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April 11, 2017

Schwarze Street Sweepers Recalled for Air Brakes

The recall, expected to begin April 17, covers 129 vehicles at risk for unexpectedly stopping.

April 10, 2017

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

A new report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that drowsy driving causes 1.2 million collisions each year. Video courtesy of CBS New York. For more about the NHTSA report and the problem of drowsy driving, click here.

April 10, 2017

Safety Tip: Preventing Drowsy Driving

A new report from NHTSA stresses the need to better educate American drivers about the dangers of driving when sleep-deprived.

March 29, 2017

Altec Recall Tied to Idle Mitigation Systems

The recall covers 335 aerial devices and service body trucks in the 2015 and 2016 model years.

March 29, 2017

ROUSH CleanTech Recalls Modified Vehicles for Stalling

The recall, already in progress, covers 434 trucks and vans equipped with propane conversion kits.

March 23, 2017

ROUSH CleanTech Recalls Propane Conversion Kits

Dealers need to replace fuel control valve solenoids to fix a problem that can lead to engine stalling.

March 22, 2017

Auto Recalls Reach 53.2 Million in 2016

Automakers recalled a record 53.2 million vehicles last year in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In 2015, 51.2 million vehicles were affected by recalls.

March 20, 2017

Chicago, LAPD Among Safety Grant Winners

The National Safety Council and NHTSA team to award grants to organizations finding innovative ways to decrease road fatalities and injuries.

February 14, 2017

Trump’s Two-For-One Regulatory Fiat Spurs Court Challenge

A lawsuit brought by two high-profile public advocacy groups and a prominent labor union seeks to block the executive order signed by President Trump on Jan. 30 that directs federal agencies to repeal two federal regulations for every new rule they issue.

January 30, 2017

Ford F-250 Super Duty Crew Cab 4x2 Draws Top Safety Score

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives the truck model an overall safety rating of five stars — the highest possible score.

December 16, 2016

Reckless Driving Death Rate Highest in Montana

Analysis of federal crash data also shows that the rate of road fatalities tied to careless and reckless driving is lowest in the states of Virginia and New York.

December 13, 2016

U.S. Proposes V2V Mandate to Reduce Crashes

Separately, the U.S. DOT's Federal Highway Administration will soon issue guidelines for vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications.

December 12, 2016

Chevrolet Tahoe PPVs Recalled for Fire Risk

The recall covers nearly 50,000 vehicles in the 2010 to 2014 model years.

December 1, 2016

Older Sprinter Vans Recalled for Brake Warning Light

The recall covers more than 17,000 Dodge and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans in the 2003 to 2006 model years.

November 17, 2016

E-One Recalls Fire Trucks for Aerial Ladder

The recall, set to begin Dec. 26, affects 196 trucks in the 2014-2016 model years.

November 8, 2016

NHTSA Slates Public Meeting on Autonomous Vehicle Policy

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will hold a public meeting on Nov. 10 to gain input on the federal policy on automated vehicles.

October 24, 2016

Feds Release Vehicle Cybersecurity Guidelines

The proposed, nonbinding guidance stresses protection of critical vehicle controls and consumers’ personal data.

October 24, 2016

Safety Tip: Responding to the TPMS Light

Here are tips on how to respond to the tire pressure monitoring system warning light.

October 20, 2016

2016 Fleet Technology Expo in Pictures

The 2016 Fleet Technology Expo (FTX) gave fleet managers and stakeholders speakers and a ride and drive. Attendees had the opportunity to network and learn about the latest equipment and technology in the exhibit hall. Among the awards presented was the inaugural Fleet Visionary awards, which were sponsored by Merchants Fleet Management. Photos by Thi Dao, Jim Park, and Roselynne Reyes.

October 18, 2016

NHTSA Official Talks Autonomous Vehicles, Safety Tech at FTX

In his keynote address at the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo, the director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Vehicle Research and Test Center provided an overview of vehicle safety technologies, covering systems that have recently been introduced to the market as well as technologies currently being developed, such as autonomous vehicles.

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