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.
Did you ask Santa to bring you a drone for Christmas? Or perhaps you got up early on Black Friday to get a great deal on that shiny new camera-equipped model you’ve been yearning for. You can’t wait to get into the sky and let loose your inner high-flying aerial photographer, right?
Following two oversize load crashes that led to partial bridge collapses, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a Safety Alert to remind motor carriers of the importance of obtaining permits and carefully reviewing routes before transporting oversize loads.
A $305 billion highway bill approved by Congress and signed by President Obama last week includes several provisions aggressively sought by the trucking industry that, critics say, will undermine traffic safety.
23x increased likelihood of being in an accident if texting while driving compared to driving while not distracted. 89% of American adults think sending text messages or e-mails while driving is distracting, dangerous and should be outlawed.