AV Policy 3.0: Analysis of Comments from the National Society of Professional Engineers

The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) submitted critical comments about the Department of Transportation’s Automated Vehicle Policy 3.0.  The 2018 comments from NSPE echo, in many respects, the comments NSPE provided to the Department of Transportation (DOT) about Automated Vehicle Policy 2.0 in 2017.  NSPE is concerned that the DOT is not prioritizing public…

AV Policy 3.0: Analysis of Initial Comments about Automated Trucking

In my post entitled, U.S. Department of Transportation Automated Vehicle Policy 3.0, I analyzed the Department of Transportation’s Automated Vehicle Policy 3.0.  In this post, I analyze initial comments concerning automated trucking (semis and tractor-trailers) that the Department of Transportation has received about AV Policy 3.0. The Comments Commentators have expressed numerous concern about automated…

U.S. Department of Transportation Automated Vehicle Policy 3.0

In its Automated Vehicles 3.0, Preparing for the Future of Transportation, the United States Department of Transportation laid out its latest policy on automated vehicles.  The Department did not issue regulations on automated vehicles, and instead opted for, in its terms, a “flexible, responsible approach to a framework for multimodal automation.”  This article will discuss…