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Latest National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Stories

2011-12-08 10:21:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Automakers today said that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announcement that 2010's road traffic fatality and injury rate reached an historic low of 1.10 per 100 million vehicle miles traveled (VMT) is a testament to the many safety advancements, including innovative, lifesaving vehicle technologies, the highest safety belt use rate ever and comprehensive efforts to prevent drunk driving. This is the...

2011-12-07 12:15:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safety Research & Strategies, a Massachusetts safety research firm that advocates for consumers on safety matters, sued the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today over the release of Toyota Unintended Acceleration investigation documents. The civil action, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Civil Action No. 11-2165), alleges that the U.S. Department of Transportation and NHTSA violated the...

2011-12-06 12:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota's Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) today announced four new research projects and three new research partnerships aimed at advancing the development of innovative vehicle safety technologies across the automotive industry. Launched by Toyota in January 2011 with an initial investment of $50 million, the CSRC pursues automotive safety research through a collaborative model that prioritizes sharing...

2011-12-05 23:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allstate Foundation License to Save Report, developed in conjunction with the National Safety Council, shows that if all states implemented comprehensive graduated driver licensing (GDL) laws, an estimated 2,000 lives could be saved. Further, if all 50 states were to enact comprehensive GDL laws, it could generate savings of $13.6 billion per year. The report findings are timely, as Congress readies to consider...

2011-12-02 08:00:00

Will Be Designated Driver, Inc. program executives, Seanna Smallwood and Jim Will take assertive measures for procuring supporting documentation for their grant funding strategies through mass communication. Waldorf, MD (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 With grant application season upon them, executives at Will Be Designated Driver, Inc. seeks to procure letters of support from every State, County, municipal, business, tax payer, and any person with interest in supporting their designated driver...

2011-11-29 10:31:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinia Group Inc., an innovative global leader in industrial grade products and services, has requested that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) adopt a federal vehicle safety standard for brake rotors based on the recently completed work by a subcommittee of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). (Logo: <font size="2"...

2011-11-28 15:14:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. and WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has partnered with Regal Entertainment Group to launch a distracted driving campaign targeted at teens, a core segment of Regal's customer base. Coinciding with NHTSA's roll out of its new website, distraction.gov/teens, Regal will air public service announcements during the week after Thanksgiving across the entire Regal footprint. (Photo: <font size="2"...

2011-11-24 08:00:00

A shocking Lotus Elise Recall has been issued, in this recall the driver will not be visually alerted to the fact that one or more of the vehicles turn signal lamp is not operating correctly, increasing the risk of a crash. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) November 24, 2011 Car and Truck Buying Guide : Lotus is recalling certain model year 2011 Elise vehicles manufactured from June 2010 through February 2011, for failing to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard...

2011-11-23 09:27:00

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Using Billboards to Fight Texting While Driving WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ad Council launched a national public service campaign about the dangers of texting while driving, sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the State Attorneys General. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111122/DC11793-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111122/DC11793-b)...

2011-11-22 16:29:00

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Using Billboards to Fight Texting While Driving WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ad Council launched a national public service campaign about the dangers of texting while driving, sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the State Attorneys General. (Photo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111122/DC11793</font>-a) (Photo:...