Transportation & Vehicle Safety Policy

Courtesy of The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center

"First Crash" International Working Group Gathers at PPC

The University of Iowa Public Policy Center's Transportation & Vehicle Safety Program hosted "The 'First Crash' International Working Group" April 16-17, 2015.

On Friday, April 17, international experts from the working group presented their research and discussed the future of autonomous vehicles to the public.  For now Sweden has the only roadway certified for autonomous vehicles in the world, but conversations on Friday helped highlight the potential future of autonomous vehicles in Eastern Iowa. 

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Transportation & Vehicle Safety Policy

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