Articles about automobile safety

Statement: Truck Driver Hours of Service Rule Challenged in Federal Court by Coalition of Driver and Safety Groups

Last updated: 09/19/2020

In June, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced drastic changes to federal truck driver hours of service (HOS) rules.  Under the guise of increased...

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Uber Expands Self-Driving Safety Report After NTSB Slams Culture

Last updated: 09/06/2020

Uber Technologies Inc. vowed to make public more safety information regarding its self-driving cars after the National Transportation Safety Board placed partial blame for a...

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US agency posts online map to track autonomous vehicle tests

Last updated: 09/06/2020

FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2018 file photo, one of the test vehicles from Argo AI, Ford's autonomous vehicle unit, navigates through the strip district near the company offices in...

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Some Cars Will Never Be Crash-Tested, Leaving Consumers in the Dark

Last updated: 09/04/2020

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Woman claims vehicle headrest sent her to hospital

Last updated: 09/03/2020

FOREST PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- A Forest Park woman says her headrest deployed while she was driving, hitting her in the head and caused her injuries.Laura Klosowski was driving in...

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Virginia Tech Transportation Institute awarded $15 million in grants for automated vehicle safety research

Last updated: 09/02/2020

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute awarded $15 million in grants for automated vehicle safety research Ben Walls, news staff writer Dec 8, 2019 VTTI’s newest automated...

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Ways To Reduce Parent Anxiety About Teen Driving

Last updated: 08/31/2020

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FCC Votes to Split Safety Spectrum with Telecoms Over Transportation Chief's Warning

Last updated: 08/28/2020

The U.S. telecommunications regulator voted on Thursday to advance a plan to split a key spectrum block set aside for auto safety to accommodate the burgeoning number of...

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Gov. Northam proposes eliminating state vehicle inspections, but critics say roads will be less safe

Last updated: 08/23/2020

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. — Drivers may be able to pump the breaks on their next vehicle inspection. Governor Ralph Northam is proposing to eliminate vehicle safety inspections in the...

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Michigan plans to redesign road for self-driving cars

Last updated: 08/22/2020

Michigan announced Thursday that it's teaming with tech and auto companies to attempt to retrofit a roughly 40-mile stretch of two roads outside Detroit exclusively for...

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