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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...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Ford Focus, C-Max

     
    Vehicles Affected: More than 500 model-year 2014 Ford Focus compact cars and C-Max hybrids manufactured between Aug. 8 and Aug. 15, 2014 The Problem: Incorrectly assembled steering gears could cause impaired steering, including a loss of steering control,...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Aston Martin DB9, Rapide S

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 450 model-year 2014 Aston Martin DB9 and Rapide S high-performance luxury sports cars manufactured between June 2013 and July 2014 The Problem: Due to a faulty circuit board, the transmissions in the affected vehicles may...
  • Back to school shopping...for cars

    Back to school shopping...for cars
    With the start of school just around the corner, parents and students are starting to look for wheels for the new academic year. Not coincidentally, the editors at auto price information company Kelley Blue Book are out with their annual list of the...
  • Megabus launching service to Orlando, Tampa

    Megabus launching service to Orlando, Tampa
    Megabus.com, the bus company known for its $1 one-way fares, plans its first stop in Greater Fort Lauderdale. Megabus will offer daily service from Hollywood to Orlando and Tampa beginning Aug. 7 — about four hours to Orlando and about five...
  • GM ignition switch scandal unlikely to spur safety reforms

    GM ignition switch scandal unlikely to spur safety reforms
    General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has made several trips to testify before Congress, most recently this month, about her company's defective ignition switches. The biggest headline-grabbing moment was her apology for the company's apparent 10-year...
  • Nissan expands recall of vehicles with faulty air bags

    Nissan expands recall of vehicles with faulty air bags
    Nissan has expanded the number of vehicles recalled as part of an industry-wide problem with defective air bags. The automaker said Tuesday that 664,628 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles have now been recalled to fix faulty air bag inflators, up from 438,302...
  • Prices of six car models recalled by GM for switch defect plunge

    Prices of six car models recalled by GM for switch defect plunge
    While General Motors appears to have weathered the biggest safety and recall crisis in its history – staying profitable and selling more cars – the prices of used cars linked to the defect behind the scandal have plunged. iSeeCars.com, a...