44 Blog Posts From the NHTSA Tag


War on Cars Watch for May 22, 2019

War on Cars Watch for May 22, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

Ford & Firestone Revisited

Ford & Firestone Revisited

When does cancer start? At the cellular/molecular level, probably. Which makes discovering the moment of conception — so to speak — difficult to pin down. Political cancer is easier because we can see it and sometimes even touch it, at the critical moment when it could have been given a bleach bath or something else […]

The IIHS: When a New Study is Not New and Not a Study—NMA E-Newsletter #535

The IIHS: When a New Study is Not New and Not a Study—NMA E-Newsletter #535

By Gary Biller, NMA President  Every two or three years, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) splashes the media with a recycled report of how many deaths have occurred due to raised speed limits. And reporters dutifully echo it as gospel because sensational headlines like, “Speed limit increases are tied to 37,000 deaths over […]

Why Speed Limiters Are NOT About Safety, But More About Control

Why Speed Limiters Are NOT About Safety, But More About Control

By Florida Member Stephen Donaldson Life Member, Stephen Donaldson has held various volunteer positions (including Florida State Activist) with the National Motorists Association. He currently serves as a member of the NMA Foundation Board. He wrote a version of this post as a letter-to-the-editor. Say NO to speed limiters! The speed limiters that will soon […]

What You Should Know About Car Recalls

What You Should Know About Car Recalls

Cars are safer and better built than they’ve ever been, but manufacturers are also issuing more recalls on cars than ever before. In the age of lawsuits and social media, automakers are doing the most they can to take ownership of issues, but when you receive a letter from your car’s manufacturer notifying you of […]