Trend Results : National Highway Traffic Safety

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Four short links: 20 May 2016

Self-Driving Uber, Shenzhen for Startups, Share FDA Docs, and Hackable Ethereum Contracts Uber has Self-Driving Car on Pittsburgh Streets -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has said it could have self-driving car guidelines ready by July. Show More Summary

U.S. extends GM safety oversight for additional year

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety regulators will oversee General Motors Co's decision-making about potential vehicle safety issues for another year, until May 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) told the automaker in a letter made public on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Would You Ride In A Self-Driving Car? Should They Be Permitted At All? NHTSA Asks For Public Input

Would you let a self-driving car drive for you? Should they be permitted on the road at all? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will host the second of two public forums concerning the future of the self-driving car at Stanford University today, in an effort to seek input with regard to the “safe... Show More Summary

The government will publicly shame you if you text and drive

The US government is publicly shaming drivers who brag about texting and driving on Twitter. Yes, Big Brother is watching you from the account of the the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which is using the hashtag #justdrive...Show More Summary

US government agency shames texting drivers on Twitter - CNET

Technically Incorrect: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration roots out those who admit texting and driving and gives them a severe scolding.

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.1 Million Cars Because People Can't Figure Out The Shifters

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In February, we reported hat the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was looking into certain Fiat Chrysler electronic shifters, which seemed to cause cars to roll away after they were parked. Well, now it looks like Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall 1.1 million vehicles to prevent such a vehicular runaway. Read more...

NHTSA begins inquiry into Mitsubishi fuel economy

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requesting details from Mitsubishi to check whether the fuel economy issue affects US models. Japanese media claim more models there might have false fuel economy ratings than just the current micro cars. Show More Summary

Toyota And University Of Michigan To Expand World's Largest Real-World V2X Communications Test

As vehicles become more connected, cybersecurity is critical - (source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) Since 2012, Ann Arbor, Mich. has been the site of the world’s largest real-world test of vehicle-to-external (V2X) communications through the Safety Pilot Model Deployment (SPMD) run by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). [...]

Driverless cars are coming, but Detroit wants to slow things down

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is in the midst of crafting regulations to manage the arrival of auto-pilot features in automobiles. Some are acting surprised that the traditional automakers are urging the government...Show More Summary

Experts tell US agency to slow down on self-driving cars

Fully self-driving cars may be the future of the automotive industry, but they aren't yet up to the demands of real-world driving, several people told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration during a public meeting Friday. A...Show More Summary

Hyundai recalls 173,000 Sonata cars in U.S.: filing

(Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co will recall 173,000 model year 2011 Sonata cars in the U.S. market for a potentially defective power steering system, U.S. safety officials said in a filing on Friday. The National Highway Traffic SafetyShow More Summary

Why People Are Pledging To Stop Driving While Drowsy

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Drowsy driving may be responsible for 1.2 million car accidents every year, according to a new estimate from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Yet the problem flies largely under the radar among the American driving public. A new campaign from Arianna Huffington and hopes to change that. Show More Summary

Car Manufacturers With the Fewest Vehicles Recalled

AxleGeeks used data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to identify the brands with the fewest vehicles recalled since Jan. 1, 2015.

Almost every car sold in the U.S. will have standard automatic braking by 2022

While it will take some time until fully autonomous cars become widely available, some of the technology will soon find its way in most cars within the next few years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance...Show More Summary

Is Car Hacking Possible? The FBI and NHTSA Says Yes

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA ) have issued a stern warning that all modern vehicles are “vulnerable” to hacking. This blanket warning was not meant for any one particular car model or recall, but to warn all consumers that new vehicles can be hacked as easily as... Show More Summary

The FBI Wants Us All To Know Just How Risky Car Hacking Can Be

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The potential for vehicle hacking has long been a thought in the technology era, but now the FBI, U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are all on board to warn us of just how dangerous the act can get—and how increasingly vulnerable our vehicles are. Read more...

Automatic Emergency Braking Gains Ground, May Become a Standard for Vehicles by 2022

The biggest car manufacturers in the world reached an agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to use automatic emergency braking as standard for vehicles by 2022.

FBI, NHTSA warn about car hacking

The FBI and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are jointly warning that modern cars are vulnerable to hacking.        

FBI issues car-hacking warning, tells drivers to keep their cars' patch-levels current

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

More proof that all devices in the modern world are just computers in fancy cases: the FBI's joint warning issued with the DoT and the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration tells drivers that they're at risk of local and remote hack-attacks against their cars, and tells them they have to keep their cars' patch-levels current or they'll be in serious danger. (more…)

PSA: The FBI wants you to worry about your car being hacked

The FBI has teamed up with the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to make a public service announcement warning about the growing cybersecurity threats posed by connected vehicles. It’s not a shock development but what’s...Show More Summary

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