State Farm Joins The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Board of Directors

State Farm Joins The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Board of Directors

VIENNA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) is pleased to announce State Farm Insurance has joined the organization’s Board of...

US seeks automatic brake requirement after deadly Phoenix tanker crash

US seeks automatic brake requirement after deadly Phoenix tanker crash

DETROIT (AP) — In a reversal from Trump administration policies, U.S. auto safety regulators say they will move to require or set standards for automatic emergency braking...

Auto Safety Whistleblower Program Gets Webpage, But Still No Rules

Auto Safety Whistleblower Program Gets Webpage, But Still No Rules

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has created a webpage for its auto safety whistleblower reward program....

FCC to vote to split key spectrum block between autos, Wi-Fi

FCC to vote to split key spectrum block between autos, Wi-Fi

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications Commision will vote Nov. 18 to split a key spectrum block set aside for auto safety to accommodate the growing number of wireless...

U.S. Safety Regulators Reviewed Concerns Over GM Sensor

U.S. Safety Regulators Reviewed Concerns Over GM Sensor

NEW YORK — U.S. automotive safety regulators reviewed evidence related to an allegedly defective steering sensor that was used in roughly 778,000 older General Motors Co...

States Urge Federal Standards for Child Car Seat Side-Impact

States Urge Federal Standards for Child Car Seat Side-Impact

The attorneys general of 17 states and the District of Columbia on Tuesday urged the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to adopt long-delayed...

Volvo will limit top speed of its cars to reach safety target

Volvo will limit top speed of its cars to reach safety target

Print Volvo said on Monday it will limit the top speed on all its new cars to 180 kph (112 mph) starting in 2020, which is the same year the Swedish automaker wants there to be...

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Car safety Electronic braking systems Electronic braking systems reduce the response and build-up times in brake cylinders. This in turn reduces braking distance by several...

Despite Less Driving During 2020 Pandemic, Traffic Deaths Were Highest In 13 Years

Despite Less Driving During 2020 Pandemic, Traffic Deaths Were Highest In 13 Years

Even though Americans drove less in 2020 due to the pandemic, early estimates of crash fatalities from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety...

The auto industry is distancing itself from Tesla in response to new crash reporting rule

The auto industry is distancing itself from Tesla in response to new crash reporting rule

The auto industry is holding its fire — for now — over the new requirement to report crashes involving vehicles equipped with partially and fully autonomous driving systems. But...

US sends investigators to probe another Michigan Tesla crash

US sends investigators to probe another Michigan Tesla crash

Lansing— For the second time this week, the U.S. government’s road safety agency is sending a team to investigate a Tesla crash in Michigan. This time, the National Highway...

U.S. Safety Agency Probes 'Violent' Tesla Crash in Detroit

U.S. Safety Agency Probes 'Violent' Tesla Crash in Detroit

WASHINGTON — The U.S. auto safety agency said on Monday it is investigating a crash in Detroit on Thursday involving a Tesla that became wedged underneath a tractor-trailer and...