Senate panel plans hearing on December 3 NHTSA nominated Rosekind

Posted on 11/28/2014 11:37:04 AM

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation hearing will be held next week to consider Mark Rosekind, appoint fatigue and expert status alert pilot of a person, became the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

US President Barack Obama nominated Rosekind just last week, is scheduled for December 3 hearing showed that his nomination may be in the fast lane. NHTSA has come under fire for most of the year, covering the General Motors and delayed recall airbags paper manufactured Takada

Increased security agency of cars in the country has not had a permanent leader since David Strickland resigned late last year. David Friedman, deputy administrator of the NHTSA, the agencies have run since.

Rosekind been the National Board of Transportation Safety, responsible for investigating major transportation accidents, member since 2010, was NASA from 1990 to 1997, the leading group of the program of measures to combat pilot fatigue. He is also the minister of aviation operations in the Ames Research Center NASA division flight management and human factors California.

"Automation is rapidly entering the car will change from the active controller to drive passive surveillance," said John Lee, Wisconsin - Madison University professor of mechanical engineering, told Automotive News last week. "This is head rotor of parallel [Rosekind] testimony and aviation research where automation has changed in the changes of the flight deck."

After leaving NASA, Rosekind configure alert solutions, the company specializes in managing fatigue.

Peter Kissinger, AAA Foundation for class president Traffic Safety "data driven." known Rosekind

"It looks like the science-driven, that will be your good policy," he said last week.

Senate committee hearings on the scene of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee website Commerce, Science and Transportation will be webcast. Eventually Wednesday's hearing has not been announced.

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