Latest National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Stories

2013-04-13 23:03:48

Attorney Chris Davis provides expert commentary on a recently-released study from the NHTSA, which revealed that a significant percentage of all surveyed drivers admitted to using their cell phones behind the wheel despite a clear understanding of the dangers of distracted driving. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released the results of an in-depth survey which indicated that although American drivers understand the...

Bans Not Working, Drivers Continuing To Use Mobile Phones
2013-04-08 15:31:55

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Despite bans put in place to discourage the practice, people are continuing to use their mobile handsets while behind the wheel, according to the results of a new survey from the US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released last Friday. Despite the continued warnings that distracted driving can lead to crashes, injuries and death, many Americans choose to avoid those warnings...

New Ratings Needed To Protect Older Drivers: NHTSA
2013-04-05 08:26:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to change the rating system for new cars to keep pace with rapidly changing technology and to better protect older drivers. In a Federal Register posting on Thursday, the agency said it may create a “silver” rating system to describe how well vehicles protect older occupants in crashes. It may also consider how rear-seat passengers and pedestrians cope...

2013-03-06 23:03:21

With NHTSA making a key decision on the future of safety systems for light vehicles in August 2013, now is the time to stay informed and realize the key government-led trigger point of the US vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure market. As a consequence of this, Telematics Update have just opened registration to a free webinar for the connected vehicle audience: “The Impact of US Mandate-Driven Auto Safety” featuring three senior executives from Toyota, Cisco and the...

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