NHTSA Slates Public Meeting on Autonomous Vehicle Policy
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will be holding a public meeting on Nov. 10 to gain input on the Department of Transportation’s Federal Automated Vehicles Policy.
The policy was released on Sept. 20 and aims to promote the safe and efficient development and deployment of highly automated vehicles.
The public meeting will be held in Washington, D.C., from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the General Services Administration's Regional Office Building. All comments at the meeting will be given orally and any presentation materail should be submitted to the docket (NHTSA-2016-0090) for inclusion. All attendees must register by Nov. 8. NHTSA also said the meting will be webcast.
If it is too late to register for the Nov. 10 meeting, written statements can be submitted during the comment period. NHTSA said these will be considered with the same weight as oral comments at the public meeting. All written comments must be submitted no later than Nov. 22, 2016.
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