Tag: NHTSA

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November 20, 2017

New federal report shows truck driver behavior biggest factor behind 87% of truck accidents involving large truck — far ahead of the 10% of crashes blamed on mechanical failure

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November 17, 2017

Cellphone use causing car accidents is higher than ever, but proving these car accidents are caused by cellphones and driving is as difficult as curbing it

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August 24, 2017

Just keep them on the floor. Feet on the dashboard may be comfy, but a car crash deploys the air bag at 200 mph, causing severe leg, facial and brain injuries

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July 25, 2017

Car wrecks caused by distracted driving and texting when driving are exploding. Steve teaches injury lawyers what to do when texting and driving distracted cause a crash

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July 21, 2017

Michigan ranks 11th in bicycle fatalities. We need to do more to reduce bike fatalities so tragic incidents like the Kalamazoo hit-and-run truck-bike fatalities don’t happen

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June 6, 2017

1 in 3 drivers are not getting the proper amount of sleep — raising their car crash risk and causing them to be as ‘substantially impaired’ as driving drunk

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September 21, 2016

U.S. DOT’s “Federal Automated Vehicles Policy” shows a commitment to self-driving technology that has ‘potential to save thousands of lives’ from automobile accidents; 15-point safety assessment for manufacturers of ‘highly automated vehicles’ (HAVs) It’s now official: The Federal Government is 100% behind the development and deployment of driverless cars, which have the potential to prevent …

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July 26, 2016

NHTSA Administrator predicts automated driverless vehicles ‘could potentially prevent or mitigate 19 of every 20 crashes on the road’ Highly anticipated “automated vehicle guidance” from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) “will issue soon,” said NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind in a July 20, 2016, speech. I’ve long recognized …

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July 11, 2016

Study Shows Significant Increases In Motor Vehicle Accident Traffic Fatalities For Bicyclists, Pedestrians, Motorcyclists And Young Drivers Car accident deaths are up nearly 8% across the country, according to a recent study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). And it’s even worse here in Michigan where motor vehicle accident traffic crash fatalities are …

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