations that have taken this step.

The Department’s Automated Driving Systems 2.0: A Vision for Safety outlines a 12-point voluntary safety self-assessment that companies are encouraged to consider and publicly release to promote public confidence in ADS technologies.


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