NHTSA Publishes Safety Guidance for New Technologies

By SEMA Washington, D.C., Staff

Recognizing that automotive technology is rapidly changing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued an Enforcement Guidance Bulletin for addressing autonomous vehicles and other non-traditional new products and software. The guidance includes discussion on treating vulnerabilities when such technology or equipment poses an unreasonable risk to safety or constitutes a safety-related defect. NHTSA updated the guidance in response to public comments received last spring. 

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