There probably aren't many things that can ruin the experience of driving a McLaren MP4-12C, but as it turns out, the humid air of America's Southeastern states is one of those things. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Show More Summary
A pair of luxury nameplates vied for membership in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's coveted five-star safety club, but only one made the cut. The 2014 Infiniti Q50 became the latest to earn the title, while the 2014 Mercedes-Benz...
Advocacy groups have tried a plethora of methods to raise awareness of the problem of driving while under the influence of alcohol. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 10,000 people died in drunk-driving accidents throughout 2012. That is one person every 51 minutes.
It was the perfect storm: three Model S fires in six weeks were enough for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to start an investigation into the two US fires in mid-November, but as it turns out, the German government was paying attention too. Show More Summary
Tesla’s not out of the woods just yet, as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has asked for additional information surrounding the recent Model S fires that have been widely covered by the media. But it’s likely to be just a minor blip on the road to recovery. Show More Summary
While some see a recent string of three battery fires involving Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S electric sedan as nothing more than unfortunate happenstance, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is delving deeper into the matter, seeking detailed records from the two fires that occurred in the United States. On the other...
We have all seen high-speed police chases on TV. And statistics show that they’re as dangerous as they appear. 360 people are killed each year because of chases, according to a 2010 study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Now, StarChase, a Virginia-based law enforcement technology company, wants to halt those risky pursuits with
As we noted last week, the Fort Worth Police Dept. found itself on the receiving end of lots of criticism for its participation in a "voluntary" collection of blood and saliva samples for the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration). Show More Summary
The United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that it has the legal authority to regulate cellphones that interact with cars and trucks. At a Congressional hearing last week, NHTSA Administrator David Strickland said the agency plans to issue voluntary guidelines for smartphones in vehicles next year that will be broader in scope than ones issued […]
Back in April, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released voluntary guidelines covering the use of in-car infotainment and communications in the hopes that automakers would reconfigure their systems to make them safer. Show More Summary
Encapsulating all that is wrong with the raise-your-stock-price-by-hyperbole-alone strategy of most new 'tech' firms, Tesla's recent claim of a "5.4 Stars - out of 5" safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) perhaps takes the biscuit. Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration takes a formal look into Tesla's recent fires.
A U.S. automotive safety agency adjusted its guidelines on how manufacturers may reference safety ratings. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Wednesday that companies may no longer tout safety ratings with decimal points or ratings above five stars. Show More Summary
Liberals have several ways of making it difficult for us to drive. They deliberately inflate the price of gasoline, by restricting domestic drilling and preventing oil from being piped from Canada. They make cars more expensive and less safe with absurd fuel efficiency mandates. Show More Summary
The Tesla Model S is being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after three of the models caught fire; two of the electric cars impacted debris on the road, and one was involved in a single-car accident....Show More Summary
Tesla has been under fire lately as rumors spread of a possible recall related to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's investigation into recent Model S fires. Here's why none of that matters.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said today it opened a formal investigation into two battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars, according to a USA Today report. Yesterday, though, Elon Musk said everyone shouldShow More Summary
After three recorded Model S electric car fires, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is opening an investigation. Last month, the NHTSA said it would not investigate the fires, so what's changed? This time, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] asked the agency to look into the matter. A Tesla blog post maintained that incidence of fires...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on Tuesday that the agency is opening an investigation into two recent Tesla Model S Sedan battery fires that occurred in Washington and Tennessee when the cars hit debris on the road. In a blog
In a blog post today, Elon Musk addressed the three recent Tesla Model S fires, saying Tesla had "requested that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [NHTSA] conduct a full investigation as soon as possible into the fire...Show More Summary