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Mechanical Engineering: Autonomous Vehicles

Federal Highway Administration

"The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides leadership in the safe development, testing, and deployment of automated vehicle (AV) technology, including connected and automated vehicle (CAV) research and cooperative driving automation (CDA)."

White House report

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Ensuring American Leadership in Automated vehicle Technologies: Automated Vehicles 4.0

Compiled by the National Science & Technology Council and the U.S. Department of Transportation, this report works toward a consistent approach across over 38 U.S. Government agencies toward research, development and integration of automated vehicle technologies.  It aims to protect users and communities, promote efficient markets, and facilitate coordinated effors.

IEEE Conbected Vehicles Initiatiative

"I E E E Connected Vehicles & Autonomous Vehicles

The IEEE Connected Vehicles Initiative "seeks to promote technical activities, networking, publications, standards and access to technical information in connected vehicles."  This guide includes links to news, IEEE publications, and conference proceedings.  The initiative is currently developing a series of eLearning modules on connected vehicle technologies, systems and applications.


Federal Aviation Administration

"The FAA collaborates with industry and communities to advance drone operations and integrate them into the national airspace."

Drones (eBooks)

National Transportation Library

National Transportation Library: Connected Vehicles

This guide contains information on U.S. Legislation, Federal Regulations, and International projects on connected vehicle technology issues including organizational, societal, legal and infrastructural impacts of the new techologies.