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Workshop on Governance of Automated Vehicles
Center for Automotive Research, Stanford University

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Stanford University Center for Automotive Research (CARS) organized a one-day conference on 20 October 2016 to discuss the role of governments in assuring the safety of road transport, new challenges presented by automated vehicles and approaches for assuring their safety.   The Governance of Automated Vehicle Safety Workshop gathered leaders from international regulatory organizations and domestic governments, along with representatives of the automotive and technology industries to consider potential governance strategies for providing continued safety assurance for drivers and vehicles in a rapidly changing environment.

On 21 October 2016, an in-car demonstration of Google self-driving prototypes took place in and around Google [X] Building in Mountain View, California.  WP.1 delegates, upon kind invitation of Google [X] team, rode in two types of prototype vehicles as well as heard a presentation by Mr. Dmitri Dolgov, Head of Google’s Self Driving Technology.  The participants wish to thank Google [X] team for their hospitality and opportunity to learn about Google self-driving car project.

(National Achives and Records Administration) - Federal Register
(Federal Aviation Administration) - Systems, Risk, Performance, and Regulatory Strategies
(Secretariat) - Traditional Government Approaches to Behavioural Safety Assurance
(WP.1 Chair) -  Exploration of Potential Governance Strategies-I
(WP.1 Chair) - Road Traffic Safety and the future Legal Perspectives