Rulemaking Petitions – NHTSA

Driver-assist NHTSA crash data called limited, useful

“I think what this data does, in a way, is it requires manufacturers who may have been…

Report: Nearly 400 crashes by ‘self-driving’ cars in the US

“The real story here is that this data will be updated monthly, and the public now has…

Tesla Autopilot Scrutiny Grows as US Upgrades, Expands Probe

“NHTSA appears to be increasingly closer to taking firm action against Tesla, which will hopefully be strong…

Goodyear Recalls Tires That Federal Government Says Had High Failure Rate

Michael Brooks, the acting executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, a nonprofit consumer advocacy group,…

Goodyear to recall RV tires 19 years after last one was made

Michael Brooks, acting executive director of the nonprofit Center for Auto Safety, said the Goodyear case is…

Tesla Faces Increase in Complaints Over ‘Phantom Braking’

“That is a huge number of complaints in a short time, and indicates that NHTSA’s probe should…

Millions of airbags eject shrapnel, SF lawsuit claims

“The people who own these vehicles are literally sitting there for years, possibly in fear for their…

Drivers complain of ‘phantom braking’ on some newer model vehicles, NHTSA investigating

“AEB is all over the place. We’re seeing different results. Some don’t work great at high speeds…

More people are dying on U.S. roads, even as cars get safer. Here’s why it’s a tough problem to solve.

“It looks like the major component of this rising fatalities is very behavioral, but that doesn’t mean…