Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration took the unusual step of hauling a single automaker to the Capitol to scold Fiat Chrysler for delays in recalls and repairs. The hearing is ahead of anticipated fines NHTSA may deal later this month, possibly as high as $700 million. Show More Summary
After today’s public hearing in Washington, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it will punish Fiat Chrysler for its mishandling of 23 recalls involving over 11 million cars. Read more...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief U.S. auto safety regulator says Fiat Chrysler will face sanctions for violating safety laws in multiple recalls. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration chief Mark Rosekind says the agency will act before Labor Day and that the automaker will face enforcement action.
A public whipping is indeed what Fiat Chrysler is getting at a public hearing in Washington D.C. today, where officials from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration accused the automaker of violating safety laws and misleading them about recalls. Read more...
Jennifer Timian, acting director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's defect investigation office, made the remarks Thursday to start a public hearing on the company's recall performance.
Not even million-dollar hypercars are fast enough to escape the wrath of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Ferrari North America is recalling an estimated 85 examples of the 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari currently in the United States and seven in Canada to fix issues related to the tire pressure warning system and headrests. Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is opening an investigation into the 2007-2012 Jeep Wrangler for the possibility of the driver's side airbag not deploying due to a wiring issue. If a recall is necessary, it could affect an estimated 630,000 vehicles. Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been under scrutiny after extensive recalls of faulty Takata airbags and G.M. switches.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued two recalls for LaFerrari, one involving the headrests and the other the tire pressure monitor system. Continue reading Ferrari recalling 85 LaFerraris under two separateShow More Summary
An audit by the Department of Transportation's Office of Inspector General discovers dire problems within the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and its investigation methods prior to GM's ignition switch recall. Continue...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is supposed to be the government agency that protects us on the road. That stops us from getting into vehicular death traps. That saves our loved ones and ourselves from horrific ends. But it has failed, and the new government audit of its work is both damning and terrifying. Read more...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the Dodge Dart due to reports of braking problems. Some 121,000 cars are possibly affected, all from the 2013 model year. Continue reading 121k Dodge Darts being investigated...Show More Summary
The hits keep on coming for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Less than a month after internal reports determined the agency failed to adequately address the General Motors ignition switch defect that has been linked to more than 100 deaths, an audit from the U.S. Show More Summary
David Zalubowski/AP2013 Dodge Dart DETROIT -- U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints of braking problems with Dodge Dart compact cars. The probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers about 121,000Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced new performance standards on Friday for heavy- and medium-duty trucks and tractor-trailers,...Show More Summary
The document, an official draft of a notice to be published in the Federal Register, contains the most strongly worded language to date by regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and expands from 20 to 22 the number of recalls that NHTSA intends to scrutinize at a public hearing on July 2. Show More Summary
Imagine if someone found a simple, quick, and cost-effective method of preventing car accidents that could cut the rate of highway deaths by half. Would it be reasonable for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to refuse...Show More Summary
The Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety was developed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Dick Smith has driven a long series of disclosures in recent weeks in The Australian of absurdities in the administration of air services and safety in this country, and this morning’s installment concerning Lord Howe Island air traffic issues is by far the most telling. However it is behind a paywall, although there is no [...]
Technology that can detect if a driver is over the legal blood-alcohol limit simply through smell and touch may soon be available in almost every new car on the market. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the...Show More Summary