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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • States have failed to spend nearly $540M in federal highway safety grants

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety A new report from the Department of Transportation's Office of the Inspector General has revealed yet another fiasco in highway funding. No, it's not a misuse of federal funds. Instead, it's a complete and total...
  • Gas-loving spiders prompt another recall

    Gas-loving spiders prompt another recall
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Spiders drawn to gasoline vapors and weaving webs that block a hose to vent those vapors have caused Suzuki Motor of America to recall about 19,000 Kizashi mid-size sedans from model years 2010 to 2013, U.S. regulators said on...
  • Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Buick Regal, 2013 Chevrolet Malibu

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 120,000 model-year 2011-13 Buick Regal and 2013 Malibu sedans The Problem: The vehicles are equipped with two turn signal bulbs in each front turn signal; if one of the two bulbs burns out in either front......
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Ford Transit Connect

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 370 model-year 2014 Ford Transit Connect vans manufactured between March 1, 2014, and May 15, 2014 The Problem: The affected vehicles may have a brake reservoir cap that does not have the required text advising owners which......
  • Failing grades for school bus safety [Editorial]

    Failing grades for school bus safety  [Editorial]
    This week, youngsters across Maryland will board the "big yellow cheese wagon," as it's sometimes called, and head back to school. And chances are high (aside perhaps from those teary-eyed moms and dads waving good-bye to their kindergartners for the...
  • Chrysler investigating complaints of vehicles with faulty power modules

     
    Filed under: Safety, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Chrysler owners are hopping mad after experiencing a series of electrical gremlins in some of the company's vehicles. Issues range from mere annoyances - windows rolling down and radios turning off of their own...
  • Recall Alert: 39,000 Recaro ProSport Car Seats

     
    Car Seats Affected: More than 39,000 Recaro ProSport model 385 car seats manufactured between June 16, 2010, and Jan. 31, 2013 The Problem: When the seat is installed with the lower Latch anchors only, without the top tether, the child???s......
  • Feds: Car-to-Car Tech Can Save Lives

     
    A new report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives a sneak peek at the future of accident avoidance. The agency says two technologies, left-turn assist and intersection-movement assist, could prevent as many as 592,000 accidents...
  • What you missed on 8.18.14

     
    Filed under: Convertible, Coupe, Sedan, Performance, Safety, Technology, Aston Martin, Chevrolet, Mercedes-Benz, Luxury We take the 2014 Mercedes S63 AMG 4Matic for a Quick Spin We start off talking about the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4Matic by...
  • Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Jaguar XF

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 80 model-year 2013-14 Jaguar XF luxury sedans, including XFR-S variants, manufactured between July 2, 2013, and April 11, 2014 The Problem: A component within the power assist steering system may collapse and restrict fluid...
  • US government moves to mandate car connectivity [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, Technology, Videos The federal government is inching closer to mandating cars have the ability to communicate with each other, in a move regulators say could reduce crashes while still protecting motorists'...