AEB Memorandum of Understanding

On March 25, 2016, NHTSA published a Memorandum containing commitments from twenty manufacturers on Automatic Emergency Braking….

CAS Calls NHTSA-Auto Industry Secret Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) Deal a Safety Sellout

March 17, 2016 Today, NHTSA announced an agreement with 20 automakers to introduce Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), without…

NHTSA Urged to Warn Parents of Seat Back Failure Dangers to Children in Rear Seats

March 9, 2016 (202) 328-7700 The Center for Auto Safety (CAS) today petitioned the National Highway Traffic…

Automatic braking for cars: Private talks on technology pace


WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators and the auto industry are taking a more lenient approach than safety advocates like when it comes to phasing in automatic braking systems for passenger cars, according to records of their private negotiations.

The technology automatically applies brakes to prevent or mitigate collisions, rather than waiting for the driver to act. It’s the most important safety technology available today that’s not already required in cars.

Keyless ignition deaths: Mounting cases reinforce U.S.-leading threat

By Charles Elmore – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

Additional cases coming to light are only reinforcing just how deadly an invisible and odorless threat has proven to be in Palm Beach County, which leads the nation in deaths tied to keyless vehicle ignition systems.

Kansas-based nonprofit group says it has documented seven carbon-monoxide poisoning deaths in Palm Beach County out of 21 nationally linked to keyless cars since 2009. That’s one in three.

Keyless car deaths devastate Palm Beach County as calls for action mount

By Charles Elmore – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

Palm Beach County has emerged as by far the nation’s hardest-hit community for deaths linked to keyless vehicle ignition systems, accounting for five of 14 known U.S. fatalities since 2009.

One of Florida’s top elected officials says federal regulations expected this month “have been sitting idle for far too long.”