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  • Congress Moves Closer to Choosing NHTSA Chief

     
    You probably haven't heard of Mark Rosekind, a former NASA member who's been on the National Transportation Safety Board since 2010. But he soon may head to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the country's top auto-safety agency. The Detroit..
  • Many Automakers Expand Takata Airbag Recall, But Feds Still Want More

     
    At least six automakers expanded their recalls this week for faulty airbag inflators from parts supplier Takata Corp. The affected airbags can launch shrapnel into passengers as they deploy; incidents were observed in high-humidity areas, prompting 10...

    NHTSA Urges Automakers to Issue National Recall for Takata Airbags

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said today it's urging the 10 automakers involved in auto supplier Takata???s passenger-side airbag campaign to recall all such cars made across the U.S. That???s what The Detroit News reports, citing...

    Annual lament: Let's split into two Floridas

     
    Sigh, here we go again. The Legislature has approved student-led "inspirational messages" (euphemism for prayer) at school events, is trying to make it harder for women to get abortions and has shot down full-blown resort casinos in South Florida. In...

    Primary winners and losers

     
    I'll be writing more about the primary elections results for Thursday's print editions, but here are some quick hit impressions: Winner: Gov. Scott appointees. It's hard to imagine in Broward, a heavily Democratic county that doesn't like Republican Gov....