Articles about automobile safety


FCC Strands Self-Driving Car Communications To Boost WiFi Spectrum

Last updated: 05/14/2020

When it comes to self-driving cars, it’s all about the data. For most self-driving car companies, the data cars collect about their surroundings and how to deal with it is one...

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Takata airbags get a pass as NHTSA says automakers won't need to recall more - Roadshow

Last updated: 05/13/2020

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday automakers will not need to recall more vehicles equipped with Takata airbags and deemed that units with...

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

Last updated: 05/10/2020

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...

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National study to explore automated driving systems in dynamic scenarios

Last updated: 05/03/2020

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

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

Last updated: 04/18/2020

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...

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Morning Transportation

Last updated: 04/18/2020

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...

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

Last updated: 04/14/2020

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...

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Waymo Announces Plans to Build Self-Driving Cars in Detroit

Last updated: 04/14/2020

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...

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Heads up: Hundreds of sunroofs spontaneously exploding

Last updated: 03/30/2020

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...

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

Last updated: 03/30/2020

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...

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