Transportation Secretary Wants Cars To Talk To Each Other
As the Department of Transportation works to catch up with the evolving auto industry, it puts vehicle-to-vehicle communication on the fast track.By Ben Lawson | May 14, 2015
The Department of Transportation wants cars to talk to each other, and they want it to happen soon.
DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx wants to fast track regulation that would make vehicle-to-vehicle communication mandatory in future cars.
The idea is cars that communicate with each other are safer because they can detect the location of other vehicles even when the driver can't see them. The Verge took a ride in one last year.