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PennDOT Warns Drivers to Look Out For Deer This Fall

More people are reporting seeing and hitting deer while on their daily commute. PennDOT is issuing a warning to drivers: keep on the look out for deer crossings. Here in the state of Pennsylvania, you have a one in 52 … Continue reading

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DOT Grants Glazing Exemption from Three Vehicle Safety Standards for Automated Vehicles

The Department of Transportation granted a petition this month to Nuro for a temporary exemption from three provisions of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 500 for low-speed vehicles. The exemptions involve the vehicle’s glazing, as the vehicle, the … Continue reading

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DOT Awards Numbers to Chinese Glass Manufacturer, American Tour Company

The Department of Transportation recently awarded DOT numbers to a Chinese glass manufacturer and a Nashville-based transportation company. Joyride 1 was awarded DOT Number 1092. The company provides free point-to-point transportation and tours in open-air, low-speed vehicles. Joyride has locations … Continue reading

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August’s Miles Driven Up From Last Year, Down From July

Travel on all roads and streets increased 1.4 percent in August 2017, a jump of 3.9 billion vehicle miles, compared to August 2016 according to the Federal Highway Administration. However, there was a .3 percent month-over-month decline from July 2017. … Continue reading

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Miles Driven Continues Upward Trend

Travel on all roads and streets continued on an upward trend in June 2017, increasing 1.2 percent, or 3.4 billion vehicle miles, compared to June 2016, according to the latest figures from the Federal Highway Administration. However, month-over-month miles driven … Continue reading

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DOT Awards Numbers to Three Automotive Glass Companies

The Department of Transportation recently awarded DOT numbers to two international automotive glass companies and one U.S.-based automotive supplies company. Continue reading

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Fourth Consecutive January with Increased Travel

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has released its traffic volume report for the month of January, where the report found that road travel in the United States increased for January 2017, as compared with January 2016. Seasonally adjusted vehicle miles … Continue reading

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Automotive Glazing Companies Awarded DOT Numbers

The Department of Transportation recently awarded DOT numbers to two automotive glazing companies, one Chinese and one American. Xuchang Annaio Automotive Glass Co., Ltd. (ANNAIO), a Chinese automotive glass manufacturer headquartered in Xuchang, Henan Province, China, received DOT Number 1078. … Continue reading

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U.S. DOT Advances Deployment of Connected Vehicle Technology

The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a proposed rule December 14 that would advance the deployment of connected vehicle technologies throughout the U.S. light vehicle fleet, according to a DOT release. Continue reading

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U.S. DOT Proposes Cybersecurity Guidance to Automotive Industry

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will look for public feedback on proposed guidance to protect vehicles from malicious cyber-attacks and unauthorized access. Continue reading

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Automated Vehicles Policy issued by U.S. DOT

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has released its federal policy for automated vehicles. Continue reading

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Miles Driven Continue to Head Upward

Travel on all roads and streets continued its upward rise in October, up 2.4 percent, or 6.4 billion vehicle miles, for October 2015 compared to October 2014. This is according to the latest numbers from The Federal Highway Administration, a … Continue reading

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $500 Million in Grants

The Department of Transportation will provide $500 million for 39 transportation projects in 34 states, some projects spanning several states, from its Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2015 program, according to U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. This year rural areas received 43 percent of the project awards, a higher percentage than any previous year. Continue reading

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Four New DOT Numbers Awarded for Automotive Glazing

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has recently awarded four new DOT numbers for automotive glazing. DOT No. 1042 was issued to Fuyao Group Shenyang Automotive Glass Co. Ltd. in Shenyang, Lianoning, China. The DOT issued No. 1043 to Saint-Gobain … Continue reading

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Three New DOT Numbers Awarded

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded three new DOT numbers to auto glass-related product manufacturers; one is based in China, another in the U.S. and the third is based in Spain. Continue reading

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