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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • How to Keep Your Family Safe When Car Trouble Strikes

     
    Plenty of us have been there, whether as an adult or a child: You're halfway through your family road trip when the car breaks down. I vividly remember several occasions as a child when our family car died, leaving us......
  • 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...
  • NHTSA Launches VIN-Searchable Recall Finder

     
    Used-car shoppers: Want to know if your prospective car has any recalls that haven't been done? After all, about 1 in 4 recalled cars never get their recall work done, which could stick future owners with potential safety hazards. More......
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • Honda to Retrofit Early 2015 Fit Hatchbacks to Match IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

     
    Thanks to structural modifications to improve crashworthiness, the 2015 Honda Fit earned a Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Honda will reach out to those who already bought a 2015 Fit and modify the bumper structure......
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Jeep Cherokee and Ram 1500, 2015 Chrysler 200

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 16,000 model-year 2014 Jeep Cherokee crossovers and Ram 1500s, and 2015 Chrysler 200 sedans The Problem: Due to an insufficient weld, the rear shocks may detach from the vehicle at one end and possibly damage other chassis......
  • 54.5 mpg: Why our measure of fuel economy is wrong

    54.5 mpg: Why our measure of fuel economy is wrong
    54.5 miles per gallon. That is the target fuel efficiency for all light-duty vehicles by model year 2025. Yet if you’ve gone car shopping lately, you’ve noticed that the combined mpg is nowhere near that target. The average fuel economy of all...
  • 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...