The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to split up the 5.9 GHz “safety spectrum” frequency previously set aside for use in transportation for vehicle-to-everything technologies, a plan that has prompted dire warnings from departments of transportation and various transportation and safety groups.
November 18, 2020
The new tools from Ford include real-time driver coaching through its SYNC 4 voice assistant that alerts drivers anytime they exceed a speed limit, rapidly accelerate, brake harshly, idle excessively, or fail to fasten a seatbelt
November 12, 2020
In a letter to the Federal Communication Commission, leaders and members of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure criticized that agency’s effort to open up the 5.9-gigahertz wireless communication spectrum to non-transportation use.
January 23, 2020
As part of Amazon’s Last Mile program, the company has created a logistics network that relies on contracted delivery services using undertrained drivers in rented trucks. This creates a wall that protects Amazon from liability in fatal collisions.
September 19, 2019
A new J.D. Power survey finds car buyer demand for semi-autonomous safety technology is threatened by overbearing alerts that are causing many to disable their systems, increasing the risk of a collision.
August 28, 2019