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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Child Passenger Safety Week raises awareness for what most parents get wrong

    Child Passenger Safety Week raises awareness for what most parents get wrong
    Buckling children in and age- and size-appropriate car seats, booster seats and seat belts can reduce the risk of serious and fatal injuries by anywhere from 45 percent for grade school children to 71 percent for infants, according to the Centers for...
  • Two Southern California men charged in odometer-rollback scheme

    Two Southern California men charged in odometer-rollback scheme
    A Woodland Hills car salesman and another man were charged with rolling back vehicle odometers in a scheme in which people paid up to $400 to avoid penalties for exceeding mileage limits on leases or to increase auto trade-in values, the Justice...
  • Manchester Crackdown On Distracted Driving Keeps Netting Violators

    Manchester Crackdown On Distracted Driving Keeps Netting Violators
    MANCHESTER — For the past two weeks, police radio communications have been crammed with descriptions of cars, drivers and violations of state law on cellphone use. "Red Honda Civic. White male driver. Talking on his phone" … "Grey Volkswagen....
  • Despite tougher Pa. DUI laws, many repeat offenders stay on the road

    Joseph Lawless was slumped over the wheel of his black Mercedes SUV when the Radnor patrolman rapped hard on the window. It was 12:47 on a steaming Friday afternoon in July 2011. Eleven minutes before, the Villanova lawyer had bought a bottle of...
  • Graco expands recall to include 1.9 million infant car seats

    Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.  Graco announced the recall Tuesday, ending a five-month battle between the...
  • Parents reminded to look out for kids locked in cars

    In statistics provided by the Children's Services Council, 17 children have died from heatstroke while unattended in vehicles, including two in Florida. The state continues to be second in the nation in heatstroke fatalities with at least 68 children...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 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...