Tag: NHTSA

child in car seat
11
Jul
2024
Posted in Driving Tips

Child Heatstroke Dangers and Your Car

Heatstroke is on the rise, especially as temperatures reach summer highs. Parents and caregivers understand the importance of restraining children in their car booster seats, an effective way to protect youngsters. However, even with children safely in place, one significant…

automatic emergency braking system
02
May
2024
Posted in News

Automatic Emergency Braking Becoming Standard

Starting in 2029, vehicle manufacturers will be required to include automatic emergency braking (AEB) as a standard feature in cars and light trucks. This initiative is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s broader National Roadway Safety Strategy, aimed at…

24
Jul
2023
Posted in Consumer Guidance

Practical Tips About Vehicle Recalls

Annually, a vast number of vehicles are recalled for safety issues, from minor defects to serious concerns such as malfunctioning airbags. It’s vital for vehicle owners to stay updated about these recalls for their safety and the safety of others….

John Fitch
21
Jun
2023
Posted in Special

Most Dangerous States for Young Drivers Revealed

An analysis commissioned by personal injury lawyer John Fitch has shed light on the most perilous states for young drivers, based on driver fatality rates. The study examined data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) over the past…

29
May
2023
Posted in Special

Raising Awareness: Hot Cars and Heatstroke

The tragedy of children dying from heatstroke in hot cars is an alarmingly recurrent issue. In the last quarter-century, over 940 such incidents have claimed innocent lives, sparking an urgent call for greater awareness and preventative measures. Children, with their…

sound the alarm
25
May
2023
Posted in News

Alarm Sounded over Rising Teenage Driving Fatalities

The perils of teenage driving, particularly during the summer months. The latest report released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) paints a grim picture: the number of teen driving fatalities in the United States is on the rise….

car accident
23
May
2022
Posted in News

Traffic Deaths Reach 16-Year High

Traffic accidents are a significant deal, but even worse are those that leave victims injured or dead. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) tracks data from all 50 states, districts, and territories, and shares that data with Americans. Traffic…