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Speed Limiters May Be Mandated On 18-Wheelers, Could Cut Top Speed To 68 MPH

Speed Limiters May Be Mandated On 18-Wheelers, Could Cut Top Speed To 68 MPH

Federal officials have a slew of new auto regulations in the works, including backup cameras, data recorders, and -- further down the line -- autonomous car standards. But the Department of Transportation's most controversial new rule might not involve passenger cars at all. According to the... read more

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Ray LaHood

Ray LaHood Proposes New Rules To Combat Distracted Driving

Back in December, the National Transportation Safety Board proposed strict new guidelines governing the use of mobile devices in automobiles. Shortly thereafter, U.S... read more February 20, 2012 by  1


 
Project Ignition

Project Ignition Teen Safety Leaders Share Their Perspective With DOT

For the student representatives from 10 Project Ignition National Leader Schools, January 9, 2012 was a day they’ll not soon forget. That’s the day they spent at... read more January 13, 2012 by  1


 
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DOT’s Connected Vehicle Drive Clinics Gear Up for 6-City Test

Although the first venue in the six-city U. S. Department of Transportation’s Connected Vehicle Drive Clinics is just weeks away, there’s a lot at stake in what... read more July 9, 2011 by 


 
U.S. Navy drunk driving deterrence display

Study: Nearly One In Ten Drove Drunk In The Past Year

One in five Americans admits to drinking and driving, while eight percent—as many as 17 million people—have driven drunk in the past year. The new results... read more August 25, 2010 by 


 
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