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2014-02-25 00:20:29

Majority of car seat installation experts encounter weight-related errors WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A final rulemaking from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), expected this week, revises weight-limit labeling for Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)-installed car seats to include both the weight of the child and the car seat itself, unlike current guidance which only accounts for the child's weight. Caregivers, unaware of weight...

2014-02-12 12:21:59

ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council announced today its preliminary estimate that approximately 35,200 motor vehicle fatalities occurred in 2013. This is a three percent decrease from 2012. Crash injuries requiring medical attention also are estimated to have fallen by two percent since 2012 to a total of 3.8 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130530/MM23334-b) Although 2013 traffic fatalities are three percent lower...

2014-02-11 08:20:25

- 2014 Honda Odyssey achieves highest Overall Vehicle Score, 5-Stars TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's most popular minivan(1), the 2014 Honda Odyssey, has received a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score, the top score available, in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). This means the 2014 Odyssey is the only minivan to earn the highest possible rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the IIHS, including a top score...

2014-02-10 23:25:16

Telematics Update: NHTSA has released an announcement that reveals their progress in moving towards a mandate for V2V (vehicle to vehicle) technologies. (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The much-anticipated announcement will no doubt be welcomed by the automotive safety industry that has been waiting for a signal to stride ahead with these advanced communications technologies. The announcement details the next steps for NHTSA and their intentions to mandate the technology with the power to save...

2014-02-10 12:20:57

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) is encouraged by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability's report on red-light safety cameras, noting that traffic deaths and injuries have decreased dramatically since cameras were installed throughout the state. The report has found that fatal collisions have decreased by 49 percent in the 12 counties studied, resulting in an estimated 18 lives saved. In...

2014-02-04 23:04:01

Autotalks comprehensive V2X solution is offered for a low-cost deployment of vehicles OBU. Clarkston, Michigan (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 NHTSA connected vehicle decision is an imperative step toward V2X deployment. CRATON (ATK4100) V2X Communication Processor and PLUTON (ATK3100) V2X RF Transceiver are offered as the building blocks of V2X system. The components are fully functional and have a secure path toward Automotive AEC-Q100 qualification. The entire software exists and is...

Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications
2014-02-04 05:34:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Obama administration officials announced on Monday that they will move forward with new rules requiring automakers to equip cars and light trucks with wireless vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the technology, which allows vehicles to communicate with one other, has the potential to dramatically reduce accidents, deaths and injuries on the nation's roads....

2014-02-03 23:01:18

SAE International’s technical expert community welcomes and supports today's announcement by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will begin taking steps to enable vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology for light vehicles. Warrendale, Pa. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 SAE International’s technical expert community welcomes and supports today's announcement by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will begin...

2014-02-03 12:21:21

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) believes wireless vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications technology has the potential to save thousands of lives and shares the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) commitment to exploring ways to improve safety on our highways. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120928/MM83271LOGO) "Through the auto industry's research partnership with NHTSA,...


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