The U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway and Safety Administration propose a rule to establish a new Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard.
This National Teen Driver Safety Week – Oct. 18-24 – NHTSA has launched its “5 to Drive” campaign to start conversation on safe teen driving. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for 15 to 19 year olds in the U.S., according to NHTSA. Tire Review will join NHTSA to promote the “5
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to add two automatic emergency braking systems to the recommended advanced safety features included under its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The agency will continue to encourage development and commercialization of additional safety-related technologies of vehicle automation through its recommendation of
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling certain Fortera HL P255/65R18 109S tires, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The recall affects roughly 48,512 tires manufactured between November 30, 2014, and January 10, 2015. During routine testing, Goodyear found that some Fortera HL tires could experience small cracks in the tread. The tiremaker
The Tire Industry Association has submitted comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s docket office regarding a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) for tire identification and recordkeeping. The NHTSA is seeking to expand the first part of TIN numbers from a 2-symbol plant code to a 3-symbol plant code. TIA, like the Rubber Manufacturer
I find it quite interesting that the U.K., one of the most civilized, freedom-loving first-world countries on the globe, has an actual law governing the sale of what they call ‘part worn tires.’ It is not illegal to sell them to consumers there, mind you, but there are specific regulations under the Consumer Protection Act’s
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released a new study that underscores the high economic toll and societal impact of motor vehicle crashes in the US. The price tag for crashes rings in at $871 billion in economic loss and societal harm. This includes $277 billion in economic costs
A group from the Automotive Service Association (ASA) recently met with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Leadership from ASA’s mechanical division sat down with David Friedman, NHTSA’s acting administrator, to discuss the importance of vehicle safety inspections. To date, only 17 of 50 states have mandatory state vehicle inspection programs. The group also spoke