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  • Feds Say New Cars Must Have Backup Cameras By Model-Year 2019

     
    After years of delays and lawsuits, the government's proposed backup camera mandate is finally a reality, according to reports from The Detroit News. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ruled that all vehicles less than 10,000 pounds must be equ
  • Texting-While-Driving Consequences Vary by State

     
    Generally speaking, a moving violation is when a driver breaks the law while their vehicle is in motion. Examples of patently dangerous actions include driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, speeding and running a stop sign. But what...

    Senate Bill Targets 'Massive Information Breakdown' in GM Ignition-Switch Issue

     
    Legislation introduced Tuesday by a pair of U.S. senators would require automakers to automatically submit accident reports or other documents that alerted them to a fatality to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Early Warning...

    'Roadmap' Report Rates Best, Worst States for Traffic Laws

     
    How safe is your state to drive in? The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety group this month released its annual report rating all 50 states and the District of Columbia on 15 basic traffic-safety laws. The "2014 Roadmap of...

    Benefits of Winter Road Salting Outweigh Costs, Study Say

     
    Uncharacteristically severe winter weather is hammering most of the Southeastern U.S. this week, with winter storm warnings and advisories spanning Texas to Virginia and sleet and freezing rain forecast for the Gulf Coast. To add icy insult to injury,...