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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Green Wheels: Self-Driving Seniors

    Green Wheels: Self-Driving Seniors
    I love the idea of self-driving cars. Believe it or not, though I've been writing this column for 28 years, I don't really like getting behind the wheel. Sure, it's a thrill to drive Ferraris and stuff like that, or to pilot antique cars like the...
  • Motoring News

    GM Unfriending Facebook Facebook’s IPO may have set records last week, but General Motors isn’t impressed, as they’ve decided to discontinue advertising on the social network. Mark Zuckerberg shouldn’t take the decision...
  • Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers

    Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers
    Despite the law and warnings that seat belts save lives, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says people still aren’t wearing them, making high-travel holiday weekends especially dangerous. According to NHTSA, if all passengers age 5...
  • Spotlight on Safety

    Cars with high scores in crash tests are hot commodities. Here’s how to size up the best model in your price range. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 32,885 people died in motor vehicle crashes in...
  • Tire 411

    Tire 411
    Keeping tires properly inflated is vital to maintaining the right performance, safety and fuel economy guidelines for your car. It’s ironic, then, that something so important is often left to the driver’s discretion. The new mandatory tire...
  • "No call, no text, no update, is worth a human life"

    Those are powerful words spoken by National Traffic Safety Board chairwoman Deborah Hersman Tuesday in Washington. And now the NTSB is doing something to back them up. From Cars.com: The NTSB is making the recommendation after an investigation of an...
  • Tires: Your first line of defense

    Safe Winter Driving starts with your tires For most people, their car is their lifeblood. It might be tempting to neglect regular maintenance tasks in the name of saving money, but that could cost you even more in the long run. And with winter starting...
  • 'No call, no text, no update is worth a human life'

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features In a ruling that could alter the lifestyles of millions of Americans, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended states completely ban the use of all mobile phones and other portable electronic devices while...
  • GM recalls could turn into a windfall for dealers

    General Motors' giant recall scandal looks to have a silver lining for GM dealers — millions of dollars in lucrative repair bills that their service departments can charge back to the nation's biggest automaker. The car company will pay dealers...
  • U.S. opens probe into automatic brakes on 2014 GM Chevy Impala

    U.S. opens probe into automatic brakes on 2014 GM Chevy Impala
    DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation to determine if the emergency braking system on General Motors Co's 2014 Chevrolet Impala is defective. There are an estimated 61,000 Impala sedans in the United States. The U.S....
  • 2014 Chevy Impala being investigated over braking issue

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Safety, Chevrolet, GM General Motors' recent recall woes may only be getting worse. According to The Detroit News, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into 60,000 2014 Chevrolet Impala...