Articles about automobile safety


Tesla to Recall 135,000 U.S. Vehicles Under Pressure From Auto Safety Regulators

Last updated: 02/06/2021

WASHINGTON — Tesla Inc has agreed to recall 134,951 Model S and Model X vehicles with touchscreen displays that could fail and raise the risk of a crash after U.S. auto safety...

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'Fact' check: Biden order stalls new autonomous and replica vehicle safety rules

Last updated: 02/06/2021

President Biden has put the brakes on rules regarding autonomous vehicle safety and low volume replica car manufacturing announced in the final days of the Trump...

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2020 seat belt law helped boost New York from ‘yellow’ to ‘green’ rating in highway safety report

Last updated: 02/06/2021

2020 seat belt law helped boost New York from ‘yellow’ to ‘green’ rating in highway safety report A New York state police car is staged at the Hugh Carey Tunnel, Thursday, Oct....

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Federal safety agency talking to Tesla about strange steering wheel

Last updated: 02/05/2021

Tesla’s new rectangular steering wheel has been raising eyebrows since it was revealed this week, and not just among admirers and critics. The National Highway Traffic Safety...

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Highway safety group: Maine receives ‘green’ rating, but has room for legislative improvements

Last updated: 02/04/2021

Highway safety group: Maine receives ‘green’ rating, but has room for legislative improvements Motorists are seen cruising both northbound and southbound on I-95 near the Old...

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Safe Driving: Protecting You and Your Loved Ones on the Road This Winter

Last updated: 01/31/2021

Written by: Sara East Winter can be a dangerous time to be on the roads, but rain or sunshine, the streets stay open, and millions of people continue to drive them every day....

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Deaths in truck crashes keep rising as your government ignores safety solutions

Last updated: 01/30/2021

WASHINGTON — Whenever she talks about her mother, Renee Langiotti keeps tissues close by. Her mother, Susan Bartholomay, was killed on a Florida interstate highway in May 2015...

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Highway safety report gives Pennsylvania ‘yellow’ rating, urges return of ‘all-rider’ helmet law

Last updated: 01/28/2021

Highway safety report gives Pennsylvania ‘yellow’ rating, urges return of ‘all-rider’ helmet law Vehicles travel Oct. 17, 2020, on U.S. Interstate 476 near Allentown,...

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Safety watchdog slams NHTSA's new autonomous car safety regulations

Last updated: 01/23/2021

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has updated its automotive safety rules to exempt vehicles with self-driving capability from some passenger safety...

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U.S. Exempts Self-Driving Vehicles From Some Crash Standards

Last updated: 01/20/2021

The outgoing Trump administration said on Thursday it was issuing new rules that would allow manufacturers of automated vehicles to bypass some crash standards required of...

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