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- What is the value of human life? Sauer, Bruce // Trailer / Body Builders;Aug2015, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p4
The author addresses the need for the installation of underride guards on trucks and trailers to boost safety. Topics covered include the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's announcement of an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, a story of Marianne Karth, who lost two...
- Proposed rule for stability control nears. Straight, Brian // Fleet Owner Exclusive Insight;12/28/2011, p4
The article highlights a proposed rule by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) that mandates electronic stability control systems on tractor-trailers due to rollover and loss-of-control crashes of heavy vehicles resulting to 304 deaths and 2,738 injuries annually....
- Think you're safe drinking and walking? Think again. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Mar1995, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p40
Reports on the findings of the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's study on traffic accidents in the country. Deaths caused by drunk drivers and drunk pedestrians; Accidents by drowsy drivers.
- Fewer Drunks=Safer Roads. Phelan, Mark // Automotive Industries;Sep98, Vol. 178 Issue 9, p10
Looks at an announcement made by the United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which reported that the number of traffic accidents in the US for 1997 was 6,753,500. Reference to a decline in the percentage of persons injured in traffic accidents; Circumstances surrounding the...
- Crashes cost U.S. $150 billion in '94; accidents, deaths lower. Frame, Phil // Automotive News;8/12/1996, Vol. 70 Issue 5673, p8
Reports on the impact of automobile crashes on the economy of the United States in 1994. Number of deaths and injuries from motor vehicle crashes; Findings of report compiled by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; Recommendations for measuring and solving the problem; Comments of...
- Autobahn update. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Aug96, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p41
Reports on the statement made by US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTHSA) director Ricardo Martinez on the highway fatality rates of autobahns in Germany. Misrepresentation of the data provided by the NHTSA.
- Don't keep on truckin'. Carney, Dan // AutoWeek;06/21/99, Vol. 49 Issue 26, p8
Presents insights from `Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes,' a report submitted by the United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to the US Congress. Identification of contributors to crashes from drowsy driving; Prevention and projected growth of the problem.
- Firestone-related fatalities climb in wake of new complaints. Carter, Rick // Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation;Oct2000, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p6
Reports that the United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has received 800 additional complaints about Firestone ATX and Wilderness tires. Reported tire-related fatalities.
- NHTSA faulted for raising hopes. Stoffer, Harry; Robinson, Aaron // Automotive News;6/8/1998, Vol. 71 Issue 5770, p28
States that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was faulted for raising the hope of the public on an answer to the problem of car-truck crashes. Comments from George Parker, vice president of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers; Parker's views on the...