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CAS letter to NHTSA regarding a General Motors’ Fourth Takata Inconsequentiality petition

December 19, 2019 Docket Management Facility, M-30 U.S. Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE West Building, Room W12-140 Washington, DC 20590 Submitted electronically via www.regulations.gov RE: Docket No. NHTSA 2016-0124-0305: General Motors LLC Fourth GM Petition for Inconsequentiality re: GMT9001 The Center for Auto Safety (“Center”) once again …

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Rear Seat Belt Comment

Last week the Center for Auto Safety (Center) submitted comments on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) regarding rear seat belt reminders. The Center, founded in 1970, is an independent, non-profit, member-driven consumer advocacy organization dedicated to improving vehicle safety, quality, and fuel …

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Tesla Could Deliver ‘Full Self Driving’ Within Weeks. Here’s What That Means for Drivers—and Tesla’s Stock

Jason K. Levine, Executive Director of the Center for Auto Safety, does not believe that trust is warranted. “Based on Tesla’s cavalier attitude up until now when it comes to quality control, the safety of their [systems], or educating consumers regarding the limitations of their technology,” he says, “There is …

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Ambulances not repaired years after safety recalls

“You don’t want a recalled ambulance picking you up,’’ said Jason Levine, executive director for the Center for Auto Safety in Washington, D.C., which has pushed to have safety recall information be available to the public. “You want something that’s been in prime condition and maintained.” EMS companies in metro Atlanta …

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