The three most common vision disorders that can compromise driving safety are cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. Video courtesy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For the full safety tip about protecting your vision, click here.
January 15, 2018
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explains what makes Takata air bag inflators life-threatening. Video courtesy of NHTSA.
January 8, 2018
Over the past five years in the U.S., an average of 300 people have died in drunk driving crashes the week between Christmas and New Year's Day, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This video depicts what can happen when drivers opt to get behind the wheel after drinking. Video by NHTSA via YouTube.
December 22, 2017
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shares five common-sense steps that drivers can take to guard against vehicle theft. For the full safety tip, click here.
July 3, 2017
The 2017 Tesla Model X has drawn 5-Star safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in all crash test categories and subcategories. This is a first for SUVs evaluated under the agency's New Car Assessment Program. Video courtesy of Car Universe via YouTube.
June 14, 2017
A new report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that drowsy driving causes 1.2 million collisions each year. Video courtesy of CBS New York. For more about the NHTSA report and the problem of drowsy driving, click here.
April 10, 2017
Last year alone, 232 people died in railroad crossing accidents in the U.S., according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This video is part of a new railroad crossing safety ad campaign, launched by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Video courtesy of NHTSA and the Federal Railroad Administration.
January 23, 2017
The government's annual "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign is under way, shining a light on the many costs of driving while intoxicated. Video courtesy of Arkansas State Police Highway Safety Office. For the full story, click here.
December 14, 2016
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has attributed another death -- the 11th in the U.S. -- to a Takata air bag inflator rupture. The victim was a 50-year-old woman in Riverside County, Calif. Video courtesy of KCAL9/CBS Los Angeles.
October 21, 2016
An estimated 17,775 people died in U.S. traffic crashes in the first half of 2016 – about a 10.4% jump from the same period last year. Video courtesy of The Wall Street Journal. For the full story, click here.
October 6, 2016
University of Iowa researchers are working on technology aimed at preventing drowsy driving, and the campus recently hosted a summit devoted to the safety issue. Video courtesy of CBS Philly. For the full story, click here.
July 6, 2016
This video from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers tips on summertime driving. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.
June 6, 2016
In this video report from ABC 7 News, autonomous vehicle developers and some safety advocates offer sharply contrasting views during a public meeting held by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA, which is seeking input on future guidelines for self-driving cars, held the hearing at Stanford University on April 27.
April 28, 2016
This NHTSA video shows how automatic emergency braking systems detect an impending forward crash with another vehicle in time to avoid or mitigate the crash. To learn about the automaker agreement to make AEB standard on new vehicles by September 2022, click here.
March 17, 2016
In this CBS This Morning video report, safety advocates allege that the current federal safety standard for vehicle seatbacks puts children in the backseat at risk during severe rear-end crashes.
March 9, 2016