Highway Safety

Dear Congress: Don’t Delay Truck Safety

The Center for Auto Safety joins consumer groups, trucking companies, truck drivers, law enforcement organizations and victims,…

Dear Congress: Don't Delay Truck Safety

The Center for Auto Safety joins consumer groups, trucking companies, truck drivers, law enforcement organizations and victims,…

Truck Safety Technology Can Prevent 63,000 Crashes Each Year

AAA Foundation Study Reveals Benefits of Adding Safety Technology to Large Trucks WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 21, 2017)-…

Safety ‘shenanigans’ must be addressed, Nader says

DETROIT — It takes a surprisingly small number of people to change the world — and that’s…

Safety 'shenanigans' must be addressed, Nader says

DETROIT — It takes a surprisingly small number of people to change the world — and that’s…

On 50th Anniversary of Ralph Nader’s Unsafe at Any Speed, Safety Group Reports Declining Death Rates Have Saved 3.5 Million Lives

On 50th Anniversary of Ralph Nader’s Unsafe at Any Speed, Safety Group Reports Declining Death Rates Have…

Traffic Experts Debate How to Prevent Deadly Truck Underride Crashes

Big trucks need improved underride guards, trucking industry executives, government officials and safety activists agree, but opinions…

Trucks Are Getting More Dangerous And Drivers Are Falling Asleep At The Wheel. Thank Congress.

The inside story of how the trucking industry and politicians have conspired to make our highways less…

Nader made American car buyers demand safer, cleaner vehicles

Here’s something I never thought I’d say: Ralph Nader is fascinating to speak with, and I admire and respect his contribution to the auto industry.

That’s an about-face for me. When I discovered cars in the early 1970s, Nader was the enemy.

Nader’s the one who really opened the door to government oversight of the automobile industry with his landmark 1965 book, Unsafe at Any Speed, and his testimony before Congress the following year that helped lead to the creation of the agency that morphed into the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.