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Car “black boxes” essential to auto safety, NHTSA boss says


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's boss David Strickland said car data recorders are essential to auto safety. In a Detroit News interview, Strickland said the government will protect motorists' privacy and that he opposes on/off switches that could allow motorists to turn off event data recorders. According to NHTSA's boss, having such switches would be a horrible thing for safety. The ...
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NHTSA deputy director will join Google to manage its driverless car program
Ron Medford, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's deputy director, will leave the government agency to join Google Inc. in January. Medford will be the director of safety for Google's self-driving ...
Volvo Fined $1.5 Million for Not Reporting Safety Defects
U.S. auto-safety regulators fined Volvo Car Group, owned by Geely Holding Group, $1.5 million for failing to report safety defects. Volvo, which was previously owned by Ford Motor, chose not to ...
Senate Passed Highway Bill
Wednesday, March 14th, the U.S. Senate approved a two-year, $109 billion bill to pay for highway construction and boost auto safety regulations. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Detroit, praised the bill, saying it ...
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U.S. auto-safety regulators are examining the safety of lithium-ion batteries used in electric cars after a Volt electric vehicle caught fire three weeks after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...
Women drivers at greater risk in car crashes
A new study conducted by The American Journal of Public Health has revealed that women drivers are at greater risk in car crashes because seatbelts and other lifesaving devices installed ...
Ford recall is affecting over 1 million trucks
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