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Federal Regulators, Industry Leaders Review Autonomous Vehicles’ Potential

26 November 2018

The utilization of automated technology in trucks could prevent thousands of fatalities along the highways and offer benefits to the national economy, the federal regulator said July 12.

We are fully engaged at this point and part of that, an important part, is dealing with our stakeholders,” Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Ray Martinez said during a forum on autonomous vehicles at the Automated Vehicles Symposium in San Francisco.

Our work to facilitate automated driving systems in commercial motor vehicles is one way that we can encourage and support innovation,” Martinez added, noting that encouraging innovation is atop Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s priorities for her department.

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