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ACE Program: AV Truck Maintenance, Testing, and Storage Support

Project Goal:

This effort supports the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA’s) Automated Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Evaluation (ACE) Program. This support contract allows FMCSA to: 1) store and properly maintain its three Class 8 test tractors at the Aberdeen Test Center (ATC) in Maryland; 2) safely execute test cases on the test track at ATC; and 3) collect and access test data.


The U.S. Army's ATC will store, maintain, and run safety-based automated CMV evaluations on FMCSA's three Class 8 tractor semi-trailers. FMCSA is aligning its automated CMV testing efforts with the Federal Highway Administration, which is currently storing and testing other vehicles equipped with automated driving systems (ADS) at the ATC.




Aberdeen Test Center