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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AM00 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: +Removing Regulatory Barriers for Automated Driving Systems 
Abstract: This notice seeks comment on existing motor vehicle regulatory barriers to the introduction and certification of automated driving systems. NHTSA is developing the appropriate analysis of requirements that are necessary to maintain existing levels of safety while enabling innovative vehicle designs and removing or modifying those requirements that would no longer be appropriate if a human driver will not be operating the vehicle. NHTSA previously published a Federal Register notice requesting public comment on January 18, 2018. 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 571   
Legal Authority: delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95   
Legal Deadline:  None

Statement of Need: This notice seeks comment on existing motor vehicle regulatory barriers to the introduction and certification of automated driving systems.

Summary of the Legal Basis: Delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95

Alternatives: NHTSA will seek regulatory alternatives in the upcoming proposal.

Anticipated Costs and Benefits: NHTSA will seek cost and benefit estimates in the upcoming proposal.

Risks: The agency believes there are no substantial risks to this rulemaking.

Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  10/00/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
David Hines
Director, Office of Crash Avoidance Standards
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-2720
Email: david.hines@dot.gov