- Addressing Data Privacy Concerns in NHTSA V2V Rules
- March 2, 2017 | Authors: Tony Ficarrotta; Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik
- Law Firm: Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP - Washington Office
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications capabilities in all new light vehicles starting two model years after the final rule is adopted. If adopted, this rule would enable cars to generate and receive an enormous amount of data from and about every new car on the road.
In their article for Law360, Eversheds Sutherland (US) attorneys Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik, Tony Ficarrotta and Trevor Satnick survey some of the measures the NHTSA is proposing be taken to manage these risks, and will highlight a major unresolved privacy question raised by V2V: How will the collection, sharing, and use of information broadcast by V2V systems be regulated in our increasingly “connected” environment?