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Traffic Safety Administration Probes Jeep, Honda

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has opened a preliminary investigation into complaints alleging surprise deployments of airbags in certain 2002 and 2003 Jeep Liberty SUVs. The agency said its Office of Defects Investigation has received seven complaints … Read More »

It’s National Car Seat Safety Saturday – Did You Know That Tweens Need Boosters?

Laws vary by state, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has published guidelines for child safety for ages birth through 12. We just learned today is National Car Seat Safety Saturday, and the NHTSA wants families … Read More »

U.S. Department of Transportation Partnering with Creators of Chuggington™ on Nationwide Traffic Safety Campaign for Kids

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and popular animated series Chuggington today announced a new partnership to teach children how to be safe in and around cars. The nationwide traffic safety campaign is geared specifically towards children from the ages of 2 to 7 and includes a public service announcement featuring characters from the show, a kid-focused safety pledge and downloadable tips and activities for parents and caregivers to use with children … Read More »

Child Passenger Safety Week- This Week

The Montana Department of Transportation is joining with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and communities across Montana to commemorate child passenger safety, this week. State highway traffic safety officer, Pricilla Sinclair says the MDT is urging everyone to properly secure children in child safety seats or booster seats, every trip – every time … Read More »

Law Enforcement Cracks Down on Child Safety in Motor Vehicles

Law enforcement is cracking down on child restraint safety as part of its National Child Passenger Safety Week promotion. Additional traffic officers will be on duty Sept. 18 through 24 to initiate an aggressive response to minors who are not properly restrained in motor vehicles, either with seatbelts or properly-secured booster seats … Read More »

DUI Enforcement Coming to 2 Southern IL Counties

ULLIN – Illinois State Police District 22 in Ullin says troopers will be out conducting Driving under the Influence enforcement patrols in Alexander and Union counties during October. “The Illinois State Police believes in proactive patrolling methods. We feel that through voluntary compliance and … Read More »

According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Figures, During the Ten Years Preceding

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood spends significant time combating distracted driving. Under his leadership, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched, a website intended to educate the public about the dangers of distracted driving, what constitutes distracted driving and provide data on the nation’s distracted driving habits … Read More »

Group Rejects School Bus Seat Belt Plan

CUMBERLAND — About 26 million elementary and secondary school children ride a bus that will take them 4.4 billion miles by the time school lets out and they do so without seat belts … Read More »

5 Tips for Buying Your Teen’s First Car

Picking out a car for your teenager can be difficult. Your child wants a cool ride, while you’re on the hunt for a cool price tag. Searching on your own for a car may seem like an easier route, but getting your teen involved in the process can be time well spent. “It’s a good opportunity to teach teens responsibility and help them make smart choices,” says Philip Reed, senior consumer advice editor at … Read More »

The Future in Auto Claim Prevention

There has been a reduction in auto insurance property damage and injury claims within the past 50 years through the introduction of safety belts, graduated licensing programs and laws against driving while intoxicated, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) … Read More »

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