NHTSA proposes rear-visibility requirements
- Mileposts. Foley, Denis; Myers, Roslyn K. // Impaired Driving Update;Summer2014, Vol. 18 Issue 3, preceding p51
This section offers news briefs related to impaired driving as of summer 2014. Police has arrested a sober teen for driving for her dunk friend. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a final regulation to expand the required field of view for all passenger...
- Transportation Department Weighs School Bus Safety. Greifner, Laura // Education Week;7/18/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 43, p25
The article discusses a meeting that was held by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to discuss whether or not safety belts should be installed on school buses. Studies have shown that using high-backed padded seats is the best protection for children. The data is being...
- One woman's truck-safety campaign. // Consumer Reports;Feb96, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p8
Reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched Kids Aren't Cargo campaign to warn people not to ride in the back of pickup trucks.
- NHTSA ANPRM on truck crash protection. // Bulk Transporter;Aug2015, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p7
The article discusses the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) on truck crash protection.
- Federal crash tests award vans five-star ratings. Sramcik, Tim // Automotive Body Repair News;Feb2004, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p22
Presents results of the 2004 New Car Assessment program. Awards to vans by the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; Selection of vehicles for crash test; Number of 2004 models tested.
- Infant Carseat Safety UPDATE. // Pediatrics for Parents;2007, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p7
The article reports that Consumers Reports (CR) has withdrawn its February 2007 issue involving the safeness of infant car seats in the U.S. CR original report claims that infant car seats were tested in side-impact collisions at 38 miles per hour, however, they cancelled their report when the...
- Resources for encouraging kids to walk to school. // Curriculum Review;Mar2004, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p8
Presents information on the launch of the Safe Routes to School program promoted by the National High Transportation Safety Agency in Marin County, California. Purpose of the program; Impact of the program on Marin County students; Statement issued by Wendi Kallins, Marin program director,...
- A Rare Case of Regulatory Restraint. Paige, Sean // Insight on the News;7/15/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 25, p8
Reports on the recommendation by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration against requiring seat belts in school buses. Reason for the opposition to the traffic safety regulation; Factors that increase risk of injury to small children in bus accidents; Reaction of the...
- NHTSA Survey Finds Widespread Misues of Airbag On/Off Switches in Pickups. // Professional Safety;May2004, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p19
Presents the result of the survey conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration concerning the airbag status in pickup trucks in the U.S. Potential danger of airbag switches to children when misused; Emphasis on the need to redouble education efforts to help consumers...