Latest National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Stories

2012-12-15 05:03:53

John Demas, Sacramento personal injury attorney, discusses the jump in death rates for certain subgroups in traffic accidents

Highway Fatalities Plunge To Lowest Level Since 1949
2012-12-11 08:14:40

High traffic fatalities fell to 32,367 in 2011, the lowest level since 1949 and a 1.9 percent decrease from the previous year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported on Monday.

Black Box Recorders Proposed For All Vehicles
2012-12-08 08:14:19

New cars and light trucks may soon be required to come equipped with event data recorders similar to the "black boxes" that log information for review in case of an accident.

Electronic Stability Control Saves Lives
2012-12-01 09:40:04

Electronic stability control (ESC) technology in automobiles has prevented thousands of fatalities in the US over the past three years.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]