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DOT Officials Offer Overview of Automated Vehicle Testing

July 16, 2021


Commercial trucking operations are included in the slew of connected and automated vehicle testing activities the federal government is currently pursuing.

Kevin Dopart, program manager for connected vehicle safety and automation at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO), offered an overview of testing initiatives July 15 at the Transportation Research Board’s Automated Road Transportation Symposium.

Housed within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, the ITS JPO’s purpose is to spur the development of intelligent transportation systems to move people and goods more efficiently.

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