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2014-05-01 08:21:10

Distracted Driving Prevention PSAs distributed during Global Youth Traffic Safety Month WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Mazda Motorsports, National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) and the Ad Council announced the high school and college winners of their third annual Project Yellow Light college scholarship contest as part of Global Youth Traffic Safety Month(TM). To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2014-04-30 23:02:20

Tulsa Hyundai’s 2014 Hyundai Veloster Earns Five-Star Safety Rating Tulsa, Oklahoma (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awarded the 2014 Hyundai Veloster with an overall five-star crash test rating this past month. After putting the sporty subcompact through multiple crash tests, the organization gave the 2014 Veloster the highest rating possible, assuring customers that this car will keep them safe in the event of a crash. Individual...

2014-04-18 23:07:16

A smaller, cheaper version of the ignition switch used by General Motors in its recalled vehicles may have been made to lower expenses, NHTSA and Center for Auto Safety say ROGERS, Ark. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Arkansas auto accident attorneys at Bailey & Oliver Law Firm will continue their investigation into injury and wrongful death claims associated with General Motor’s Feb. recall as new accusations from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Center for Auto...

2014-04-17 20:20:37

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a federal judge's decision to decline a "Park It Now" motion that would ground all recalled GM vehicles until repairs are made, a number of GM recall injury victims and their families are preparing to petition the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in an attempt to get the defective cars off the road. Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys, the personal injury firm leading the nation in GM...

2014-04-17 16:21:54

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Texas law firm Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP (HMG) released initial findings from Safety Research & Strategies, Inc. showing that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has received over 500 consumer complaints about General Motors vehicles with faulty ignition switches. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/DA03259 Bob Hilliard, lead lawyer and partner at HMG, is leading the charge to make GM...

2014-04-13 23:02:45

New York law firm Kaplan Lawyers’ executive director Richard Sabatino commented today on the firm’s support of the federal government’s requirement that rear-view cameras be included in all new vehicles of a certain weight by 2018, saying the cameras will prevent tragic deaths and injuries. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 NHTSA, the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration, announced on March 31, 2014, the issuance of its final rule requiring rear visibility...

2014-04-08 20:20:04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors' legal team asked a Federal Judge to deny a Texas law firm, Hilliard Munoz Gonzales (HMG) LLP's request for documents GM submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The documents explain details of the defective ignition switch recall. Bob Hilliard, partner at HMG, requested that GM provide the documents prior to HMG's April 11 response to GM's April 9 sur-reply....

2014-04-04 23:04:25

Mr. Kevin Vincent, Chief Counsel for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), will be the featured speaker during the Grand Opening of the SAE 2014 World Congress. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Mr. Kevin Vincent, Chief Counsel for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), will be the featured speaker during the Grand Opening of the SAE 2014 World Congress. Mr. Vincent is replacing Acting Administrator David Friedman, who is not able to attend...

2014-04-03 12:21:19

More Than 40 States Join National Push to Fight Distraction WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Distracted driving is a significant problem on America's roadways. According to the latest federal data, more than 3,328 were killed people and approximately 421,000 people were injured in crashes involving distracted drivers nationwide in 2012. These numbers are likely under-reported because of the difficulty in determining the role distraction plays in crashes....

2014-03-28 12:21:05

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awarded an overall five-star crash test rating, the highest rating given by the organization, to the all-new 2014 Hyundai Veloster. Separated by test, the vehicle received four stars in front and rollover crash tests, and five stars in the side crash test. This is the first time the Veloster has been rated under NHTSA's tougher tests and five-star rating system....


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