Government wants you to broadcast your driving data—eventually

By Sean Gallagher

An artist’s conception of vehicle-to-vehicle communications in action—every car, bus, and truck reporting where it is, where it’s going, and how fast it’s moving.
US Department of Transportation

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that it’s finally ready to consider regulations that might require “light vehicles” to communicate with each other about their speed, direction of travel, and location in order to prevent collisions. The technology, called vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) could by some government estimates reduce traffic fatalities by as much as 80 percent if …read more

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