Government Group Looks To Prevent Drowsy Driving CrashesAAA says drowsy driving is to blame for one in five fatal crashes in the United States and now one government group is coming up with plans to help reduce the number of crashes.
NHTSA Wants You To Complain About Cars MoreGovernment officials want more people to complain about auto safety problems. The NHTSA is proposing a rule requiring automakers put labels on sun visors of new vehicles with instructions on how to file safety complaints.
Safety Advocates Say Fatal Car Seat Failures Are 'Public Health Crisis'Safety advocates say automakers and regulators have acted with "criminal" negligence in failing to remedy a long-acknowledged auto safety flaw that watchdogs say has played a role in hundreds of deaths, creating a "public health crisis."
Experts Say Self-Driving Cars Not Ready For RoadsEngineers and safety advocates are telling the government that self-driving cars are more likely to be a threat than a boon to public safety because of unresolved technical issues.
Senators Ask Regulators For Nationwide Airbag RecallDemocratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts made the demand in a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who oversees the NHTSA.
Officials Announce Recall To Replace Defective Airbags
Privacy Concerns Raised As 'Smart Cars' Track Personal DataYour GPS and other high-tech on-board devices can be secretly tracking your every move.
Graco Issues Recall Over Stuck Car Seat Buckles; Feds Seek Wider RecallGraco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch. The recall covers 11 models sold from 2009 through 2013 by Graco Children's Products Inc. of Atlanta.
General Motors Recalls 100,000 VehiclesGeneral 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.