• David Wise: Regulatory gaps exist between connected cars and administration

    GAO’s David Wise talked about a potential regulatory gap dealing with connected cars with Federal News Radio‚Äôs Jared Serbu.

  • HAV or HAV-not: DOT ponders a self-driving future

    The DOT driverless policy isn’t vehicle regulation. That is yet to come. But it has produced controversy.

  • Susan Fleming: NHTSA struggles to get handle on its own technology

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has trouble dealing with new car technology and the agency’s own technology. Susan Fleming, director of physical infrastructure issues at the Government Accountability Office, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to offer some insight.

  • Senate leaves Social Security’s Colvin, others, waiting for confirmation

    The Senate left Washington without confirming several of President Barack Obama’s nominees for the executive branch, including Carolyn Colvin, his choice to lead the Social Security Administration.

  • Bill Charmley, EPA, and Jim Tamm, NHTSA

    Less air pollution and lower gas bills will be the result of a collaboration between the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Bill Charmley is director of the Assessment and Standards Division at the EPA. Jim Tamm is chief of the Fuel Economy Division for NHTSA. They’re Service to America medal finalists in the Science and Environment category. On In Depth with Francis Rose, Jim Tamm explained the success and the collaboration that got their teams selected.

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  • During shutdown, critical public safety functions fall by the wayside

    A new staff report from the Senate Commerce Committee highlights some of the ways in which the government shutdown is throwing sand in the gears of the private economy. But the authors also point to several ways in which federal furloughs are jeopardizing public safety.

  • Cash for Clunkers may be a clunker itself

    In certain situations, one expert says ”you’d be foolish to take advantage of this.”