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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • General Motors recalls cars over parking brake fire risk

    General Motors recalls cars over parking brake fire risk
     General Motors Co is recalling hundreds of thousands of cars over a defect in the parking brake that could cause a fire, a letter by the top U.S. auto safety regulator showed.
  • Sarah Longwell: Let's get the real drunks off the road

    The National Transportation Safety Board is on a mission to lower the legal drunk-driving limit to .05. For a 120-pound woman, that would spell jail time for having just one drink and then driving.  For those of us who work in the alcohol policy arena,...

    Consumer Reports: How your car is tracking you

    Many drivers have a strong, knee-jerk reaction to the idea of "black boxes" in cars, according to Consumer Reports. When the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked for public input on a proposed rule that would require all cars to have an...

    Docs urge action to stop young drivers’ texting

    Docs urge action to stop young drivers’ texting
    Texting while driving could be contributing to thousands of car crashes, especially among teens, and the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) wants policy makers, doctors and parents to do something about it. Texting by novice drivers raises...

    National Seat Check Saturday aims to curb child fatalities from car accidents

    National Seat Check Saturday aims to curb child fatalities from car accidents
    Installing child safety seats in cars can be a frustrating experience. Finding out that nine out of ten child safety seats are not installed correctly, according to the Illinois State Police, is downright frightening. Car accidents are the second...