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June 12, 2017 9:15 am - June 13, 2017 4:30 pm

Public Meeting: Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Robotics/AI

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announces that its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) will meet to provide recommendations to the Agency concerning:

  • Highly automated commercial vehicles (HACVs),
  • The development of the Agency's fiscal year (FY) 2018-2022 strategic plan, and
  • The review of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs).

In anticipation of the continued development of HACVs, FMCSA requests that the MCSAC provide recommendations concerning the issues FMCSA should consider to ensure that the Federal safety regulations provide appropriate standards for the safe operation of HACVs from design and development, through testing and deployment.

The meeting will be held Monday-Tuesday, June 12-13, 2017, from 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), at the U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. The meeting is open to the public, and members of the public planning to attend should email FMCSA at the contact information listed below by June 7, 2017. Members of the MCSAC and the public should arrive at 8:45 a.m. to facilitate clearance through DOT security. Copies of the MCSAC Task Statement and an agenda for the entire meeting will be made available in advance of the meeting at​mcsac.

Full details are available via the Federal Register.