68 Blog Posts From the NHTSA Tag


US Traffic Law History and Why State Laws Are Subordinate

US Traffic Law History and Why State Laws Are Subordinate

By Chad Dornsife NMA Nevada Activist, Executive Director of Best Highway Safety Practices Institute Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared as NMA E-Newsletter #542 from June 2019. The information is still pertinent. If you would like to receive the weekly NMA E-Newsletter, join today!  Our Founding Fathers knew that the regulation of our nation’s transportation […]

Leading Causes of Car Accidents and How you Can Prevent Them

Leading Causes of Car Accidents and How you Can Prevent Them

Motor vehicle accidents are unfortunately very common in the United States, taking thousands of lives and causing severe and minor injuries every year. Driving safely and following traffic laws reduce the risk of your getting into a car accident. However, the frustrating truth is that you cannot be assured that all the other drivers on […]

Will Car Owners Be Forced To Breathe Into A Breathalyzer To Start Their Vehicles?

Will Car Owners Be Forced To Breathe Into A Breathalyzer To Start Their Vehicles?

By guest writer Joe Cadillic, of the MassPrivatel Blog Editor’s Note: Even though the Moving Forward Act was passed on July 1, 2020, by the US House of Representatives, Senate leader Mitch McConnel has already stated the bill is dead on arrival. So much was thrown into the over 2,000 page bill, including many ‘safety’ […]

Automotive Pre-emption

Automotive Pre-emption

New cars do lots of things cars didn’t do in the past, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Convenience has its merits. But what about pre-emption? Cars once did as they were told by their owners and no more. If you didn’t want the doors to lock or the lights to come on, they didn’t […]

NHTSA launches Voluntary Website Platform for AV Testing—Why do we Need This?

NHTSA launches Voluntary Website Platform for AV Testing—Why do we Need This?

By Shelia Dunn, NMA Communications Director Transportation Secretary Elaine Chou made a big splash this week announcing a voluntary reporting mechanism for driverless car companies and states. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration calls the new program, Automated Vehicle Transparency and Engagement for Safe Testing, or AV TEST. It will be online, and anyone with […]

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California
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California
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California
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