New Jersey DOT Issues Safety Checklist for Self-Driving Cars

Via NJTV News

They’re coming — self-driving cars that will rely less on human control and more on autopilot.

So, this week, the federal transportation department issued a safety checklist for automakers to follow. Steve Carrellas is with the National Motorists Association.

“I think it’s a real good start,” Carrellas said.

The government made the reason for its checklist unmistakably clear: safety.

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The Open Source Application Development Portal (OSADP) Adds New Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Applications for Download!

The OSADP is a web-based portal that provides access to and supports the collaboration, development, and use of open-source ITS-related applications. The OSADP has added a number of new ITS-related applications that are available free to the public.

The following new applications are now available for download:

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South Carolina DOT Named Top State DOT in National Report

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has been rated as the top ranked overall state DOT in the nation by the Reason Foundation in Los Angeles. The Foundation released its 22nd Annual Highway Report on Thursday, September 22. This report ranks every state’s highway system on pavement condition, traffic congestion, deficient bridges, traffic fatality rates, dollars spent per mile and other categories. The previous report ranked SCDOT as 4th.

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