31 Blog Posts From the NHTSA Tag


NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for April 20, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for April 20, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –US Senate kills rule against discriminatory auto lending— –Automakers push for 95 octane gas— –Gas prices expected to rise this summer— –Iowa Traffic Cam Bill in Limbo– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Stories of the Week Senate votes to kill rule […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for April 6, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for April 6, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –OOIDA and NMA ask Court to halt PA Turnpike to Pay Payments to PennDot— –Feds on collision course with California on Vehicle Emission standards— –Speed Cam Ticket hearings halt in Providence, RI due to 12K ticket lawsuit— –Vigilant Solutions attacks NonProfits for filing FOIA requests on ALPR data– Click […]

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for April 4, 2018

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for April 4, 2018

In this week’s Car of the Future Weekly Roundup –Trump Administration wants to overturn Obama Era CAFÉ Standards— –Waymo makes several huge announcements— –Uber AV Crash may crash National Regulations– Click on the colored title to see the full story NMA Car of the Future Story of the Week Trump admin says Obama EPA car […]

Walking While Distracted–Nobody Wins: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #481

Walking While Distracted–Nobody Wins: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #481

Have we become a nation of cellphone zombies? Many experts believe that the increase in distracted driving, in particular using a cellphone to text while driving, has been a big factor in the increase of traffic fatalities since 2009. Another factor apparently is distracted walking. Pedestrian deaths account for 16 percent of all traffic fatalities. […]

Car Black Box—Did you know you had one?

Car Black Box—Did you know you had one?

A vehicle’s event data recorder (sometimes called EDRs) or a black box (similar to what planes have) generally capture rudimentary information just prior to an accident. The inflation of the airbag initiates the retention of up to 15 different pieces of information such as vehicle speed, seat belt use and brake application. Currently, black boxes […]