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NHTSA Announces Release of $562 Million in Highway Safety Grants

The grants for highway safety programs will help save lives by addressing impaired driving, promoting seat belt use, improving pedestrian and bicyclist safety and funding other important traffic safety efforts.

First Responder Safety Technology Pilot Program

NHTSA proposes to establish a $38 million multi-modal First Responder Safety Technology Pilot Program. Grants will allow awardees to equip emergency response vehicles and related infrastructure — such as traffic signals — and public transit with vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technologies, to enhance the safety of emergency response vehicles and the traveling public.

WATCH: NHTSA Emergency Response Vehicles Advanced Vehicle Safety Technology Webinar

DSRC and Wi-Fi Baseline Cross-Channel Interference Test and Measurement Report

This document presents test results from a set of tests that were conducted to baseline the potential performance impact of cross-channel Wi-Fi (802.11ac) emissions on Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) in the DSRC band. This is a pre-final version. The final version may differ slightly and will be posted at the National Transportation Library. This report has been submitted for posting in the Federal Register under NHTSA-2019-0133.

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