Department of Transportation seeking proposals for automated vehicle proving grounds pilot
Department of Transportation seeking proposals for automated vehicle proving grounds pilot 28 November 2016 The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is requesting proposals from applicants (DOT-OST-2016-0233 ) to form an initial network of multiple proving grounds focused on the advancement of autonomous vehicle technology. The proving grounds will develop and share best practices around the safe testing, demonstration and deployment of autonomous vehicle technology. The selected proving grounds will be designated “USDOT Automated Vehicle Proving Grounds.” DOT anticipates that the designation will encourage new levels of public safety while contributing to a foundation able to transform personal and commercial mobility and provide new opportunities to disadvantaged people and communities. Designated proving grounds must appoint a Designated Safety Officer responsible for ...