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NHTSA launches investigation into Tesla electric car fires
A second battery fire following “undercarriage strikes” in a Tesla Model S electric car has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to launch a formal investigation. In both cases, the cars had run over debris in the roadway, which
School bus rollover leaves young student and driver with serious injuries
Several people, adults and children alike, were injured Monday, November 11, in Yuma County, Colo., after a Wray School District school bus and a truck collided, causing the bus to roll over. According to the State Patrol, the accident occurred in
Tesla Motors electric car fire will not undergo investigation by the NHTSA
According to a report by the Associated Press, the fire that damaged a Tesla Motors Inc. electric car near Seattle will not be investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Nissan and Suzuki recall more than 360,000 vehicles for braking problems
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Nissan and Suzuki have both issued large-scale recalls of vehicles due to issues with the braking systems.
Government shutdown places auto recalls on hold indefinitely
Safety advocates at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) believe that lives and property are at greater risk now because auto recalls and investigations of safety defects have ceased during the partial government shutdown.
Mazda6 sedans recalled after reports of door latches opening while in motion
Due to the recent discovery of defective door latches, Mazda Motor Corp. is now recalling approximately 161,400 Mazda6 sedans in the United States. The Mazda6 models that will be affected were built before Aug. 24, 2012, for the 2009-2013 model
Toyota announces third recall in a single week due to safety concerns
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Toyota Motor Corp. has now recalled almost 781,000 2006-10 Toyota Rav4 SUVs and the 2010 Lexus HS250hs due to problems regarding the vehicles’ suspensions which may cause drivers to lose control
NHTSA reconsidering how it publicizes automaker fines
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is considering changes in the way it publicizes penalties against auto manufacturers after it failed to publicize collecting millions of dollars in fines from Ford Motor Company for its failure to notify agency
Royal baby’s first car ride becomes a lesson in proper infant car seat restraint
Child safety advocates and followers of the Royal Family were shocked when some of the first pictures of the U.K.’s new prince emerged showing baby George, the future king, improperly fastened in his car seat on his very first car