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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Cops push message: Red means stop

    It's never a good idea to run a red light, and it will be particularly risky in Broward County this week. The Broward Sheriff's Office is beefing up traffic enforcement to observe National Stop on Red Week. Running red lights accounts for more traffic...
  • State Must Cut Down On Motorcycle Carnage

    State Must Cut Down On Motorcycle Carnage
    On Friday morning, a Harwinton man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a tree. Later in the day, the Life Star helicopter was dispatched to Vernon to bring a man injured in a motorcycle accident to Hartford Hospital. On Saturday night, a Meriden...
  • Don't be a water death statistic -- you can survive a canal crash

    Don't be a water death statistic -- you can survive a canal crash
    Waterways are everywhere in South Florida, and many don't have barriers that will keep a car from sliding or crashing into them.  On Sept. 18, a 78-year-old man was rescued after his Honda minivan sank in a Florida City development's pond and the...
  • DUI crackdown begins today

    DUI crackdown begins today
    A national crackdown on impaired begins today and lasts through the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 1. Local participating agencies in the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" effort include @SunrisePoliceFL, @MiramarPD and Plantation Police. ...
  • Police to hold DUI checkpoint

    The Laguna Beach Police Department will be conducting a DUI checkpoint to stop and arrest alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers this weekend, according to a news release. Officers will patrol areas with high frequencies of past DUI collisions and/or...
  • 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,...
  • Campaign launched to prevent heatstroke deaths of children left in cars

    Campaign launched to prevent heatstroke deaths of children left in cars
    A rash of high-profile heat-related deaths of children left in hot cars has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to launch the “Where’s baby? Look before you lock” public education campaign to highlight the dangers...
  • GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan see auto sales zoom in July

    GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan see auto sales zoom in July
    Automakers posted one of the best months in years for auto sales in July, with General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Nissan all reporting big gains. By the time all the numbers are tallied Friday, automakers are expected to have sold around 1.5...
  • Kevin Hunt: GM Recalls Monte Carlo, But Not Hers Despite Ignition Failure

    Kevin Hunt: GM Recalls Monte Carlo, But Not Hers Despite Ignition Failure
    General Motors has recalled more than 15 million vehicles worldwide this year for ignition-related defects, but Shelley Hansen still doesn't understand why it hasn't recalled her (VIN) number yet. GM's massive recalls began in February with 2.6...
  • Spending: what's behind all the recalls

    If you think you've heard more news about recalls lately, you're right. General Motors alone has recalled more than 25 million vehicles since January -- including a highly publicized recall for faulty ignition switches that led to 13 deaths. Not all...
  • Hyundai recalling 419,000 vehicles for three defects

    Hyundai recalling 419,000 vehicles for three defects
    Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 vehicles to correct three different defects. The largest of the three recalls is for the 2001-06 Santa Fe crossover sport utility vehicle. Hyundai is recalling 225,000 of these models in 21 “salt belt”...