The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has imposed a $40 million civil penalty and a series of performance requirements to automaker BMW North America for a series of violations of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act and NHTSA regulations.
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When we go to the grocery store, we expect to find shelves stocked with the food we like, seldom reflecting on how it got there. Behind those stocked shelves, however, are the long-haul truck drivers whose jobs regularly require them to leave their families, friends, and homes to travel hundreds of miles to deliver the products that we buy.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched a nationwide campaign to get drunk drivers off the road this holiday season that includes a new Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over ad to run in movie theaters immediately before the blockbuster movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) has been awarded the Prince Michael International Road Safety Award (PMIRSA) in the United Kingdom in recognition of its Land Transportation Safety program.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has made it official: drone owners must register between December 21, 2015 and February 19, 2016. “Make no mistake: unmanned aircraft enthusiast are aviators, and with that title comes a great deal of responsibility,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
Issues notice of proposed rulemaking on improved rear impact protection
December 10, 2015
The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that focuses on upgrading the Federal motor vehicle safety standards (FMVSSs) that address underride protection in light-vehicle crashes into the rear of trailers and semitrailers.