Picking Up The Pieces
- 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...
- National campaign set to buckle-up on buses. // American School & University;Feb99, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p3
Reports on a national campaign in the United States to get child-safety proposals adopted. Effort introduced by the National Transportation Safety Board to get seat belts installed on school buses; Research program begun by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on the benefits of...
- Safety board endorses education, `black boxes.' Stoffer, Harry // Automotive News;6/16/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5717, p4
Announces that the National Transportation Safety Board left the auto industry largely off the hook in issuing 25 recommendations aimed at reducing highway fatalities and deaths and injuries from airbags. The key themes; The number of lives the laws would be saved according to the board; The...
- Less Drinking. // Education Digest;Nov1971, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p55
The article reports that the National Transportation Safety Board, the investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Transportation has attacked the performance of the schools in the country. Federal aid for driver education, the Board pointed out, now totals $8 million a year, and despite 37...
- Are side underride guards coming? Sauer, Bruce // Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight;4/1/2014, p1
The article presents information on recommendation from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board on requirement of side underride guards on trailers with GVW ratings over 10,000 pounds. The NSTB has urged about the requirement guards in a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety...
- Feds upgrade investigation of Econoline, F-series belts. // Automotive News;6/5/1995, Vol. 69 Issue 5608, p42
Reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has upgraded the investigation in relation to complaints of defects in accessory-drive belts in Ford Econoline vans and F-series pickups and engineering analysis on several automobiles. BMW 1991-93 series; 1992 Mercury...
- US safety agency probes VW lighting problem. // South Texas Automotive Report;Dec2013, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p14
The article reports on the investigation spearheaded by safety agency, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the U.S., over Volkswagen sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in response to complaints from drivers that headlights, tail lights and turn signals can fail without little warning.
- Government closes Volt probe, says car is safe. // Nashville Automotive Report;Jan2012, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p2
The article reports on the move of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to end its safety investigation into the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle from General Motors Co. after a fire incident on one of the cars which have undergone side-impact collisions safety testing.
- Gov't opens probe into Mini Cooper steering. // Delta Automotive Report;Nov2010, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p3
The article reports on the move of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to investigate following 54 complaints it received about power steering problems in Mini Cooper automobiles from the 2004-2005 model years in the U.S.