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U.S. Will Not Require Automakers to Recall 56M Takata Air Bag Inflators

U.S. Will Not Require Automakers to Recall 56M Takata Air Bag Inflators

WASHINGTON — U.S. auto safety regulators will not require automakers to recall 56 million additional Takata air bag inflators, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

National study to explore automated driving systems in dynamic scenarios

National study to explore automated driving systems in dynamic scenarios

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) is collaborating with stakeholders in the manufacturing, infrastructure owner-operator, and public safety communities to study...

A Move to Ease the Path for Driverless Vehicles Draws Fire from Safety Groups - FairWarning

A Move to Ease the Path for Driverless Vehicles Draws Fire from Safety Groups - FairWarning

U.S. transportation officials are seeking to ease deployment of driverless cars by amending certain safety standards, drawing strong protest from groups who say the move is...

Morning Transportation

Morning Transportation

With help from Doug Palmer Editor’s Note: Morning Transportation is a free version of POLITICO Pro Transportation’s morning newsletter, which is delivered to our subscribers...

Statement on Introduction of Lifesaving Michigan Impaired Driving Legislation – Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Statement on Introduction of Lifesaving Michigan Impaired Driving Legislation – Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Statement of Tara Gill, Senior Director Advocacy and State Legislation, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, On Introduction of Lifesaving Michigan Legislation — HB 4419, HB...

Waymo Announces Plans to Build Self-Driving Cars in Detroit

Waymo Announces Plans to Build Self-Driving Cars in Detroit

The original Motor City is emerging as a leader in the next chapter in auto development. Waymo, formerly the self-driving car project launched by Google, announced it will...

Heads up: Hundreds of sunroofs spontaneously exploding

Heads up: Hundreds of sunroofs spontaneously exploding

A Central Florida man says he nearly crashed when the sunroof above his head violently shattered while he was on the road. "We heard a loud bang, and it sounded like a gunshot...

Federal regulators move to make room in safety standards for driver-less cars

Federal regulators move to make room in safety standards for driver-less cars

A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. WASHINGTON — Federal regulators on Tuesday moved to make changes in some safety standards to help pave the way for driver-less...

Virtual Car Seat Check Questionnaire

Virtual Car Seat Check Questionnaire

Thank you for your interest in participating in this FREE Virtual Car Seat Check with Sarah Tilton, Child Passenger Safety Technician and Certified Instructor. Please review the...

Highway Safety Administration Proposes Revising Auto Safety Rules to Speed Self-Driving Cars

Highway Safety Administration Proposes Revising Auto Safety Rules to Speed Self-Driving Cars

WASHINGTON — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Tuesday it was proposing sweeping changes to U.S. safety requirements to speed the deployment of...

U.S. agency proposes revising auto safety rules to speed self-driving cars

U.S. agency proposes revising auto safety rules to speed self-driving cars

WASHINGTON, March 17 (Reuters)-The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)said Tuesday it was proposing sweeping changes to U.S. safety requirements to speed the...

Following Voluntary Autonomous Guidelines a 'Fool's Errand'

Following Voluntary Autonomous Guidelines a 'Fool's Errand'

— The Center for Auto Safety (CAS) says new rules for driverless car technology must be mandatory because following voluntary guidelines is a fool’s errand and won't protect the...