National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Distractions play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers.
Pointing to reports of incidents in regions outside the current air bag recall areas, the Connecticut Democrat said the evidence points to the need for nationwide action.
WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) – Your airbag may be defective. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is calling on owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, and GM vehicles to replace their Takata airbags. To check your […]
A report raises serious questions about the NTSA’s ability to keep the public safe.
The agency accused Chrysler of moving too slowly to fix up to 2.5 million older Grand Cherokees and Libertys with gas tanks behind the rear axles.
The piece needed to fix a defective ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, according to documents submitted by General Motors to lawmakers.
Your GPS and other high-tech on-board devices can be secretly tracking your every move.
Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on federal regulators to set guidelines to protect consumers as car companies collect personal information through “smart car” technology and sell it to third parties.
The goal of the initiative “Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest” is to maximize DWI enforcement efforts to prevent motorists from being injured or killed by an intoxicated or drug-impaired driver.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration discovered during vehicle testing that the car exceeded a head injury criteria requirement. Ford says there have been no reported injuries related to the issue.
Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study found.
Hybrid and electric vehicles produce less sound than vehicles powered by an ordinary gas engine. Because of that, transportation officials say you may not hear them coming and that can have tragic results.
Law enforcement agencies across the country this holiday weekend are beefing up patrols. In the Tri-State Area, that means added roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints set up by local and state police.
Right now, you need a hands-free device to use your cell phone. What is under consideration would be an all-out ban on use of your cell phone behind the wheel.
Women are more vulnerable than men in car crashes—even when using a seatbelt, according to a new study.