Government Requires Automakers to Report Driver-assist Crashes

by Adam Felts

AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer is quoted in an CNN article on U.S government scrutiny of advanced driver assistance systems:

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tuesday that automakers will be required to report crashes involving driver-assist systems, as well as crashes of fully autonomous vehicles, which are less common on roads...

..."This is a major step forward for safety," Bryan Reimer, associate director of the New England University Transportation Center at MIT, told CNN Business. "Reporting will increase transparency around the benefits and risks of assisted and automated driving."

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Adam Felts

Adam Felts is a researcher and writer at the MIT AgeLab. He conducts research on the experiences of family caregivers and the future of financial advice. He received his Master's in Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Boston University in 2014 and his Master's of Theological Studies from Boston University in 2019.

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