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

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 […]

Senate Passed Highway Bill

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 “will improve the mobility of people and commerce while reducing traffic congestion and improving air quality.” He added that […]

Women drivers at greater risk in car crashes

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 in cars are not designed for their bodies. In order to determine whether driver gender influenced injury risk, the study […]

Ford recall is affecting over 1 million trucks

Ford recall is affecting over 1 million trucks

The top-selling US vehicle, F-150, will be affected by the Ford recall, as well as many other models, totaling to a number of over 1 million trucks. According to the car manufacturer, a problem at the straps that secure the fuel tanks which may corrode and cause the tanks to […]