More people died on our nation's highways in 2015 than in the year before, ending five decades of generally declining fatalities. And Labor Day roadway fatalities are estimated to be higher than in 2008.
The U.S. Department of Transportation wants to mandate speed-limiting devices on all tractor-trailers and buses in the country in a bid to save lives and fuel. Announced yesterday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,...Show More Summary
Two safety regulators are seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation's highways. A new proposal Friday would impose a nationwide by using an electronic device to cap speeds of newly made U.S. vehicles that weigh more than 26,000 pounds. Regulators...
US gas prices have hit the lowest point in recent history, falling to levels last seen before the Great Recession. According to the New York Times, the national average fell to $2.18 per gallon in July. Since gas prices have becomeShow More Summary
The Shipping Ministry of India has mooted a proposal to utilize part of the fuel cess collected for building national highways for expansion of National Waterways as well.
Kosovo celebrated the contributions of Vice President Joe Biden’s late son, Beau, by dedicating a 22-mile national highway to the former Delaware attorney general. President Hashim Thaci and Prime Minister Isa Mustafa of Kosovo and members...Show More Summary
he usa’s national highway traffic safety administration (nhtsa) will expand its investigations into airbag inflator units after the death of a motorist in canada last month was linked to one of the devices. unlike previous airbag inflator-related...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration expanded its investigation into airbags manufactured by ARC Automotive following the July 8 death of a Hyundai driver in Canada. According to Reuters, an airbag inflator in the vehicle ruptured, fatally injuring the driver. Show More Summary
Washington Business Journal reports that Virginia’s express lane and highway expansion projects put it far ahead of Maryland in the campaign to relieve national capital region traffic congestion. Now, Congressman John Delaney (D-MD),...Show More Summary
The three teens were last seen on Saturday, when they had told family friends they were going hiking in Angeles National Forest. [ more › ]
Three bodies were discovered Monday evening in the wreckage of a mangled white pickup, 900 feet down a hill off Angeles Crest Highway, during a search for three missing Fontana-area teenagers. A Los Angeles County sheriff’s helicopter spotted the truck in a deep ravine; authorities were combing...
Asleep on the job: a worker sits in traffic on National Highway 8 in Haryana, India, on Saturday, May 14, 2016. (Photo: Udit Kulshrestha/Bloomberg) Question: What do camera-maker Olympus, accountants PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Shire Pharmaecuticals, Unilever and Cambridge University have in common. Answer: they are all sending employees on [...]
A Wednesday morning commute on the 101 is literally the worst in the nation This might not even register as news for many, but now it’s official: The 101 freeway is America’s "Highway from Hell." A new report by Auto Insurance Center (via the Daily News) analyzed commutes in 471 urban areas to find the 10 worst commutes in the U.S. Show More Summary
Drivers saw a tsunami of vehicle recalls in recent years, and many are choosing not to bother getting the fix. J.D. Power and Associates tapped its SafetyIQ platform to analyze National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) data...Show More Summary
Joshua Brown, the Tesla driver who on May 7 died in a crash in Florida while the car's Autopilot was engaged was speeding, according to a National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) preliminary report. SEE ALSO: Tesla...Show More Summary
His company’s product is under investigation by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, but Tesla CEO Elon Musk likes the favorable press the NHTSA gave to its Autopilot system. Musk tweeted a link to a Wall Street...Show More Summary
In a potential setback for China’s accelerating autonomous vehicle industry, the government has banned such cars from testing on the nation’s highways. A Bloomberg report via Motortrend that revealed Chinese automobile regulators decided to block self-driving cars from undergoing tests on public highways. Show More Summary
CLEVELAND—A total of 5,500 police officers were brought in from all across the country to protect the consitutents and participants of the Republican National Convention. A California Highway Patrol officer told Slate's Seth Stevenson his team was 300 strong here. Show More Summary
(Tom Toles, Washington Post, Sept 2, 2012) This week the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released a very positive report regarding the historic federal greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards. Show More Summary
Experts at AxleGeeks used data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to determine the biggest auto recalls of 2016 so far.