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  • NHTSA Fines Airbag Maker $14,000 a Day

     
    Airbag-manufacturer Takata will be fined $14,000 a day by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because it has not cooperated with a probe of its faulty airbags, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today. Related: NHTSA Urges Quick Fix
  • Ford Expands Airbag Recall

     
    In November, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urged automakers to expand a recall of Takata-manufactured airbags, and Ford has announced it's doing just that. Following Honda and Mazda, Ford has decided to expand its Takata airbag recall...

    Traffic Deaths Down 3.1 Percent in 2013

     
    Fatalities from traffic accidents decreased 3.1 percent from 2012 to 2013, according to a traffic fatality report issued today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In total, 32,719 Americans died in traffic accidents in 2013. That's down...

    U.S. Government Fines Honda $70 Million

     
    In November, Honda disclosed that it failed to report safety problems in a timely manner, specifically underreporting how many people died or were injured by faulty Takata airbag inflators in its vehicles. Now it's time to pay the consequences. The...

    Poll: What Should the Highest Speed Limit Be?

     
    You might resent speed limits when on a road trip or otherwise with few other travelers around and a desire to be at your destination as soon as possible. Surely driving 5 or 10 mph faster can't hurt. But you...