Department of Transportation

Distracted driving

DoT Guidelines To Help Minimize Driving Distractions

Question: If your cellphone buzzes with an SMS message while you're driving, what do you do? Choose from: a) Ignore it and read it later when you stop b) Take a glance, just to see who it is; or c) Read it, reply, check your Facebook and plow through the window of your local 7-Eleven. If you... read more

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Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

Six Cities Named For New Vehicle-To-Vehicle (V2V) Communications Trials

Vehicle-to-vehicle communication, V2V for short, is nothing new. In fact, automakers and governments alike have been working on the technology for the past several years... read more May 17, 2011 by

Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

Dallas, Minneapolis, San Francisco Become Part Of DOT's 'Talking Car' Project

We all know about the growing popularity of collision avoidance systems. As recently as this week, we've even heard about developments on the autonomous car front. Problem... read more May 13, 2011 by

DOT Connected Vehicle Technology Challenge

Got A Great Idea To Make Driving Easier/Greener/More Fun? Enter The Connected Vehicle Tech Challenge

There are thousands of tech developers out there, trying to make driving more fun, more efficient, and less frustrating. Apps like, Parking In Motion, and Waze... read more April 7, 2011 by


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