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ITS Standards have been developed for many of the architecture flows in the National ITS Architecture. Click on the standard(s) to view the architecture flows and their communication requirements. More...

SAE J1708
Serial Data Communications Between Microcomputer Systems in Heavy-Duty Vehicle Applications

Defines a recommended practice for implementing a bi-directional, serial communication link among modules containing microcomputers. Defines those parameters of the serial link that relate primarily to hardware and basic software compatibility such as interface requirements, system protocol, and message format.
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Current Published Version: Version 201609, Published in Sep 2016

Previous Development Activity: Version 201012: Published (Dec 2010); Version 1: Published (Aug 2004)

SDO(s):  SAE