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NHTSA Safety Research Portfolio Public Meeting: Fall 2021

Tue, 10/19/2021

Location

Virtual Event

October 19 - October 21, 2021

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, daily


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Join the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for our virtual Safety Research Portfolio Public Meeting: Fall 2021. NHTSA's vehicle safety research and behavioral safety research offices will present information on activities related to the agency’s research programs. Discussion topics will include:

  • Crash avoidance research including advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), human factors, automated driving systems (ADS), and vehicle cybersecurity.
  • Behavioral safety including speeding/speed management and risky driving behaviors followed by panels on vulnerable road user research and alternative fuels.
  • Crashworthiness research regarding female crash safety, ADS crash safety, advanced crash test dummies, and occupant protection.

Each year, NHTSA executes a broad array of research programs. The agency’s research portfolio covers program areas pertaining to vehicle safety, including safety countermeasures implemented through the vehicle; its components; operations and use, including accessibility considerations; alternative fuels; among others, and behavioral safety, which includes safety countermeasures that pertain to the behavior and actions of drivers, occupants, and other road users, including vulnerable populations.

All attendees must register to attend the virtual event.