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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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: 2008-2014 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......
  • Cadillac Preps Self-Driving Tech for 2017

     
    In the not-too-distant future, your Cadillac could know that another car is approaching from a blind corner and warn you before you or the other car could see or detect the danger. Related: Feds: Car-to-Car Tech Can Save Lives That's......
  • Recall Alert: 2014 BMW i3, Mini Cooper Hardtop

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 30 model-year 2014 BMW i3 electric vehicles manufactured March 31, 2014, and Mini Cooper Hardtop cars manufactured between Feb. 2 and May 30, 2014 The Problem: The airbag inflator may not have been assembled correctly, preventing...
  • Should You Use the Apple Watch in Your Car?

     
    Apple just took the wraps off its new iPhone 6, which ships on Sept. 19 for a contract-tethered starting price of $199. Along with the phone came a new ??? and much-anticipated ??? device from the Cupertino, Calif., company: the......
  • Recall Alert: 2011-2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 150 model-year 2011-12 Mercedes-Benz S-Class luxury sedans, including the S550, S550 4matic, S63, S600, S65 AMG and S400 Hybrid, all manufactured between March 3 and July 30, 2011 The Problem: The tire pressure monitoring...