The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is proposing that the legal limit for a driver's blood-alcohol content be reduced from 0.08 to 0.05, but and that may not be far enough says Thomas Esposito, MD, MPH, chief of the Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns in the Department of Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall notice for a few sultry exotic Italian machines. It seems that owners of the 2005-2008 Maserati Quattroporte, 2008 Maserati Granturismo, and the 2008 Alfa Romeo 8C could face serious handling issues. The tie rods could fail, which would lead to a rather precarious driving...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has awarded the 2013 Ford Fusion Energi a five-star overall vehicle score, the highest possible rating. This score is determined by the severe testing procedures of the NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program that combines performance in front and side accidents, as well as rollover resistance. The Ford Fusion [...]
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has decided to test plug-in vehicles separately from gas and gas-electric hybrid versions of the same models.
Maserati is recalling 7,438 model-year 2005-2008 Quattroporte and 2008 Granturismo vehicles due to faulty tie rod assemblies, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The handful of model-year 2008 Alfa Romeo 8Cs sold in the U.S. are also affected....
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced Maserati and Alfa Romeo are recalling certain Quattroporte, Granturismo and 8C models over potentially faulty tie rod ends. According to NHTSA, 2005-2008 Quattroporte,Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has created a booklet to help parents understand all the safety features on their vehicles, and how to keep children safe by using the available safety features and car seats. The booklet opens up with a list of a few safety features to help keeps kids safe. These [...]
In Flight Control, you play as an air traffic controller trying to guide your planes to safety. The gameplay is incredibly addictive, starting out simple and relaxing and soon becoming downright frantic as you progress. Since the initial...Show More Summary
A host of 2014 vehicles have earned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's five-star rating in crash tests, perhaps most notably the redesigned-for-2014 Cadillac CTS. Both the rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions of the CTS got an overall score of five...
David Friedman has been appointed as the new deputy administrator for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and has considered making auto-brake systems in cars a mandatory feature. Friedman has previously pushed for stricter fuel economy standards and lower oil consumption. Show More Summary
This week, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended that the United States should dramatically lower its legal threshold for the amount of alcohol that drivers may have in their bloodstreams, in an effort to address the nation’s “epidemic” levels of impaired driving. The government-backed board wants to drop the legal limit for drivers’ blood [...]
Subaru is recalling 5,379 model-year 2013 versions of the Outback and Legacy due to a problem with the steering column, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The affected vehicles were manufactured from Feb. 15 through June 15, 2012;...
Many a congratulation and back-patting were dealt after 2011 accident fatality statistics showed that deaths were at their lowest point since 1949, when roads were far less populated. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration isn’t going to have a repeat performance this year, as preliminary 2012 statistics show that on-road fatalities were up a shocking 7.1 percent. [...]
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into certain 2008 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty pickup trucks. The investigation covers some 340,000 trucks after the government agency received five complaints of steering box failures. Show More Summary
Chrysler has issued three separate recalls for 301,283 Jeep and Ram brand vehicles to address electrical, airbag and coolant issues, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The first affects 295,345 model-year 2005-10 Jeep Grand Cherokee (models manufactured from...
Our sister site, AOL Autos, reports more people are dying in car accidents in the US than ever before. Fatalities jumped by 5.3 percent last year to 34,080 deaths, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. TheShow More Summary
The 2013 Honda Civic Sedan has earned top safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), as well as the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). It has received a five-star overall vehicle score from the NHTSA, as well as a Top Safety Pick+ award, the highest crash test honor the IIHS bestows. [...]
The 2013 Honda Civic sedan has earned the highest safety rating of five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the automaker announced Thursday. This adds to the top honors the 2013 Civic received from the Insurance Institute for...
The Detroit News reports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into 103,374 Chevrolet Corvette models built between 2005 and 2007. The administration is currently looking into a headlight issue after receiving 30 complaints from owners saying that the vehicle abruptly lost both low beams. Show More Summary
IMO's Maritime Safety Committee has adopted an earlier recommendation that ships display 3 all-round green lights when crossing the Singapore Strait Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS).