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Detroit Free Press: Connected-vehicle technology could save lives

April 25, 2012

Vehicle-to-vehicle communication "really has a tremendous amount of promise to save lives," said David Strickland of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in an April 26 article in the Detroit Free Press covering his keynote address at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress in Detroit.

Strickland said NHTSA is working with automakers and other government agencies to accelerate the introduction of connected-vehicle technology like crash warning systems and lane departure alerts. The results of an ongoing UMTRI study, which is testing vehicle communication technology in Ann Arbor, will help guide the agency's next steps.

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