Latest National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Stories

SUVs Safer Than Cars Regardless Of Safety Rating
2013-05-15 11:11:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Even if a car has a better safety rating than an SUV, the driver in the smaller vehicle is more likely to be the one killed in a head-on collision between the two different types of automobiles, according to research being presented Thursday at the annual meeting of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) in Atlanta. While consumers often view crash safety ratings as a way to gauge how safe...

Children's Lives At Risk Because Parents Drive Distracted
2013-05-06 14:35:05

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new survey, parents are putting their children at risk in cars because they are driving distracted. University of Michigan researchers studied over 600 parents to see what distractions they face when they are driving with their children in the car. They presented their findings at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting. "Lots of attention has been given to distracted teen drivers. However, our...

NHTSA Issues Distracted Driving Guidelines, Backs Off Regulation
2013-04-24 19:12:04

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released final guidelines aimed at automakers, but pulled back from calling for actual regulations. These guidelines were released following a comment period on a draft release by the NHTSA last year. The new guidelines were posted on the NHTSA website. US Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood called on automobile manufacturers to limit the distraction risk of...

2013-04-19 23:21:06

Howard Frederick of the law firm Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick L.L.C. discusses the ramifications of the recent car recalls, and how it adds a new level of expertise necessary for personal injury lawyers when representing clients in car accident and injury cases. New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 According to NBC news* early this month, another auto recall transpired, with a recall of cars manufactured by Subaru, Hyundai, and Kia. The 200,000 Subaru cars...

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