Earlier today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published a detailed report absolving Tesla of fault in a May 2016 crash. That incident saw a Tesla under the control of semi-autonomous Autopilot software run into the...Show More Summary
Crash rates for Tesla vehicles have plummeted 40% since Autopilot was first installed, according to a government report released on Thursday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released the report after closing its six-month investigation into Tesla's first known Autopilot fatality. Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has closed the book on a six-month investigation into the death of a Tesla owner — and enthusiast — who died in a car piloted by the company’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system. What did the federal investigation uncover? Not enough to warrant a recall or further probing into the technology. Show More Summary
A Model S instrument panel illustrates the road ahead using Tesla's Autopilot system,prior to the 8.0 software update.(Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg) The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ended a six-month review of Tesla's Autopilot system spurred by a fatal Florida crashand other incidents involving the semi-autonomous driving feature, finding no specific flaw in [...]
Eliminating a potential obstacle to the development of self-driving technology such as developments from Apple's "Project Titan," the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday that there was no evidence a fatal Tesla accident in May was caused by an autonomous driving system defect demanding a recall.
Last year, Tesla's Autopilot tech suffered its first casualty when a Florida man was killed while using the semi-autonomous driving system. Now the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has completed its investigation...Show More Summary
America’s auto safety regulator, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, has closed the investigation into the first known self-driving car crash that involved a Tesla Model S in Autopilot last year, reports Reuters citing an unnamed source. No recall was allegedly demanded. Read more...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has closed its six-month-old investigation into the fatal crash of a Tesla Model S, which was being driven by the Autopilot system when it collided with a truck last May. The NHTSA will...Show More Summary
U.S. safety regulators are ending an investigation into a fatal crash involving electric car maker Tesla Motors' Autopilot system without a recall, according to a source. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration scheduled a call Thursday about the investigation. A person briefed on the...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expected to close a six-month investigation into the first Tesla Autopilot fatality without seeking a recall, according to a source briefed on the matter. The auto safety agency did...Show More Summary
Yesterday we noted Part I of a new Project Veritas undercover series that exposed the efforts of several protest groups to disrupt the Trump inauguration by deploying butyric acid (aka "stink bombs") at the National Press Club during the Deploraball event scheduled for January 19th. Show More Summary
Michael Brown served with the California Highway Patrol and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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Traffic deaths surged about 8% in the first nine months of last year, continuing an upward spiral that began in late 2014, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates released Friday. The sharp increase comes at the same time Americans are putting more miles on the road...
Traffic deaths surged about 8 percent in the first nine months of last year, continuing an alarming upward spiral that began in late 2014, according to National Highway Traffic Safety … Click to Continue »
It was announced today that 4moms, in cooperation with the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), has recalled its self-installing car seats manufactured between July 1, 2016 and October 31, 2016 because, The post RECALL: 4 Moms Self Installing Infant Car Seat Due To Detach Risk appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
Amid nationwide marches, highway blockades and looting stemming from widespread outrage over an increase in gas prices, President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico went on national television to appeal for understanding. With international...Show More Summary
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed new safety regulations that could impact the speed with which autonomous vehicles become viable. That is because the chief impediment to the viability of autonomous vehicles are fears that they are not safe enough.
The findings were presented to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as officials review upcoming CAFE targets.