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TIMTC, U.S. DOT to Sponsor Policy Issues Webinar Focusing On Truck Wireless Communication Technologies

February 16, 2011

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Trucking industry stakeholders are invited to participate in a free webinar to discuss key policy and institutional challenges that could impact fleet adoption of new wireless communication technologies.
The particular technologies being discussed include communication technologies that allow trucks to "talk" to other vehicles and roadside infrastructure. Through this webinar, motor carriers will be able to provide the U.S. DOT with direct feedback on technology implementation issues.

Presentations will include
1) a brief introduction on the U.S. DOT's Truck Technology Policy program of research;
2) an overview of the potential value of the wireless connectivity technologies to the trucking industry; and
3) a summary of related policy issues identified to date.

Feedback gathered from participants will be used to develop the Truck V2V/V2I Policy Roadmap and Research Agenda.

WHAT: U.S. DOT's Truck V2V/V2I Technology Policy Issues Webinar

WHEN: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 1:00 to 3:00 EST

HOW: Participants will need access to the internet and a telephone. For your free registration, use the link below. An automated email with instructions for joining the webinar will be sent to all registrants.

Please visit the TIMTC website at www.freightmobility.org to register for the webinar or click here.

Interested in becoming involved with TIMTC? Participation is free and provides the latest information and updates on trucking industry initiatives that improve the industry's safety and mobility. Send your contact information to [email protected] to receive your free membership.


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