On Monday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, released a new list of “best practices” for cybersecurity in vehicles, designed to prod carmakers toward securing cars from hackers. Those include corporate changes, such as hiring high-level cybersecurity managers and embracing greater openness about flaws and vulnerabilities. Show More Summary
According to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is currently recalling 182,308 2016 and 2017 Jeep Wrangler 4×4 vehicles in the United States. The issued recall is to fix airbag sensors which may disconnect during an accident, and thus, not deploy the airbag. The cause of the problem is […]
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has confirmed the eleventh death caused by an exploding Takata airbag. A 50 year-old woman died from her injuries following a collision while driving her 2001 Honda Civic on September 30th. Read more...
The U.S. government is confirming another death due to the rupture of an air bag made by Takata Corp. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a 50-year-old woman died Sept. 30 in Riverside County, California. Honda Motor Co. confirmed the woman's death and said she was driving a...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration earned plaudits from across the tech sphere for its recently released safety guidelines for self-driving cars. With the NHTSA looking to offer guidance to this emerging industry, the agency issued a set of rules that largely just asks manufacturers to report on how they were following the guidelines. Show More Summary
It’s no Dieselgate, but it’s still pretty embarrassing—BMW has filed a recall with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for just one BMW X3 for risk of fire in the electric power steering system, which “may not have been welded properly.” Read more...
Once again, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has handed the Dodge Challenger a five-star safety rating in its annual crash tests. Shelf space at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles headquarters must be at a premium thanks to all those awards, but does the NHTSA safety rating tell the whole story? In short — no, it doesn’t. Show More Summary
Who spent time this summer with Al Almanza, USDA’s deputy under secretary for food safety and its acting administrator of the Food Safety and Inspection Service? Industry and union representatives, foreign dignitaries, a former boss, and a few others. Show More Summary
Traffic fatalities increased 10.4 percent in the first half of this year, according to projections from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. From January to June, 17,775 people died on … Click to Continue »
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently revealed two startling facts regarding kids and road safety that disturbed me and should disturb every parent. First, every 33 seconds, a child in the United StatesShow More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into 380,000 Ford Edge SUVs after receiving a slew of complaints about doors that won’t latch. The regulator’s probe increases the chances that Ford will add another crop of vehicles to its 2.4 million-strong door latch recall. Show More Summary
Each year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration releases data for traffic accidents that resulted in deaths. I briefly looked at the data a while back. Others did too. For… Tags: traffic
By Jeruld Weiland and Jonathan Walker, Rocky Mountain Institute Last Tuesday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released formal recommendations designed to help states regulate autonomous vehicles. The guidelines...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday released much-anticipated guidelines intended to outline best practices for autonomous vehicle safety. State and local policymakers, the transportation industry and the public...Show More Summary
Today the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued their long-awaited report onAutomated Vehicles Policy. The report, Accelerating the Next Revolution in...
The Evenflo Company, Inc. (Evenflo), along with U.S National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ("NHTSA") and Transport Canada are recalling certain Evolve 3-in-1 Combination Booster Seats, model number 34411700 manufactured February...Show More Summary
Google's plan to get a fully driverless cars without a brake or steering wheel on the road just got a big push from the federal government. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released its most comprehensive policy yet on autonomous vehicles Monday night. Show More Summary
In National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in cooperation with Graco today announced the recall of about 6,382 Graco Milestone All-in-One car seats because the firm has discovered an administrative error on the on-product labels on the seats. The post RECALL: 6,382 Graco Milestone Car Seats Due to Improper Safety Labels appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
LOWER petrol prices and a healthier economy meant more people took to the roads in America last year—and more people died on them. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), just over 35,000 people were killed in crashes in 2015. Show More Summary
The Midterm Evaluation of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards report issued in July 2016 by the Environmental Protection Agency(EPA), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) set the stage for comments on 2022-2025 CAFE standards. The comment period ends on September 30, 2016 [...]