October 27, 2017
Dan Ronan
ITS America

The Board of Directors of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) named Shailen Bhatt as President & CEO ...

October 11, 2017
Dan Ronan
ITS America

The 2016 Fatal Traffic Crash Data released last week by NHTSA tragically revealed that 37,461 people were killed in crashes on U.S. roadways in 2016 — that's nearly 2,200 more fatalities than in 2015, a 5.6 percent increase ...

September 20, 2017
Dan Ronan
ITS America

The House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 3388, Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in Vehicle Evolution Act or the SELF DRIVE Act ...

August 31, 2017
Dan Ronan
ITS America

ITS America's most important event is coming up in just two and a half months — the ITS World Congress in the beautiful city of Montreal. Once again the entire world is coming together to see the numerous opportunities and some challenges we face to bring intelligent transportation to the forefront of the discussion. This is the most revolutionary time to be in the transportation and mobility industry since the mass production of the automobile more than 100 years ago ...

August 03, 2017
Dan Ronan
ITS America

The Energy and Commerce Committee approved bill H.R. 3388, Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in Vehicle Evolution Act or the "Self Drive Act."

Passing with unanimous bipartisan support at 54-0, this legislation will prioritize consumer safety, reduce traffic-related fatalities, and clarify federal and state roles around emerging automated vehicle technologies.

According to the Energy and Commerce Committee, the Self Drive Act will:

■ Advances safety by prioritizing the protection of consumers

June 07, 2017
Regina Hopper
ITS America

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA) and the Cyber Future Foundation (CFF) announced a partnership to form the Intelligent Transportation Cybersecurity Task Force (ITCTF) ...

May 26, 2017
Deborah A.P. Hersman and Regina Hopper
NSC and ITS America

Memorial Day is around the corner and millions of American families will get into their cars for a mini vacation marking the start of summer road trip season. Unfortunately, the risk of a highway crash causing serious injury or death is still a reality. According to the National Safety Council an estimated 409 people may be killed during the Memorial Day weekend. Even one person is too many ...

April 19, 2017
Regina Hopper
ITS America

ITS America filed comments with NHTSA in response to its proposed standard for V2V communications. The following is a second excerpt from the letter, covering the role of a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard in deployment of V2V ...

April 17, 2017
Regina Hopper
ITS America

ITS America filed comments with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in response to its proposed standard for Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications, stating: ITS America believes a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard is needed for vehicle-to-vehicle communications, and that the proposed standard should be performance-based and flexible enough to incorporate future technologies including everything from standards for communications, to security and privacy, to V2V applications ...