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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: American agency of the Executive Branch of the Department of Transportation
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is an agency of the U.S. federal government, part of the Department of Transportation. It describes its mission as "Save lives, prevent injuries, reduce vehicle-related crashes."

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New child car seat regulations could save lives

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration plans to roll out new safety regulations for child car seats. Regulators say the new standards will save children's lives and prevent injuries...
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Honda recalls 608,000 vehicles for faulty software

honda recalls 608,000 vehicles for faulty software
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Honda is recalling 608,000 vans and SUVs because of faulty software that can, among other things, cause the backup camera to fail and the driver display..
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U.S. will look at sudden acceleration complaints involving 500,000 Tesla vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to formally investigate 500,000 Tesla Inc vehicles over sudden unintended acceleration..
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U.S. to review petition seeking formal defect probe into 500,000 Tesla vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to formally investigate 500,000 Tesla Inc models over sudden unintended acceleration..
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U.S. safety agency opens probe into fatal Tesla crash in Indiana

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Wednesday it is launching an investigation into the Dec. 29 crash of a Tesla Model 3 that left a passenger dead after the vehicle..
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Exclusive: U.S. talks with GM over deploying self-driving cars without steering wheels

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is holding talks with General Motors Co on the automaker's petition to deploy a limited number of self-driving vehicles on American roads without..
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U.S. agency upgrades probe into 1.7 million GM vehicles

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Tuesday it is upgrading an investigation into 1.7 million General Motors Co vehicles for windshield wiper failures.
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U.S. NHTSA reviewing claims 2,000 Tesla vehicles should have been recalled

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Friday it is reviewing a defect petition that claims Tesla Inc failed to issue a recall when it issued a software upgrade in..
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California sues Trump over fuel emissions rollback

California is leading a coalition of 24 other states in a lawsuit against the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
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U.S. to allow drivers to choose 'quiet car' alert sounds

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Monday proposed allowing automakers to offer a variety of sound choices for electric vehicles and other "quiet cars" to choose from to alert..
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U.S. to test mirrorless, camera-based systems in autos

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration plans to test how drivers could use cameras to replace traditional rearview mirrors in automobiles, a technology already allowed in other..
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U.S. warned Tesla to stop giving "misleading statements" about the Model 3's safety

u.s. warned tesla to stop giving misleading statements about the model 3's safety
In an October 7, 2018 blog post, Tesla claimed that the Model 3 achieves the lowest probability of injury of any vehicle ever tested by NHTSA. Alas, no....
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Tesla faced U.S. agency scrutiny last year over Model 3 safety claims

Tesla Inc received a cease-and-desist letter last year from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for making misleading statements over safety ratings of its Model 3 cars,..
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Tesla scrutinized by U.S. agency over Model 3 safety claims: Bloomberg

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) sent a cease-and-desist letter to Tesla Inc last year for not complying with the agency's guidelines in its Model 3 safety assertions and..
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About 200K Nissan Altima cars need suspensions fixed as NHTSA continues investigation

The "service campaign" falls short of a recall, but the more than 2 million cars are under investigation for the issue.
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Ford transmissions under federal review by NHTSA: Regulator assessing faulty Focus, Fiesta

Congressional leaders urged the review after a Detroit Free Press investigation found Ford sold the vehicles knowing their transmissions were faulty.
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Traffic safety agency says its critics are wrong about its lack of toughness

NHTSA is not doing a sufficient job at proactively protecting consumers from unsafe cars, safety advocates say.
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U.S. pedestrian, bicyclist deaths rise in 2018: report

U.S. pedestrian and bicyclist deaths rose in 2018 while overall traffic deaths fell 1% in 2018 to 36,750, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said in a preliminary report Monday.
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U.S. traffic deaths fall 1% in 2018: preliminary report

U.S. traffic deaths fell 1% in 2018 to 36,750 even as pedestrian and bicyclist deaths rose, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a preliminary report Monday.
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