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Civil Automotive And UAS Radars Are Removed From The USML
On August 30, DDTC published a final rule that removes many of the radars used in civil automotive and unpiloted aerial vehicles from the USML.
United States
5 Sep 2019
Autonomous Vehicles Federal Policy Developments
Based on recent activity in Washington, D.C., it is possible that we will see developments this fall related to autonomous vehicles (AV) policy.
United States
13 Aug 2019
Federal Policy Developments Concerning Autonomous Vehicles
Recent events in Washington, D.C., suggest that we may see developments this fall with regard to autonomous vehicles (AV)
United States
13 Aug 2019
Key Congressional Committees Appear To Revive Focus On Autonomous Vehicles Legislation
This week, the Senate Commerce Committee and the House Energy and Commerce Committee signaled that they may be reviving efforts.
United States
6 Aug 2019
New Cuba Sanctions Measures Prohibit "People To People" Travel To Cuba And Restrict Use Of Commercial Aircraft And Recreational And Passenger Vessels
In a June 4 announcement, the Trump administration further ratcheted up U.S. sanctions and export controls against Cuba by prohibiting group "people-to-people" travel to Cuba and the use of noncommercial aircraft...
United States
10 Jun 2019
Drones And Urban Air Mobility In The President's Budget
President Trump recently released his federal budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.
United States
26 Apr 2019
New "Draft" Drone Rulemakings Released During Government Shutdown—Remote Id Still Priority #1
During the Transportation Research Board's annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced the initiation of two long-awaited rulemakings related to the operation of small UAS:
United States
28 Jan 2019
FAA Issues First National Waiver For Beyond-Visual-Line-Of-Sight Drone Operations
State Farm just announced that it has received "the first national waiver to any company in the U.S. by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)" for the operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) and over people.
United States
16 Jan 2019
Red Notice Newsletter - November 2018
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Announces Pursuing Individuals Will be a "Top Priority" for Corporate Enforcement Actions.
12 Dec 2018
FinCEN Releases Advisory For Banks, MSBs On Potentially Illicit Transactions With Iran
FinCEN's advisory extends that expectation to other U.S. financial regulatory regimes.
24 Oct 2018
Automated Vehicles 3.0: Preparing For The Future Of Transportation
The Guidance identifies steps that each of the agencies will take to encourage innovation while ensuring safety.
United States
15 Oct 2018
US EPA And DOT Proposal To Freeze Fuel Economy Standards For 2021-2026
On Thursday, August 2, 2018, the NHTSA and the EPA jointly proposed a rule to freeze the fuel efficiency standards for vehicles established in 2012.
United States
13 Aug 2018
It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's... An eVTOL Air Taxi!
Last week, the House Committee on Science, Space, & Technology engaged in a closer examination of one of the most exciting concepts for our cities of the future–Urban Air Mobility (UAM).
United States
6 Aug 2018
EPA To Study Sulfur Limit Impact On Shipping
On July 30, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a workshop to engage stakeholders in a discussion surrounding the development of a study of the economic impacts...
United States
25 Jul 2018
What's New In Washington—March 2018
Washington saw a flurry of bipartisan activity over the last few weeks. Most notably, Republican and Democratic negotiators reached a long-awaited deal on sequestration budget caps.
United States
11 Jun 2018
House Committee Considers Impact Of Autonomous Vehicles On Insurance Models
Limited access to autonomous vehicle operations data remains a key barrier to insurance companies' development of adaptive insurance policies.
United States
31 May 2018
FAA Rollout Of Its UTM Pilot Program
Last week at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Ames Research Center, unmanned aircraft system (UAS) stakeholders gathered to hear about the highly anticipated rollout...
United States
21 Mar 2018
Overview Of California's Final Autonomous Vehicle Testing And Deployment Regulations – Fully Driverless Vehicles Permitted
California's new regulations lay out the requirements for manufacturers to obtain permits to test and deploy autonomous-vehicles on public roads.
United States
16 Mar 2018
President Trump Continues To Make Unmanned Aircraft Systems A Priority
The President's fiscal 2019 (FY19) budget proposal was outlined today, and it shows a willingness to invest in the safe integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)...
United States
14 Feb 2018
Autonomous Vehicles: Shifting Landscape Of Contractual Liabilities Between OEMs and tech companies
Times are changing for the automotive industry. The introduction of autonomous vehicles (AVs) is changing the players involved in the development ...
United States
29 Jan 2018
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