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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Debate over web-connected cars, driver privacy headed to Maryland

    Debate over web-connected cars, driver privacy headed to Maryland
    About one in five cars on American roadways connects to outside parties via cellular telephone networks, transmitting data on drivers' speeding and braking habits, their location, and their vehicle's health and performance. By 2025, AAA predicts, all...
  • Connecticut Children's Medical Center Receives Grant To Raise Awareness About Dangers Of Kids in Hot Cars

    HARTFORD - Leaving a child alone in a car is unforgivable abuse, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday at the launch of a public awareness campaign called "Look Before You Lock." Blumenthal emphasized the fact that children dying in cars is preventable and...
  • Wethersfield Applies For Grant To Combat Distracted Driving

    WETHERSFIELD -- The state Department of Transportation is inviting town police departments to apply for its first-ever anti-distracted driving grant. The funding would be used for enforcement operations that specifically target cell phone use --...
  • Wethersfield Police Seeking Anti-Texting Grant

    WETHERSFIELD — The state Department of Transportation has invited the town police to apply for its first anti-distracted driving grant. The funding would be used for enforcement operations that specifically target cell phone use — especially...
  • Volkswagen Issues Stop Sale Order for 2015 Golf, GTI

     
    Volkswagen's redesigned compact hatchback just went on sale, but dealers are being told to hold inventory until a safety defect is addressed. VW issued a stop sale order for the 2015 GTI and Golf in the U.S. because of an......
  • Recall Alert: 2005-2008 Ford Escape, 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrids

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 70,000 hybrid crossovers, including model-year 2005-08 Ford Escape hybrids manufactured between Oct. 13, 2003, and June 20, 2008, and 2006-08 Mercury Mariner hybrids manufactured between June 10, 2005, and June 20, 2008 The...
  • Recall Alert: 2008-2011 Lotus Elise and Exige, 2011 Evora

     
    Vehicles Affected: About 860 Lotus sports cars, including model-year 2008-11 Lotus Elises and Exiges manufactured between November 2007 and July 2011, and 2011 Evoras manufactured between September 2010 and September 2011 The Problem: The oil cooler...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, Lancer Ralliart

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 150 model-year 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution sports sedans manufactured between Jan. 31, 2014, and Feb. 21, 2014, and 2014 Lancer Ralliart sports sedans manufactured between Feb. 3, 2014, and Feb. 14, 2014 The Problem: The...
  • Recall Alert: 2008-2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser, Tacoma

     
    Vehicles Affected: About 20,000 model-year 2008-14 Toyota FJ Cruiser SUVs and Tacoma pickup trucks equipped with accessory wheels and tires installed by Toyota or dealers before the vehicles' first sale. The Problem: The vehicles may incorrectly list...
  • New York Times: NHTSA Has 'Record of Missteps'

     
    A New York Times investigation into the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration alleges that the nation's top auto safety regulator spent the past decade stumbling over recalls and withholding its legal powers to regulate an auto industry with...
  • Child Passenger Safety Week: Protect That Precious Cargo

     
    Child-safety seats are an important part of keeping your child safe in your car. To be effective, however, they must be installed correctly. This is harder than it sounds; 3 out of 4 children aren't as safe in a car......