Safety Advocates Say Fatal Car Seat Failures Are 'Public Health Crisis'Safety advocates say automakers and regulators have acted with "criminal" negligence in failing to remedy a long-acknowledged auto safety flaw that watchdogs say has played a role in hundreds of deaths, creating a "public health crisis."
Experts Say Self-Driving Cars Not Ready For RoadsEngineers and safety advocates are telling the government that self-driving cars are more likely to be a threat than a boon to public safety because of unresolved technical issues.
One Step Closer To Driverless Cars As Federal Safety Regulators Weigh In On Google ProposalThere's no one behind the wheel, and that just might be OK. Transportation safety regulators tell Google that the computer at the helm of its car could be considered a driver under federal law.
More Than 2M Vehicles Recalled Second Time For Faulty Air BagsThe government says more than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles need a second fix for air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.
US Auto Industry Recalls SoarWhile the US auto industry is flying high at sales levels not seen since 2003, recalls for potentially fatal faulty parts are at an all-time high.
NHTSA Offers Online Vehicle Recall Check
Road Rage May Be CostlyAccording to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, up to five percent of all traffic fatalities and injuries are the result of road rage.
Cellphones Not The Only Cause Of Distracted DrivingWho knew putting on makeup while driving is illegal in New Jersey? And elsewhere. It is. And that's not all.
US Investigating Ford Pickups For Engine IssueThe federal government is investigating Ford F-150 pickups with EcoBoost engines after drivers reported that the engines lost power during acceleration.
NHTSA Helps Parents Pick The Right Car Seat During Child Passenger Safety Week Kristina Newman loaded groceries into her car on Monday, but her most precious cargo, 4-year-old Leona and 6-month-old Leon Jr. go in first. Car seats, she says, are a must.
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