Statement on U.S. Department of Transportation’s Latest Automated Vehicle Guidance

Washington, D.C.— Today, the Partnership for Transportation Innovation and Opportunity – whose members include American Trucking Associations, Daimler, FedEx, Ford, Lyft, Toyota Motor North America, Uber, and Waymo – issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Transportation released its latest iteration of autonomous vehicle guidance, “Preparing for the Future of Transportation, Automated Vehicles 3.0 (AV 3.0)”:

“Our members thank Secretary Chao for her leadership and look forward to working with U.S. Departments of Transportation, Labor, Commerce, and Health and Human Services, to examine the opportunities and challenges autonomous vehicle will create for our nation’s workforce. PTIO seeks to foster discussion and collaboration between policymakers, impacted communities, and other committed stakeholders, on a path forward that works for all Americans.”