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Why Not A Designated Texter For Teen Drivers?

Why Not A Designated Texter For Teen Drivers?

Sometimes a good idea comes along that takes some time to gain traction. In a stepped-up effort to discourage distracted driving, a new campaign from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is urging drivers who simply can’t or won’t decouple themselves from texting... read more

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2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS

GM Recalls 249,260 Mid-Size SUVs For Door Fire Risk

General Motors is conducting a safety recall of some 249,260 mid-size SUVs following a preliminary investigation earlier this year by the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more August 20, 2012 by  1


 
seatbelt wearer

Seat Belt Use Declines In U.S. By 1 Percent

A new report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that seat belt use in the United States dropped one percent last year. Nationally, seat... read more August 20, 2012 by 


 
Car accident

Most Drunk Driving Deaths Caused By Drivers With Twice Legal BAC Limit

New research released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that in 2010, more than two-thirds of the 10,228 drunk driving deaths (7,145 or 70... read more August 20, 2012 by 


 
2013 Dodge Durango

2013 Dodge Durango Recalled For Airbag Problem

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2013 model year seven-passenger Durango SUVs over concerns that some side airbags may fail to function properly. A... read more August 18, 2012 by 


 
First Scene Car Blackbox Traveling Data Recorder

NHTSA's New Rules For 'Black Box' Recorders Debut September 1

Back in April, we told you that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration would soon require "black boxes", or event data recorders, on all new cars sold in the U.S... read more August 14, 2012 by 


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz M Class

2012-2013 Mercedes-Benz M-Class: Recall Alert

Mercedes-Benz is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 and 2013 model year M-Class luxury SUVs over concerns that accessory floor mats could cause a stuck gas... read more August 13, 2012 by 


 
2013 Infiniti JX

Feds Open Probe Into 2013 Infiniti JX35 For Faulty Emergency Brake Application

Following two consumer complaints about their 2013 Infiniti JX35 crossovers abruptly stopping on a certain bridge – coincidentally, the same bridge – the National... read more August 2, 2012 by  1


 
Toddler in car seat

NHTSA: Aftermarket Devices Unreliable In Detecting Kids Left In Hot Cars

In the middle of summer and with potentially many days left of high heat across the country, parents are being warned that aftermarket devices designed to protect kids by... read more July 31, 2012 by  3


 
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe

2007-2009 Hyundai Santa Fe: Recall Alert

Hyundai is recalling certain 2007 through 2009 model year Santa Fe SUVs to ensure that airbags will deploy in a crash when a small stature person is seated in the passenger... read more July 30, 2012 by 


 
2013 Hyundai Sonata

2012-2013 Hyundai Sonata Recalled For Airbag Issue

Hyundai is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012-2013 Sonata passenger cars due to a problem with side curtain airbags. A notice on the National Highway... read more July 30, 2012 by 


 
2008 Mazda Tribute

2001-2006, 2008 Mazda Tribute: Recall Alert

Mazda is recalling certain model year 2001 through 2006 and 2008 Tribute SUVs to fix a sticky throttle issue linked to unintended acceleration. The Mazda safety recall comes... read more July 30, 2012 by 


 
2004 Ford Escape XLS Value

2001-2004 Ford Escape Recalled In Wake Of NHTSA Probe

Earlier this month, we told you that the National Highway Traffic Safety administration had launched an investigation into reports of unintended acceleration in the 2002-2004... read more July 27, 2012 by 


 
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee production-intent sports concept

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2009-10 Ram 1500 Under Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened investigations into two popular Chrysler vehicles: the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2009-10 Ram 1500... read more July 24, 2012 by  2


 
2012 Honda CR-V

2012 Honda CR-V, 2013 Acura ILX Recalled For Door Latch Problem

Honda is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year CR-V compact crossovers and 2013 model year Acura ILX small luxury sedans to fix faulty door locks. A... read more July 23, 2012 by 


 
Car accident

NHTSA: Traffic Deaths Soar In First Three Months Of 2012

Everybody always blames the weather when something changes, from food price increases to the cost of housing. Now it’s being considered a contributing factor in the... read more July 23, 2012 by  1


 
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