Latest National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Stories
Federal regulators are advising states not to approve the use of self-driving cars except for testing purposes, and are suggesting that drivers may need to obtain an upgraded license in order to operate the automated vehicles.
Even if a car has a better safety rating than an SUV, the driver in the smaller vehicle is more likely to be the one killed in a head-on collision between the two different types of automobiles, according to research being presented Thursday at the annual meeting of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) in Atlanta.
According to a new survey, parents are putting their children at risk in cars because they are driving distracted. The finding comes from a University of Michigan study of 600 parents and the driving dangers that come while multi-tasking behind the wheel.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released final guidelines aimed at automakers, but pulled back from calling for actual distracted driving regulations.
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