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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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  • Docs urge action to stop young drivers’ texting

    Docs urge action to stop young drivers’ texting
    Texting while driving could be contributing to thousands of car crashes, especially among teens, and the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) wants policy makers, doctors and parents to do something about it. Texting by novice drivers raises...
  • National Seat Check Saturday aims to curb child fatalities from car accidents

    National Seat Check Saturday aims to curb child fatalities from car accidents
    Installing child safety seats in cars can be a frustrating experience. Finding out that nine out of ten child safety seats are not installed correctly, according to the Illinois State Police, is downright frightening. Car accidents are the second...
  • Consumer Reports: How your car is tracking you

    Many drivers have a strong, knee-jerk reaction to the idea of "black boxes" in cars, according to Consumer Reports. When the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked for public input on a proposed rule that would require all cars to have an...
  • NHTSA to overhaul recall system in wake of GM's 'flawed' culture

    NHTSA to overhaul recall system in wake of GM's 'flawed' culture
    The top U.S. auto safety regulator harshly criticized General Motors Co for not promptly reporting and recalling cars now linked to at least 19 deaths and said he has been meeting with top global automakers to develop a "new normal" for safety recalls....
  • Sobriety checkpoint nets five arrests for impaired driving

    A grant-funded sobriety checkpoint conducted in Glendale on Friday night yielded five drunk or drugged driving arrests, police said. More than 2,000 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, which was conducted at the intersection of Los Feliz Road and...
  • U.S. auto regulators defend role in GM recall after report

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal auto safety regulators came under scrutiny in a Senate hearing on Tuesday for their role in General Motors' failure to promptly report and recall cars with defective parts that led to at least 19 deaths. A report released...
  • 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...
  • Federal safety board ignored ignition switch warning

    WASHINGTON A House committee Tuesday morning released a report highly critical of federal regulators for their role in not catching an ignition switch defect in General Motors' cars that killed at least 19 people, saying they had all the information and...
  • Ford recalls older model Escape and Mercury Mariner hybrids

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is recalling about 74,000 older model Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner crossover vehicles because the electronic hybrid system may overheat, according to a filing with U.S. regulators on Friday. Escapes from model years...
  • 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....