National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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House Panel: Safety Agency Mishandled GM Recall

A report raises serious questions about the NTSA’s ability to keep the public safe.

09/17/2014

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NTSB Website Helps Drivers Find Vehicle Recalls

One in four recalled cars never get the needed fix because car owners often don’t even know about the recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has a new site to help people find out.

09/03/2014

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Marijuana’s Hazy Contribution To Highway Deaths

As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry there will be more drivers high on pot and a big increase in traffic deaths.

09/02/2014

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Chrysler: Government Timetable Off For Fixing Recalled Jeep SUV’s

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.

07/17/2014

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Rep. Diane DeGette, Congress Seek Answers On Delay In GM Recall

Congress is demanding answers from the new CEO of General Motors and the head of the nation’s auto safety watchdog about why it took at least a decade to recall cars with a defective part that is now linked to 13 deaths.

04/01/2014

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NHTSA To Require Rearview Cameras In New Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation is issuing a final safety rule that requires rearview technology in many new vehicles. The move is an effort to reduce deaths and serious injuries caused by backup accidents.

03/31/2014

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General Motors Recalling More Than 300,000 Vans Over Airbag Concerns

The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.

03/18/2014

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Government Pushing To Make Child Safety Seats Safer

There is a push by the government to protect kids by making child car seats safer.

01/22/2014

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Government Funding Helping Keep Stoned Drivers Off The Road

The federal government has given Colorado new funding to help recognize stoned drivers and keep them off the road.

01/13/2014

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Driverless Cars In Colorado? Lawmakers May Allow Them

Colorado lawmakers are debating a change in state law that would allow cars without drivers on roads.

02/04/2013

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