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NHTSA Revamps Crash-Testing Program

NHTSA Revamps Crash-Testing Program

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's overhaul of its federally mandated crash-testing program in 2020 will cover a wide spectrum of safety methods and procedures, the agency has announced.

October 17, 2019

Nearly 80% of People Won't Snooze in an AV

Nearly 80% of People Won't Snooze in an AV

Some 79% of people said they would not be able to fall asleep in a self-driving car—indicating a continued emotional discomfort with the technology, according to a new survey from The Zebra.

October 17, 2019

Pickups Still a Weighty Crash Concern

Pickups Still a Weighty Crash Concern

Recent research shows better crash compatibility between cars and today's SUVs offers some protection for drivers, but pickups still represent an outsize danger when they collide with cars — and the weight imbalance is probably the reason.

October 16, 2019

Ford Ranger Recalled for HVAC Blower Motor
Sprinter Vans Recalled for Air Bags

Sprinter Vans Recalled for Air Bags

Daimler Vans USA is recalling approximately 1,232 2018 to 2019 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter full-size vans because the air-bag systems may not have been activated after vehicle production.

October 15, 2019

Subaru Recalls Forester for Occupant Detection System

Subaru Recalls Forester for Occupant Detection System

Subaru of America, Inc. is recalling an estimated 366,282 2015 to 2018 Forester compact SUVs equipped with heated seats because an electrical connection in the front passenger seat for the Occupant Detection System may loosen.

October 14, 2019

Distracted Driving Citations Double in Salt Lake City

Distracted Driving Citations Double in Salt Lake City

Law enforcement in Utah's biggest city conducted its annual crack down on distracted driving, issuing 1,188 warnings and 27 citations to Salt Lake City drivers who were suspects of distracted driving.

October 14, 2019

Most Affordable Pickups to Insure Named

Most Affordable Pickups to Insure Named

Toyota's 2019 Tundra pickup has been ranked at the top of an insurance company's list of the most affordable pickups to insure in California.

October 11, 2019

Dealing with Deer Crossings

Dealing with Deer Crossings

In New England, Kentucky, Colorado, and other states with wild areas, deer and other wildlife crossing the roadway can present a significant hazard to commercial drivers.

October 11, 2019

Maryland Cracks Down on Impaired Drivers

Maryland Cracks Down on Impaired Drivers

A new law went into effect in Maryland on Oct. 1 that imposes harsher jail time penalties on motorists who kill or injure someone while driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

October 10, 2019

NHTSA Explores Replacing Car Mirrors with Cameras

NHTSA Explores Replacing Car Mirrors with Cameras

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is seeking public and industry input on whether or not camera-based rear visibility systems should be permitted to replace inside and outside rear- and side-view mirrors.

October 10, 2019

Commercial Drivers Are Safer than Public Perception

Commercial Drivers Are Safer than Public Perception

Commercial drivers of light- to heavy-duty vehicles are involved in just 3% of severe crashes, even though 83% of American drivers say they are safer behind the wheel, according to new data from Verizon Connect.

October 10, 2019

Jeep Wranglers Recalled for Seatbelt Issue

Jeep Wranglers Recalled for Seatbelt Issue

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling an estimated 11,463 2011 to 2018 Jeep Wrangler compact SUVs for a seat belt issue. Specifically, the driver's seat belt buckle mounting strap in these vehicles may break and separate from the seat frame.

October 9, 2019

NHTSA Awards Grants to Improve Roadway Safety

NHTSA Awards Grants to Improve Roadway Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has granted five non-governmental organizations $1.8 million for diverse initiatives aimed at improving safety on the nation's highways.

October 8, 2019