NHTSA proposes changes to bus emergency exits
- Design Changes Wanted on Small School Buses. Wingo, Walter // Design News;2/12/90, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p19
The reports on the need for more safety improvements on small school buses, according to the National Transportation Safety Board, an independent federal agency in the U.S. After studying crash performances of small school buses and vans, the board sent its recommendations to National Highway...
- Mixed Reactions to Bus-Safety Regulations. Ash, Katie // Education Week;12/5/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p6
The article reports on school bus safety rules proposed by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). It discusses regulations requiring buses weighing 10,000 pounds or less to be equipped with lap-and-shoulder seat belts and the height of all school bus seat backs to be...
- NHTSA seeks nominees for r&d awards. Frame, Phil // Automotive News;12/4/1995, Vol. 70 Issue 5635, p15
Reports on the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) search for nominees for the 1996 National Award for the Advancement of Motor Vehicle Research and Development. Features of the awards; Requirements for nominees; Past winners.
- Consolation prize. // Broadcasting & Cable;4/19/93, Vol. 123 Issue 16, p106
Editorial. Questions the effectivity of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration request for a recall of General Motors trucks. Lapses in judgment.
- Time for appoinment. Crain, Keith // Automotive News;5/10/1993, Vol. 67 Issue 5498, p12
Opinion. Calls for the appointment of an administrator to head the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Negative effects of the absence of an NHTSA head on the GMC pickup truck investigation; Impact on trade and corporate average fuel economy; Requirements for a clear...
- NHTSA upgrades 2 investigations. // Automotive News;6/28/1993, Vol. 67 Issue 5506, p37
Announces the National Highway and Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) upgrading of its investigation of potential safety problems in the 1991-92 General Motors Corp.'s H-body, C-body cars and the 1989-90 Chevrolet Caprice. Engineering analyses; Preliminary investigations of 1988-92 Jaguar...
- Consumer Alert members win big in CAFE case. // Consumer Comments;May/Jun92, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p3
Reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) decided not to appeal the United States Court of Appeals case on Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards to the Supreme Court. Case was brought by Consumer Alert and Competitive Enterprise Institute; Reasons behind...
- Newspeak no accident at NHTSA. Stoffer, Harry // Automotive News;7/14/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5722, p1
Reports National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) decision to avoid use of the word `accident.' Suggestion that the event is unavoidable; View that all accidents are avoidable; Use of the word `crash'; Comment from NHTSA spokesman Tim Hurd.
- NHTSA budget may be raised. Stoffer, Harry // Automotive News;7/14/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5722, p2
Reports that the US Congress is moving forward with legislation to increase funding for transportation in fiscal 1998. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration would be major beneficiary; Goal of stricter seat belt laws.