More Articles for National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Red light cameras: Not about safety just making money

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 04, 2013

Red light cameras: Not about safety just making money

I received my first red light ticket in the mail last week. Like many people who receive the tickets, it's a complete surprise. They are unaware they have been given a ticket. I viewed the photos and the online video (which ...

Read More...

Illinois Strategic Highway Safety Plan partners promote National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 23, 2012

The Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association (IRTBA) and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) are calling on motorists to abide by work zone laws for speeding and the use of mobile devices. These organizations and the other members of the ...

Read More...

Daimler recalling Freightliner, Western Star trucks

Truckers News Staff - Mar 08, 2012

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling more than 103,000 of its Class 8 trucks manufactured between 2006 and this year, it said in a notice to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The recall is to fix an engine fuel line ...

Read More...

President Obama visits Daimler plant in Mt. Holly, N.C.

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 07, 2012

President Obama visits Daimler plant in Mt. Holly, N.C.

During a visit to the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) manufacturing facility in Mount Holly, N.C., today, President Barack Obama announced a $1 billion National Community Deployment Challenge designed to spur deployment of clean, advanced vehicles in communities around the ...

Read More...

Daimler trucks meet 2014 greenhouse gas regs

Overdrive Staff - Feb 27, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified Daimler Trucks North America's complete portfolio of model year 2013 on-highway, vocational and medium-duty vehicles as fully compliant with the new greenhouse gas 2014 regulations, Daimler said today, Feb. 23. DTNA’s GHG14 compliance came ...

Read More...

Truck-related fatalities up 8.7% in 2010

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 08, 2011

While overall highway deaths in 2010 were at the lowest level since 1949, truck-related fatalities increased for the first time in three years, the U.S. Transportation Department announced Dec. 8. Truck-involved deaths rose 8.7 percent ...

Read More...

Road Science

Better Roads Staff - Aug 03, 2011

Road Science

Intelligent Systems at an Intelligent Price The benefits of high-tech transportation may be surprisingly affordable today By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor T he move toward intelligent trafficways has only just begun, and there is no end to the high-end applications that are being ...

Read More...

Ethanol increase 'troubles' Sen. Hutchison

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 14, 2010

Now that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) raised the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline for model year vehicles of 2007 and later, U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) called for an additional study to determine how the 15 -percent ...

Read More...

NHTSA Awards recognize efforts to make roadways safer

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 16, 2010

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) presented awards on April 12 that honored 19 individuals and one organization for exemplary achievements in promoting highway safety. One of the 19, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, was given the Safety Champion award ...

Read More...

advertisement

MORE STORIES

POPULAR

COLUMNS

BLOGS

advertisement

New Road Products

advertisement
advertisement