National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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.
The American Automobile Association predicts 39 million drivers will travel 50 miles or more for the holiday weekend.
A doctors group and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say children should ride in rear-facing car seats longer, until they are 2 years old instead of 1. And some kids should ride in booster seats until age 12.
General Motors Co. is recalling almost 100,000 vehicles to fix two problems that could cause the rear axle to lock and the passenger-side airbag not to work.
More than 192,000 General Motors and Isuzu midsize pickup trucks are being recalled because of a problem with the system that anchors child safety seats, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Wednesday.
Walking to school is healthy and “green.” It’s also getting safer. Accident rates for school-age pedestrians have been dropping in recent years. So you might be surprised to know where kids can be most at risk: in school zones.