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Ride-sharing prompts NHTSA to investigate rear-seat safety

23 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

With the rise in popularity of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft comes an unusual consequence: More people are sitting in the back seat of cars. This, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is a good reason to amp up back seat safety research. For now, NHTSA's testing only covers front-seat passengers, but that will all...

Phoenix Dealership Fined for Not Fixing Recalled Vehicles Before Sale

After an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an Arizona dealership promised it won’t sell recalled vehicles sans repair. Sands Chevrolet LLC of Phoenix agreed to pay a $40,000 civil penalty and will shore up its sales procedure in the wake of the probe. Show More Summary

NHTSA to introduce rear-seat test dummies in car safety tests

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Rear-seat crash-test dummies are about to become a real thing after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed plans to begin using these dummies in back seats beginning in 2019. The move comes in the wake of increased emphasis being put on the safety of back-seat passengers, including children sitting in car seats. Show More Summary

Toyota Expands Takata Air Bag Recall

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. is expanding a recall, based on recent information from Takata and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, involving Takata front passenger air bag inflators. According to Takata, a safety defect may arise in a particular type of front passenger air bag inflator due to propellant degradation occurring after prolonged exposure […]

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Self-Driving Uber, Shenzhen for Startups, Share FDA Docs, and Hackable Ethereum Contracts Uber has Self-Driving Car on Pittsburgh Streets -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has said it could have self-driving car guidelines ready by July. Show More Summary

Would You Ride In A Self-Driving Car? Should They Be Permitted At All? NHTSA Asks For Public Input

Would you let a self-driving car drive for you? Should they be permitted on the road at all? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will host the second of two public forums concerning the future of the self-driving car at Stanford University today, in an effort to seek input with regard to the “safe... Show More Summary

The government will publicly shame you if you text and drive

The US government is publicly shaming drivers who brag about texting and driving on Twitter. Yes, Big Brother is watching you from the account of the the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which is using the hashtag #justdrive...Show More Summary

US government agency shames texting drivers on Twitter - CNET

Technically Incorrect: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration roots out those who admit texting and driving and gives them a severe scolding.

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.1 Million Cars Because People Can't Figure Out The Shifters

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In February, we reported hat the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was looking into certain Fiat Chrysler electronic shifters, which seemed to cause cars to roll away after they were parked. Well, now it looks like Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall 1.1 million vehicles to prevent such a vehicular runaway. Read more...

NHTSA begins inquiry into Mitsubishi fuel economy

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requesting details from Mitsubishi to check whether the fuel economy issue affects US models. Japanese media claim more models there might have false fuel economy ratings than just the current micro cars. Show More Summary

Toyota And University Of Michigan To Expand World's Largest Real-World V2X Communications Test

As vehicles become more connected, cybersecurity is critical - (source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) Since 2012, Ann Arbor, Mich. has been the site of the world’s largest real-world test of vehicle-to-external (V2X) communications through the Safety Pilot Model Deployment (SPMD) run by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). [...]

Driverless cars are coming, but Detroit wants to slow things down

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is in the midst of crafting regulations to manage the arrival of auto-pilot features in automobiles. Some are acting surprised that the traditional automakers are urging the government...Show More Summary

Experts tell US agency to slow down on self-driving cars

Fully self-driving cars may be the future of the automotive industry, but they aren't yet up to the demands of real-world driving, several people told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration during a public meeting Friday. A...Show More Summary

Why People Are Pledging To Stop Driving While Drowsy

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Drowsy driving may be responsible for 1.2 million car accidents every year, according to a new estimate from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Yet the problem flies largely under the radar among the American driving public. A new campaign from Arianna Huffington and Change.org hopes to change that. Show More Summary

Car Manufacturers With the Fewest Vehicles Recalled

AxleGeeks used data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to identify the brands with the fewest vehicles recalled since Jan. 1, 2015.

Almost every car sold in the U.S. will have standard automatic braking by 2022

While it will take some time until fully autonomous cars become widely available, some of the technology will soon find its way in most cars within the next few years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance...Show More Summary

The FBI Wants Us All To Know Just How Risky Car Hacking Can Be

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The potential for vehicle hacking has long been a thought in the technology era, but now the FBI, U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are all on board to warn us of just how dangerous the act can get—and how increasingly vulnerable our vehicles are. Read more...

Automatic Emergency Braking Gains Ground, May Become a Standard for Vehicles by 2022

The biggest car manufacturers in the world reached an agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to use automatic emergency braking as standard for vehicles by 2022.

FBI, NHTSA warn about car hacking

The FBI and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are jointly warning that modern cars are vulnerable to hacking.        

FBI issues car-hacking warning, tells drivers to keep their cars' patch-levels current

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

More proof that all devices in the modern world are just computers in fancy cases: the FBI's joint warning issued with the DoT and the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration tells drivers that they're at risk of local and remote hack-attacks against their cars, and tells them they have to keep their cars' patch-levels current or they'll be in serious danger. (more…)

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