Items tagged "department of transportation"

Press Release

Public Knowledge Supports Trump Administration Withdrawal of Vehicle-2-Vehicle Plan Mandating DSRC

November 1, 2017 automotive , department of transportation , DSRC , FCC , Spectrum

According to reports, the Trump administration will withdraw an Obama administration Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that sought to install vehicle-2-vehicle technology called “dedicated short-range communications” (DSRC) in all future car models. Public Knowledge contends that withdrawing the proposal will make Americans more safe, as the driverless car technology currently poses both cybersecurity and privacy risks.

Read More
Press Release

Public Knowledge Responds to Department of Transportation’s Connected Vehicles Proposal

December 13, 2016 automotive , department of transportation , DSRC , FCC

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a proposal mandating vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications technology on all new light-duty vehicles. This V2V technology would require automobile manufacturers selling cars in the United States to use dedicated short-range communications (DSRC), a technology which poses cybersecurity and privacy risks yet to be addressed by any government agency.

Read More