Cellular protocol provides Impetus to V2X, while delays in the US mandate could stall DSRC

A NHTSA proposed mandate in the US to fit DSRC V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) wireless communication systems, that aim to increase road safety and improve traffic management, still has not been implemented and has an uncertain future under the Trump administration.

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FBI, DoT and NHTSA warn of car-hacking using IoT following Jeep and Nissan hacks

A new joint public service announcement from the USA’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Transportation (DoT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) lists the wireless components of modern vehicles that can be vulnerable and the methods attackers could use to launch a real-life attack, reported Lane Thames of Tripwire.

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