Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies

January 2020

By: National Science & Technology Council, United States Department of Transportation

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Autonomous Vehicles

This report discusses 10 principles applied by the U.S. Government that are guiding the deployment of Autonomous Vehicles. These principle are organized with the goals of protecting users and communities, promoting efficient markets, and facilitating coordinated efforts. The principles are:

  1. Prioritize Safety
  2. Emphasize Security and Cybersecurity
  3. Ensure Privacy and Data Security
  4. Enhance Mobility and Accessibility
  5. Remain Technology Neutral
  6. Protect American Innovation and Creativity
  7. Modernize Regulations
  8. Promote Consistent Standards and Policy
  9. Ensure a Consistent Federal Approach
  10. Improve Transportation Systems - Level Effects