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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.

October 18, 2016

Altec Recalls Aerial Devices

The recall, tied to faulty boom tip covers, affects 219 aerial devices in the 2014 and 2015 model years.

October 5, 2016

Calif. Proposes New Autonomous Car Rules

In response to recently released federal guidelines, the state DMV softens its stance on future testing of driverless cars.

September 20, 2016

Feds Release Autonomous Vehicle Policy

The new guidelines include a 15-point safety assessment framework that provides vehicle performance standards for manufacturers and developers.

September 8, 2016

NHTSA Vehicle Research and Test Center Director to Address Fleet Technology Expo

Tim Johnson, director of NHTSA’s Vehicle Research and Test Center, will be on hand at this year’s Fleet Technology Expo in Schaumburg, Ill., to open the event at the opening breakfast on Tuesday, October 18.

August 28, 2016

Chevrolet Caprice PPV and SS Recalled for Seat Belts

The recall, tied to a problem with the driver’s seat belt, affects nearly 15,500 cars in the 2014-2016 model years.

August 16, 2016

Final Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 Regs Unveiled

The federal government released highly anticipated "Phase 2" greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules for medium and heavy-duty vehicles Tuesday, which in some ways go further than the original proposal unveiled last year.

August 16, 2016

Altec Recalls Aerial Device, Digger Derrick Trucks

These trucks have a hydraulic motor whose shaft may fail, resulting in unexpected movement of the winch or the capstan.

August 11, 2016

Ram Heavy Duty Trucks Recalled for Power Loss

The recall covers 889 Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 trucks in the 2016 model year.

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