Articles about automobile safety


Congress must proceed with caution on driverless cars bill

Last updated: 06/01/2020

Congress must proceed with caution on driverless cars bill By Cathy Chase and Missy Cummings, Opinion Contributor — 05/29/20 08:30 AM EDT The views expressed by contributors are...

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Before face masks, Americans went to war against seat belts

Last updated: 05/30/2020

State and federal officials nationwide have ordered the use of protective face masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Many businesses have instituted similar policies to...

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Newspapers report on car safety recalls less when manufacturers advertise more with them

Last updated: 05/29/2020

Is the reporting of media outlets biased in favor of firms that advertise with them? A new study looked at the relationship between advertising by car manufacturers in U.S....

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Unrepaired recalls found on private ambulances, transport vehicles operating during COVID-19 pandemic

Last updated: 05/24/2020

Unrepaired recalls found on private ambulances, transport vehicles operating during COVID-19 pandemic Published: 05/21/20 06:06 pm EDT COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than 50 private...

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Missouri governor again faces question of repealing motorcycle helmet law

Last updated: 05/23/2020

Missouri governor again faces question of repealing motorcycle helmet law Save JEFFERSON CITY — A year after Gov. Mike Parson vetoed legislation that would have allowed...

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Riders rejoice as safety advocates fret repeal of Missouri's motorcycle helmet law

Last updated: 05/23/2020

With just minutes to spare in this year's legislative session, a bill repealing the state's helmet requirement passed out of the Missouri House of Representatives Friday to go...

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Police see uptick in speeding, fatal crashes amid pandemic

Last updated: 05/22/2020

Stay-at-home orders are keeping more people off the roads, but police across the country are reporting a rise in reckless driving. In Connecticut, traffic has been cut in half...

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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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