seatbelt safety week

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is gearing up for Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs from September 17-23,2017. In addition to focusing on car seat safety, they’re also raising awareness about tween seat belt safety. Their safety campaign, “Don’t Wimp Out / Never Give Up Until They Buckle Up” is about the persistence…

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Hands-free devices like Bluetooth have been touted as a safer alternative to using a handheld device behind the wheel, but what does the research say? According to the National Safety Council (NSC), Hands-Free is Not Risk-Free. Although, holding something in your hand is considered a manual distraction, there are actually two other forms of distraction…

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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently issued a press release about the California Transportation Commission (CTC) authorizing nearly $690 million to accelerate additional transportation projects across the state. According to Caltrans, their 32 major “fix-it-first” transportation projects can be accelerated a year early thanks to the funding. Completing these projects will help to make…

drowsy driving

While it’s not uncommon to hear about the dangers of distracted and drunk driving, how often do we consider the risks associated with drowsy driving? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently working on strategies to end the epidemic of drowsy driving on U.S. roadways. Getting behind the wheel drowsy may not seem…

Takata-Airbag-Recall-News

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that additional vehicles have been added to the Takata air bag recall. According to the NHTSA, Nissan, Ford and Mazda vehicles with Takata air bag inflators could pose a safety risk to consumers. At this time, there have been no reported ruptures involving these vehicles….

Ein asymmetrischer Algorithmus im Autoschlüssel sorgt für hohe Sicherheit beim Öffnen der Fahrzeugtür per Funk. Die Batteriedauer ist dennoch nicht eingeschränkt.

  July is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has some important tips for how to protect your ride. Car accidents aren’t the only way to lose a vehicle to damage or total loss. Having a car stolen can leave you without a ride and wondering what to do…

Airbag Defect Lawyer

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) just issued a press release regarding the 12th U.S. fatality linked to defective Takata air bag inflators. According to the NHTSA, Honda recently notified them of a death that happened in June of 2016 involving a defective Takata air bag inflator. Initial reports indicate that the driver side…

distracted driving car accident lawyers

The National Safety Council (NSC) is raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving this month. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the NSC is hoping to empower motorists to put safety first and just drive. They have a variety of educational resources available for parents, teens, employers and drivers of all ages….

2013 Holiday Season Drunk Driving Prevention The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is conducting an initiative to address the increased likelihood of being injured or killed by drunk drivers during the holiday season. This time of year has a particularly high risk of drinking and driving incidents due to the increase in celebrations and…

photo courtesy of DSA Crown© Older Driver Safety The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2008, more than 5,500 older adults were killed in traffic crashes, and more than 183,000 older adults were injured. They also report that adults over the age of 65 made up 15 percent of all traffic-related fatalities….

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