Posts Tagged ‘nhtsa’


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Government Motors Protection Racket


Monday April 7th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 7:05am PDT   •   1 Comment

General Motors knew about faulty ignition switches that could cause vehicle engines to turn off, disabling air bags with deadly results. Federal government investigators with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration knew about this problem but as this report notes the NHTSA “twice passed on investigating” the faulty switches that “led to at least…
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Federal NHTSA Cranks up the Noise


Monday January 14th, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:31am PST   •   1 Comment

The federal National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is proposing minimum sound requirements for electric cars, hybrids and other vehicles in order to warn pedestrians, cyclists and the sight-impaired. The rule is based on a 2009 NHTSA study of state-level accident data finding that 77 of 8,387 hybrid vehicles (.9 percent) were involved in…
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