National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Environment
Public hearings begin this week on the Environmental Protection Agency's plan supporting gas-guzzling vehicles.
Politics
At least 15 states in the past five years have considered legalizing lane-splitting for motorcyclists, but only California has enacted legislation to do so.
Green
Winter is showing no mercy, and those in its path need to be prepared.
Green
Winter is showing no mercy, and those in its path need to be prepared.
Impact
By Cheryl Jensen, FairWarning People who don’t buckle up when they ride in the rear seat because they think it’s safer back
U.S. News
The prank peddled a popular racist myth that driving studies have disproved.
Parents
The restraints did not meet federal standards, but no injuries have been reported.
Crime
The "textalyzer" would scan your phone for usage after a crash.
Politics
Nearly three dozen states allow police to stop a car and ticket motorists simply for not wearing a seat belt. But foes say
Business
For the commute-weary driver, autonomous technology represents a sexy splurge, but for fleet operations, full autonomy represents
Politics
A safety measure that industry groups have lobbied against might have made a crucial difference.
Politics
By Stuart Silverstein, FairWarning November’s presidential contest was bizarre in many ways, but there is one peculiarity
Business
An Autopilot feature actually dropped the crash rate 40 percent from human-only stats.
Tech
In 2014, 1,717 young drivers between the ages of 15 and 20 died in car crashes. How incredible it would be to save those
Wellness
Research suggests lower blood alcohol concentration limits and interventions like ignition interlocks can make a big difference.
Politics
Addressing vehicle pollution "has been a top priority for this administration," NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind said in