Articles about vehicle safety


NHTSA opens door to adaptive-driving-beam headlights

Last updated: 12/31/2019

A potential change to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) for headlights would allow auto manufacturers to begin incorporating adaptive-driving-beam headlights in...

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NHTSA urged to require rear seat belt warning systems

Last updated: 12/08/2019

Federal regulators should amend vehicle safety standards to require a visual display that alerts the driver when passengers in the rear seats are not wearing their seat belts,...

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International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA) - CVSA - Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Last updated: 11/22/2019

CVSA is now accepting nominations for the 2020 International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA). As the leading organization overseeing the coordination of uniformity of commercial...

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Road traffic injuries

Last updated: 11/19/2019

Every year the lives of approximately 1.35 million people are cut short as a result of a road traffic crash. Between 20 and 50 million more people suffer non-fatal injuries,...

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Hours of Service of Drivers

Last updated: 10/30/2019

FMCSA proposes amendments to its hours-of-service (HOS) requirements to provide greater flexibility for drivers subject to the HOS rules without adversely affecting safety. This...

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School Bus Safety

Last updated: 10/30/2019

School Bus Safety Español Overview The school bus is the safest vehicle on the road—your child is much safer taking a bus to and from school than traveling by car. Although four...

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