Center for Auto Safety Statement Regarding NHTSA Oversight Hearings on June 19 and 20

For Immediate Release June 19, 2019 Contact: Jason Levine, jlevine@autosafety.org or 202-328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Statement Regarding NHTSA Oversight Hearings on June 19 and 20 Senate and House Committees Call Deputy Administrator King to Testify The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that pedestrian, b

Center for Auto Safety Testifies Before Congress on Safety Technology

May 23, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Jason Levine, JLevine@autosafety.org or phone at 202-328-7700. CENTER FOR AUTO SAFETY TESTIFIES BEFORE HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NEED FOR MANDATORY PERFORMANCE STANDARDS TO PROMOTE AUTO SAFETY TECHNOLOGY   On behalf of the Center for Auto Safety (“the Center”), Executive Director

Center for Auto Safety Calls on NHTSA to Reject GM and Nuro Exemptions from Federal Safety Standards

May 20, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Brooks, mbrooks@autosafety.org,  202-328-7700. CENTER FOR AUTO SAFETY CALLS ON NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION TO REJECT REQUESTS BY GENERAL MOTORS AND NURO TO BE EXEMPTED FROM FEDERAL SAFETY RULES IN ORDER TO DEPLOY UNPROVEN AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY Today, the Center for

Center for Auto Safety Calls on Congress to Preserve NHTSA Safety Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2019 Contact: Grace Garver, (202) 328-7700, ggarver@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety Calls on Congress to Preserve NHTSA Safety Funding  Despite over 100 Americans being killed by tragic crashes on our roads every day, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has requested an 11% reduction in resources fo

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Driverless Car Bill May Return to Senate – Soon

Jason Levine, the executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, took issue with the original AV START Act for requiring few new standards on issues such as cybersecurity, crash data reporting, and safety. “To continue this hands-off approach only encourages a race to the bottom by non-traditional automakers getting their immature technology o

Tesla Driver Sleeps Behind Wheel on California Highway

We join NBC Nightly News to discuss the dangers of treating Driver Assist technology as if it were “driverless.”

Why are there so many unresolved car recalls?

We join WBRC to discuss why there are so many unrepaired recalled cars on the road. Click here to see the story 

‘It kept blowing up!’: Another Kia catches fire, this time in Osceola County driveway

“Try to get to the bottom of what’s going on here and what is an appropriate remedy for people who have had these fires happen to them,” Jason Levine, of Center For Auto Safety said. June 6, 2019 OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — A Kia Sportage caught fire in a driveway in Osceola County. The fire is another in a series of non-crash-relate

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