AUTO INDUSTRY: Lessons Learned from Cash for Clunkers Program
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- TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAMS: Progress, States' Challenges, and Issues for Reauthorization. // GAO Reports;7/16/2008, p1
The article presents the study, conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), which examines the traffic safety programs of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). It highlights the efforts made by the NHTSA to administer and oversee the traffic safety grant...
- Reauthorization Offers Opportunities to Extend Recent Progress. // GAO Reports;7/27/2011, preceding p1
The article presents a study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the effectiveness of the grant programs provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) which aimed at enhancing traffic safety. It notes that the findings of the study reveal that...
- NHTSA revising tire fuel-efficiency. Moore, Miles // Tire Business;1/16/2012, Vol. 29 Issue 21, p0001
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to revise some information reporting provisions of the March 2010 tire fuel-efficiency final rule.
- Lawmakers reach agreement on fuel-economy rules. // National Petroleum News;Nov2002, Vol. 94 Issue 12, p8
Reports on the agreement of U.S. House and Senate conferees to language addressing Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards, resolving the first of what have been labeled Tier 1 issues in the energy debate. Call for the U.S. National Highway Traffic Administration to rewrite fuel economy...
- CAFE doesn't work, so let's try weight classes. // Automotive News;3/10/2003, Vol. 77 Issue 6028, p12
Comments on decision of administrator of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Jeffrey Runge to overhaul federal fuel economy laws to save energy and to promote safety. Introduction of weight classes into the corporate average fuel economy program; Plan to reduce dependence on...
- Highway Safety: Improved Monitoring and Oversight of Traffic Safety Data Program Are Needed: GAO-05-24. Siggerud, Katherine // GAO Reports;11/4/2004, p1
Auto crashes kill or injure millions of people each year. Information about where and why such crashes occur is important in reducing this toll, both for identifying particular hazards and for planning safety efforts at the state and federal levels. Differences in the quality of state traffic...
- NHTSA must get labeling right. // Tire Business;8/31/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p6
The article comments on fuel-efficiency rating system to be unveiled by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). It is stated that NHTSA should get it right when it unveils its fuel-efficiency rating system. It is noted that an easy-to-understand rating system and an...
- Fossil fools? // Automotive Industries;Apr96, Vol. 176 Issue 4, p13
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- NHTSA must attack the CAFE mess, and the time is now. // Automotive News;5/13/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5983, p12
Examines the importance of fuel consumption standards in Washington. Protection against air pollution; Way of compelling motorists to care about fuel economy; Improvement of the standards by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.