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Ten Vehicle Manufacturers Commit to Auto Emergency Braking on All New Vehicles

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety states that this represents a major step toward making crash-prevention technologies more widely available to consumers.

Are Driverless Cars Safer Cars?

Wall Street Journal article states that industry officials are saying automotive executives touting self-driving cars should focus on the vehicles’ impact on safety.

US House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Connected Cars

During the hearing, members addressed issues associated with emerging telematics, vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication (V2I).

U.S. Senate Bill Aims to Establish New Standards for Automobile Hoods, Bumpers

S. 1467 would require the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to establish new standards for bumpers and hoods in order to reduce the number of pedestrian injuries and fatalities.

Transportation Secretary Announces Formation of New NHTSA Safety Teams

Report outlines changes NHTSA has adopted in the wake of the General Motors (GM) ignition switch recall and how the agency proposes to strengthen its defect investigation workforce.

U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Addresses Automotive Cybersecurity

Bipartisan group asks how the industry plans to address the challenges associated with expanding technologies such as in-vehicle Wi-Fi, infotainment systems and increased smartphone connectivity.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Announces Steps to Speed Up Road Safety Innovation

The Department’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) set to move ahead of its public timetable for its proposal to require vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication devices in new vehicles.

NHTSA Earth Day Event Highlights Vehicle Fuel Economy

The Advanced Fuel-Efficiency Vehicle Showcase, hosted by NHTSA, included an array of vehicles from leading manufacturers, which will save consumers money at the pump and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

New Campaign Cracks Down On Distracted Drivers

From April 10-15, state and local law enforcement will aggressively ticket drivers who are texting or using their mobile devices when behind the wheel.

CEI Urges Fleet Drivers to Take Pledge Against Distracted Driving

Fleet driver management company urges fleet drivers to recognize April as Distracted Driving Awareness month by signing a nationwide pledge to avoid distracted driving.

House Bill Introduced to Improve Vehicle Safety

Legislation introduced partly in response to recent automaker safety issues and airbag defects.

Congress Introduces Vehicle Safety Bill

Bill sponsors say it will enhance oversight, improve information-sharing and promote safety of American cars.