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Washington Post Letter to the Editor by Cathy Chase and Jack Gillis

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We are still miles from achieving safe and fully autonomous vehicles. On this trajectory, incremental steps could save thousands of lives. Crash-avoidance technologies, such as automatic emergency brakes (AEB), are available and effective.

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Statement on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Investigation of Tesla Crashes

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Auto safety agency’s investigative actions are commendable.  They also highlight the need for minimum performance standards for vehicles with automated driving technology to protect first responders and all road users.

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Statement for Senate Commerce Subcommittee hearing, “Driving Innovation: the Future of Automotive Mobility, Safety, and Technology”

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Fully driverless cars may have a future potential to reduce the carnage on our roads and expand mobility, but commonsense, lifesaving solutions can and must be implemented now. During this transformational time in surface transportation history, we should pay heed to Benjamin Franklin’s infamous quote from 1736, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

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