Connected Vehicle Technology
For this assignment, research the 2016 deployment of connected vehicle technology (CVT) at the National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration website, and write a two-page essay detailing your thoughts on how this method of safety technology
compares with current onboard vehicle monitoring systems within fleets. Make certain to address the following elements in your essay:
List and describe at least two current onboard monitoring systems, and demonstrate how the new CVT reports information better than the current methods of onboard technology.
List what types of vehicles you think would benefit from the use of this type of technology.
How can drivers be trained on the performance of these types of technologies? How can it help mitigate potential safety problems and lower the risk of accidents?
Indicate how CVT can ensure that proper safety protocols are followed by fleet drivers.
U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. (2016, December 13).
U.S. DOT advances deployment of connected vehicle technology to prevent hundreds of thousands of crashes
[Press release]. Retrieved from
This essay must be a minimum of two pages in length, not including the title page and reference page. Your paper must be
double-spaced and in APA style format.