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TechCelerate Now

TechCelerate Now

TechCelerate Now is a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) program

ADAS Technology Videos

See the four groups of ADAS technologies TechCelerate Now is exploring.

TechCelerate Now is a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) program, with funding and technical support from the Department’s Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office, for accelerating the adoption of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) in the commercial motor vehicle (CMV) industry.  

Awarded in Fall 2023 – TechCelerate Now Phase 2

FMCSA has awarded a contract for the second phase of the TechCelerate Now Program. Toxcel received the award and has assembled a team that includes the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC), the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA). In Phase 2, the agency will continue to reengage and collaborate with key industry stakeholders.  

Phase 2 will continue to expand upon the past work to expedite the adoption of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) by the trucking industry because of their demonstrated ability to reduce fatalities, injuries, and crashes.

TechCelerate Now Phase 1 Final Report

The Phase 1 final report and brief are available:

Motor Carrier ADAS Testimonials

In September 2021, the TechCelerate Now (TCN) program team jointly held an online webinar with the Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE). As part of that joint TCN/PAVE webinar, trucking company executives from Boyle Transportation, Cargo Transporters, and Maverick Transportation shared their perspectives on their experience with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) such as forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, camera-based mirrors, and blind spot warning systems. Click on the graphic below.