Nationalhighwaytrafficsafetyadministration

11.20.12
Deputy Administrator of NHTSA joins Google as Director of Safety for Self-Driving Cars
11.20.12

Deputy Administrator of NHTSA joins Google as Director of Safety for Self-Driving Cars

El Goog has been experimenting with autonomous vehicles for a while, and now it's hiring a governm...

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08.22.12
University of Michigan connects 3,000 cars for year-long safety pilot
08.22.12

University of Michigan connects 3,000 cars for year-long safety pilot

Road safety continues to be a major concern for both researchers and car makers alike. Yesterday s...

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02.17.12
NHTSA issues 'distraction guidelines' proposal for in-vehicle electronics, MyFord Touch frets
02.17.12

NHTSA issues 'distraction guidelines' proposal for in-vehicle electronics, MyFord Touch frets

With companies like Tesla and Ford replacing tactile, in-dash systems with touchscreens and gizmos...

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01.24.12
Chevy Volt safe from fire hazard after all, says government
01.24.12

Chevy Volt safe from fire hazard after all, says government

The Chevy Volt isn't prone to catching fire after all, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Adm...

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05.20.10
Washington establishing timeline for sales of 'loud' EVs
05.20.10

Washington establishing timeline for sales of 'loud' EVs

Whenever we test drive an EV, we try to bring along a passenger who screams things out the window l...

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04.20.06
Study confirms the obvious: chatting behind the wheel is dangerous
04.20.06

Study confirms the obvious: chatting behind the wheel is dangerous

A new study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Virgina Tech Transportatio...

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