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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) there were more than 5.6 million police-reported crashes in the U.S. in 2013. No doubt these crashes can take a huge emotional and financial toll on those impacted – and you might be surprised to learn what your policy covers, and doesn’t cover. The price tag [...]
The next vehicle the TTAC Zaibatsu or the B&B rent could be safer if Congress heeds the call of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. AutoGuide reports the NHTSA is calling upon Congress to pass legislation that would bar...Show More Summary
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Touted as one of the first interstate highways, a 200-mile span of Interstate 70 between suburban St. Louis and Kansas City stands as a prime example of the challenges facing the nation's roads. Built in the...Show More Summary
Airbag-manufacturer Takata will be fined $14,000 a day by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because it has not cooperated with a probe of its faulty airbags, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today. Related: NHTSA Urges Quick Fix of Defective...
NBC News.com: "Winter road maintenance swallows 20 percent of state department of transportation maintenance budgets nationally, according to the Federal Highway Administration. State and local agencies spend more than $2.3 billion on snow and ice control operations annually."
As we were driving north on highway B3 — which is one of the main roads out of Nairobi which eventually turns east after passing through the town of Mai Mahiu while on our way towards Masai Mara National Reserve — the downgrade of the...Show More Summary
In Peru, they’re planning to pave paradise and lay down a freeway. Scientists highlighted Peru’s Manu National Park last year as being at the top of the list of natural protected areas in terms of amphibian and reptile diversity. The park
Feb. 13--Passage of a long-term federal transportation bill would seem assured because of its import, its capacity to create jobs and its bipartisan bearing. Well, not so fast. Over the last six years, the nation's surface transportation...Show More Summary
This month the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a report (pdf) called "Drug and Alcohol Crash Risk" that took a look at how often illegal drugs cause car accidents. In a finding that should surprise nobody, researchers found that people who used drugs were more likely to crash. Show More Summary
Automakers recalled a record 63.9 million vehicles in the U.S. last year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a Thursday report.
Just a month into his new gig as the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Mark Rosekind unveiled his vision for the future of the agency, including increasing staff and creating two new divisions to help step up efforts to identify defects and alert motorists about issues and recalls. The Detroit News reports that Rosekind’s plan hinges on … [More]
"Drivers who use marijuana are at a significantly lower risk of being in a crash than drivers who use alcohol, a new study from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows. "And after adjusting for age, gender, race and...Show More Summary
A new study undertaken by the United States Government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has found that while marijuana users are more likely to be involved in traffic accidents, it isn’t always a direct result of the drug. Show More Summary
Old and busted: drunken driving. New hotness? Drugged driving. The latest survey conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that incidents of driving under the influence of alcohol are down by a third since 2007. That's good news for road safety, but there's some bad news too:......
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a study comparing the relative driving safety risk of alcohol use and marijuana use, respectively, and it has a few important takeaways, as explained in depth by the Washington Post. Basically, it boils down to “marijuana users are less likely to be in accidents than alcohol users,” but […]
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is trying to better understand impaired driving in two newly released studies. The first finds the percentage of drugged drivers growing, and the second questions the effect they have on accident rates. Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently released a pair of reports on drunk and drugged driving. I've already written about how the data show that stoned driving is a lot safer than drunk driving. But one of the reports also quantifies the increase in crash risk as a driver's blood alcohol concentration (BAC) increases, […]
A new study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finds that drivers who use marijuana are at a significantly lower risk for a crash than drivers who use alcohol. And after adjusting for age, gender, race and alcohol use, drivers who tested positive for marijuana were no more likely to crash than who had not used any […]
Two new studies from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that while drunken driving has decreased over the past decade, incidents of driving under the influence of marijuana or prescription drugs has increased. Related: AAA: Marijuana Impairment While Driving...