ABS doesn't reduce fatalities, report by NHTSA discovers
- NHTSA publishes technical report on antilock braking performance. // Bulk Transporter;Oct2010, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p8
The article reports on the availability of the technical report of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that assess antilock braking performance of heavy-duty trucks and trailers in the U.S. NHTSA states that three percent is the best estimate of reduction by anti-braking...
- NHTSA investigates ABS in Chrysler's minivans. Gates, Max // Automotive News;5/9/1994, Vol. 68 Issue 5550, p6
Reports on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) investigation into a possible malfunction of the anti-lock brake systems (ABS) on 1991-1993 Chrysler minivans. Complaints recorded; Bendix Corp. as manufacturer of the ABS systems; Other complaints investigated by the NHTSA.
- Rule expected to boost heavy-duty ABS sales. Gates, Max // Automotive News;3/13/1995, Vol. 69 Issue 5595, p8
Reports on a US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ruling requiring anti-lock braking systems (ABS) on vehicles with a gross weight above 10,000 pounds announced on March 7, 1995. Expected increase in ABS sales; Increased competition among ABS suppliers; Entrance of overseas...
- How well do antilock brakes improve safety? // Consumers' Research Magazine;Mar1995, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p15
Presents an excerpt from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) study regarding anti-lock brake systems (ABS) in automobiles. Lack of adequate research on ABS; Involvement of ABS- equipped vehicles in fatal run-off-the-road accidents; Serious misconceptions about ABS. ...
- Antilock brakes clear another hurdle. Bontz, Rita // Overdrive;Apr96, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p7
Reports on the issuance of regulations by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for antilock braking systems (ABS). Installation requirement on tractors and trucks.
- ABS may become standard braking in cars, trucks. // Aftermarket Business;03/01/94, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p8
Reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reviewing a proposal that will require all passenger cars and trucks to include antilock braking systems as standard equipment.
- Analysis of antilock brakes shows mixed safety results. Lorenzi, Neal // Professional Safety;Apr95, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p13
Reports on a study by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) which suggests that passenger cars equipped with antilock brake systems (ABS) perform better in some situations and poorly in others. Improvement of safety on wet roads; Increase in the number of ABS...
- Feds look at brakes on GM trucks. Gates, Max // Automotive News;8/1/1994, Vol. 68 Issue 5563, p23
Reports on federal safety officials' inspection of the anti-lock brake system on General Motors' light trucks. Owner complaints received by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; Other evaluations of the NHTSA; Description of complaints.
- Anti-lock brakes do well in trailer test. // Overdrive;Mar94, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p17
Reports on the results of a study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on anti-lock brakes (ABS). Performance of ABS systems in trailers and trucks; Approval from truck drivers; Minor concerns.