Tag: NHTSA

Ford Sent Over 100 Notices And Even Visited The Home Of Ranger Driver Killed By Takata Airbag

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has revealed that the driver of a 2006 Ford Ranger pickup was killed in a June crash because of a defective Takata air bag inflator. While details about the crash are limited, Ford says that it had sent more than a hundred notices to the owner’s home for […]

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Five 2016 VW Golf R Models Have Faulty Windshield Wipers And Need A Fix

An issue with the front windshield wipers of the 2016 Golf R has prompted Volkswagen to issue a recall of the hot hatch. Fortunately for the automaker, the issue isn’t widespread. A recall notice reveals that incorrect windshield wiper software may have been installed when the Golf R was being produced. This software issue means […]

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NHTSA Data Reveals 2 More Fatal Crashes Involving Tesla Cars

Data submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has revealed that two fatal crashes involving Tesla Model 3s fitted with the company’s Level 2 driver-assistance system were reported from September 16 to October 15. While details about the crashes are limited, we know that both occurred in California. They were reported because the […]

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NHTSA Starts School Bus Safety Campaign Because Drivers Aren’t Stopping For The Extended Stop Sign

Stop for the damn school bus! I didn’t think that needed to be said, but according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which has now launched a national campaign begging for people to have common decency, it does. According to the State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services’ 2019 Stop Arm survey, more than […]

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10 More Fatal Accidents Reportedly Linked To Teslas This Year

Following the release of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s latest automated vehicle fatality report, it has been revealed that Tesla vehicles equipped with advanced driver assistance technologies were linked to 10 more deaths in America. The accidents took place between mid-May and September, according to the document, which was first reported on by ABC […]

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The First Quarter Of 2022 Was The Deadliest In 20 Years On America’s Roads

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this week released early estimates for traffic fatalities in the first three months of 2022, and the report makes for grim reading. So far, 2022 is the deadliest year for America’s roads since 2002. A statistical projection of traffic fatalities shows that an estimated 9,560 people died in […]

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