FMCSA’s Martinez Announces Driver Assistance Systems Project at MCE

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Ray Martinez announced the launch of a project to promote advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) on Oct. 5.

ADAS refers to technologies that can help improve driver safety, such as automatic emergency brakes and lane-departure warning systems. The project will be a team effort among FMCSA and industry partners, including American Trucking Associations, the American Transportation Research Institute and the Technology & Maintenance Council of ATA. Martinez announced the initiative before a room packed with trucking industry leaders at ATA’s Management Conference & Exhibition.