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Latest National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Stories

2013-09-20 04:20:10

NTSB Acting Chairman Hersman and NHTSA Administrator Strickland Provide Keynote Addresses WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 150 youth and adults from across the country are participating today in the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) 4(th) Annual Teen Distracted Driving Summit. Summit attendees will attend impactful presentations, participate in interactive training activities and discuss creative ways to fight distracted driving back in...

2013-09-18 08:27:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than a third of children under age 13 who died in passenger vehicle crashes in 2011 were not in car seats or wearing seat belts. To help eliminate these deaths, and as part of Child Passenger Safety Week, NHTSA is highlighting the important safety benefits associated with the proper use of car seats, booster seats, and seat belts. To view the...

2013-09-16 08:21:01

-- UTI-Exton Promoting Automotive Safety on National Seat Check Saturday -- EXTON, Pa., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute (UTI) - the leading provider of automotive, diesel, motorcycle and marine technician training - is hosting a car seat inspection event in conjunction with National Seat Check Saturday. Free and open to the public, the event will be held Saturday, September 21(st) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT at UTI's Exton campus in Chester County....

2013-08-27 23:03:14

What is crashworthiness? It refers to a vehicle’s ability to prevent injuries to its occupants when the vehicle is involved in a crash. Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 What is crashworthiness? It refers to a vehicle’s ability to prevent injuries to its occupants when the vehicle is involved in a crash. When a car accident occurs, the occupants of a vehicle experience a number of forces that can lead to injury. “Crashworthiness” is a very important...

2013-08-22 12:21:41

SEATTLE, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting behind the wheel of your first car is a memorable event, especially for younger people. Yet inexperience brings higher risk, so new teen drivers need all the safety advantages they can get, and the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance shows that newly licensed teens often drive older vehicles short of safety features that lessen injuries in a crash. PEMCO set out to explore the premise that when teens get their first car, those vehicles...

2013-08-15 23:26:50

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced last week that their new website “Everyone is a Pedestrian” has been launched. The Oregon personal injury lawyers at Shulman DuBois LLC believe this site is a good first step in helping keep pedestrians safe on the roads, and want to share some tips to prevent fatal accidents. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The Portland wrongful death attorneys at Shulman DuBois have experience with fatal traffic accidents, and...

2013-08-15 23:21:32

Active safety issues and technologies that impact both industry and consumers will be at the forefront of SAE International’s Active Safety Systems Symposium, Nov. 5-7. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Active safety issues and technologies that impact both industry and consumers will be at the forefront of SAE International’s Active Safety Systems Symposium, Nov. 5-7. The three-day symposium, which will be held at the Doubletree Hotel in Detroit/Dearborn, Mich., will strive to...

2013-08-14 12:20:37

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers is pleased with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) announcement today that lets manufacturers continue to provide consumers information related to all open recalls for both safety and emissions for a specific VIN, as well as any available customer satisfaction campaigns on their websites. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120928/MM83271LOGO) We are happy with...

2013-08-12 23:21:04

d'Oliveira & Associates has posted a new informational graphic about the millions of motor vehicles that are recalled every year. The law firm knows that defective car parts can cause injuries which may lead to an auto accident lawsuit. (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Every year the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) receives complaints and conducts investigations related to motor vehicle safety. Since the NHTSA was first established, it has recalled more than 390...

2013-08-08 12:21:18

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The 2013 Ford Focus earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway (IIHS), demonstrating Ford's commitment to vehicle safety -- 2013 Ford Focus is one of only six small cars tested to earn top marks from IIHS -- Focus previously earned the federal government's highest safety rating - a five-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety...