Articles about automobile safety


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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Virtual Car Seat Check Questionnaire

Last updated: 03/22/2020

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...

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

Last updated: 03/20/2020

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...

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

Last updated: 03/19/2020

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...

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