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NHTSA Investigating 2014 Nissan Airbag Software Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into Nissan’s March 2014 airbag software recall to determine its effectiveness. The Detroit News reports the recall — involving the vehicle’s occupant classification system...Show More Summary

NHTSA opens investigation into Nissan's handling of airbag recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is opening an investigation into a Nissan recall to fix a faulty airbag sensor. The recall covered more than one million vehicles, but the agency continues to receive complaints from drivers who have had their cars repaired. Show More Summary

Filled Negro Says That The Recent Shootings Of Black People All Prove That "Global Warming" And "The N.U.L. State Of Black America Report" All Point To The Damage That The Koch Brothers & ALEC Are Causing To The Black Community

Black Woman Shot In The Face Outside Of A Sports Bar On Old National Highway In Georgia Source: WSB TV Philadelphia Man Shoots The 12 Year Old Son Of His Ex-Girl Friend Source: Black Man Fatally Shot In A West Philly Barber Shop On Sunday FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV Source: My Fox Philly

Work to Begin on the Ferguson Slide on Yosemite Highway 140

The problem with a lot of beautiful national parks in mountain landscapes is that they lie in mountain landscapes. The rugged terrain is subject to landslides, and my favorite nearby park, Yosemite, is no exception. The park has four...Show More Summary

NHTSA Vows Crackdown Upon Drowsy Driving

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration administrator Mark Rosekind announced his agency would crackdown on drowsy driving through data and strategy. The Detroit News reports the agency would work closely with state governments...Show More Summary

Tony Robinson, Rubén García, and Police Brutality Against Brown Bodies

Memorial for Rubén García Villalpando (Family Photo) On Friday, February 20, a police officer shot and killed Mexican national Rubén García Villalpando on the side of a highway outside of Dallas, Texas. García was unarmed and reportedly...Show More Summary

First Draft Focus: One for the Road

A California Highway Patrol officer rode with a cigar in his mouth as he helped escort President Obama in Santa Monica on Thursday night. Mr. Obama was traveling to a home for a Democratic National Committee fund-raiser.

Weird Things That Have Spilled Out of Trucks in 2015

Every week, it seems, one of our nation's trusty cargo carriers slips on some ice or hits a pothole and goes veering off the road, only to have their freight spill all over the highway. Sometimes it's something delicious you wish could've been spared, like today's Twizzler spill, and other... More »

Proposed 1913 highway system separates cars and trucks

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

An early proposal for the US highway system came from the National Highways Association. That wasn't a government office and didn't have much influence on congress, but as an evangelizer of "good roads," the NHA presented citizens with one of the first visions of interstate travel. Read the rest

A Map Of The First Proposed U.S. Highway Network

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Looking for good schools, good health, good morals, and good times? Well, then you'd need to find good roads first, according to the National Highway Association. Which is why the NHA drew up the first proposed highway plan in 1913. Read more...

Nissan Expands Hood Latch Recall To 625,000 Additional Altima Sedans

Five months after Nissan first issued a recall of its most popular vehicle for hood latch issues, the car maker is adding more than 640,000 Altima sedans to the list. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports in a notice [PDF] that Nissan has recalled an additional 625,000 model year 2013 to 2015 Altima sedans that may … [More]

2015 Acura TLX: Safety and Security Personified

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Acura continues their safety reputation with their new TLX, earning the highest possible marks with both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.  A 5 star rating from the government’s New Car Assessment Program and IIHS’s Top Safety Pick honors are forthcoming as well. Show More Summary

NHTSA Adds Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ To Ongoing Door Latch Investigation

After receiving notice of additional consumer complaints the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration added thousands of Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles to an ongoing investigation into door latches that may inadvertently openShow More Summary

Suspect Arrested After NSA Building Hit by Gunfire

Law enforcement officials in suburban Washington, D.C. have arrested a man they say is responsible for shootings along highways in the area, including near the Fort Meade Army installation in Maryland where the ultra-secret National Security Agency is headquartered.

Suspect detained in shooting near NSA headquarters and others along Maryland highway

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The FBI said on Wednesday it had detained the person it believes fired shots near the National Security Agency headquarters on Tuesday and was responsible several Maryland highway shootings. Federal officials said shots were reported near an exit on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway to Fort Meade,...

Suspect held in shootings near NSA, elsewhere: FBI

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Agency says it thinks suspect fired near National Security Agency, on highway, and at other locations in D.C.-Baltimore vicinity

How High are Other Nations’ Gas Taxes?

The U.S. federal government funds infrastructure projects through the highway trust fund. This trust fund receives revenue from mainly the excise tax on gasoline, and uses the revenue to pay for transportation projects through grants...Show More Summary

Hyundai Recalls 200,000 Vehicles For Steering Issues

Here’s the thing about driving a car: no one wants it to be more difficult or dangerous than it needs to be. That’s why Hyundai is recalling more than 200,000 with steering issues. According to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration notice [PDF], Hyundai will recall 204,768 model year 2008 to 2010 Elantras and 2009 to 2010 Elantra … [More]

Hyundai recalls 200k cars due to power steering defects

Hyundai is recalling nearly 205,000 Elantra cars in the United States due to a potential defect in the vehicles' power steering systems, according to a report released late Saturday on the National Highway Safety Administration's website. Continue reading ? The post Hyundai recalls 200k cars due to power steering defects appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

US biofuels: A tale of two conferences

Only 23 miles of State Highway 121 separates Fort Worth, where the National Biodiesel Board held its annual conference in January, and Grapevine, where the National Ethanol Conference set up shop last week. But the two industries couldn’t be further apart when it comes to their perspectives for the immediate future. Officials at the ethanol […]

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