NHTSA

Three weeks: FOIA turnaround for PSP information

| December 20, 2010

On November 23, I made note of an avenue toward gaining access to crash and inspection information contained on drivers' Pre-Employment Screening Program reports. Working through the official FMCSA contractor, the fee to obtain a ...

Survey indicates four-wheeler drivers drive tired often

Jill Dunn | November 30, 2010

Forty-one percent of motorists reported having fallen asleep while driving passenger vehicles, according to AAA survey released this month.

Hearing set for truck fuel economy standard

| November 15, 2010

Two public hearings are scheduled for proposed federal medium- and heavy-duty truck standards.

‘Alcolocks’ coming to U.S. Class 8s?

| November 12, 2010

In the area of emissions, the regs tend to roll from California to the rest of the country; in safety/in-cab technology, though, quite a lot has sailed west across the big Atlantic pond in recent ...

Wyoming enacts texting ban

| March 12, 2010

In 2009, more than 200 distracted driving bills were considered by state legislatures.

Traffic death rate drops to record low

| March 11, 2010

The number of traffic fatalities for 2009 are projected to reach the lowest level since 1954.

Sample texting bill unveiled

| February 22, 2010

The sample state law would authorize law enforcement officers to stop a vehicle and issue a citation to drivers who are texting while driving.

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