New Rule Would Mandate Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication

The United States Department of Transportation announced that it is proposing a rule to require vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology in new cars.

Vehicle-to-vehicle systems, or V2V, allows cars to communicate to each other in an effort to warn drivers about potential accidents and prevent crashes. The basic technology uses dedicated short-range radios to allow for the cars to communicate, and can send data such as location, speed, direction, and braking status. The DOT claims that the radio technology will have a range of about 300 meters, and offer a farther range than radar or camera sensors, in addition to not being as impaired by obstacles or other vehicles. Read more…….

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