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Rosekind: We Can’t Wait for Autonomous Technology to be Perfect

If the automotive industry expects the National Department of Transportation to release thousands of pages of regulations on autonomous vehicles in the coming weeks, they will not get them, according to Mark Rosekind, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety … Continue reading

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2015 Road Fatalities Up 7.7 Percent Over Prior Year

Roadway deaths for 2015 are up 7.7 percent from 2014, according to preliminary data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Fatalities among occupants of vehicles that rolled over increased by 5 percent over the previous year.

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Rosekind Says Bus Operator Visibility Should be a Priority

Mark Rosekind, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) administrator, called on the industry to make changes in bus manufacturing that makes operator visibility a priority during a recent Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Forum on Bus Operator Visibility in New York City.

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NHTSA: 2015 Roadway Deaths Climb 9 Percent

Roadway deaths for the first nine months of 2015 have climbed 9.3 percent over 2014, according to an early estimate from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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TODAY’S BLOG: Auto News from the Capitol

“Just prior to #Blizzard2016 descending, I hit the road for the Washington, D.C., Auto Show. My day was filled with speeches from Mark Rosekind, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration administrator; and Dr. Ernest Moniz, the U.S. Department of Energy Secretary; among others. I also had the opportunity to view the new Chrysler Pacifica, which has some new glass.” —Jenna Reed

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Rosekind: Vehicles with ADAS Must Be Repaired Correctly

“We want to focus initially on rolling out automatic-emergency braking. Let’s hope all the cameras and sensors work after the car is repaired,” said Mark Rosekind, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) administrator, during the Washington, D.C., Auto Show on Thursday. “When vehicles are repaired, including windshield replacement, let’s hope this technology works correctly.

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3 Things the NHTSA Wants You to Know

At a recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) meeting, Mark Rosekind, administrator, touched on three areas of highway safety: its current state, how the NHTSA is improving it and new frontiers that will need to be addressed. The Current … Continue reading

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NHTSA to Include Automatic-Emergency Braking in 5-Star Review

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is updating its 5-Star Rating System to include automatic-emergency braking (AEB) in 2018.

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Rosekind: Automated Systems Are No Longer Science Fiction

“In many ways, the car hasn’t changed as much in the entire last century as it’s about to change in the next few years. And that change, that safety revolution driven by technology can be accompanied—must be accompanied—by a parallel transformation in culture,” said Mark Rosekind, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) administrator, during a recent speech in Washington, D.C.

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How Vulnerable are Vehicles to Hackers?

For years, vehicles have been rolling with computers, and to access them, a repair expert needed to plug into a specialized car port. But with the growing popularity of smartphones, Bluetooth and other Wi-Fi options, there are many more ways for hackers to access a vehicle, explains Dan Chilcott, a research associate with Virginia Tech’s Center for Automated Vehicle Systems. So just how vulnerable are vehicles to being hacked? And will vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V) technology open the door to possible attacks?

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NHTSA to Recommend Two Automatic Emergency Braking Systems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to add two automatic emergency braking systems to the recommended advanced safety features included under its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), a five-star safety ratings system, according U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.

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Rosekind Seeks More Authority for NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration needs “increased authority” to carry out its mission, said Mark Rosekind, NHTSA’s new administer, a surprise keynote speaker added to the SAE 2015 Government-Industry Meeting Wednesday in Washington, D.C.

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Rosekind’s First Move: NHTSA Fines Honda $70 Million

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted an investigation into Honda and fined the company $70 million, or two $35 million civil penalties, for “failing to report deaths, injuries and certain warranty claims to the federal government in violation of the TREAD Act.” The news comes shortly on the heels of Mark Rosekind being confirmed by Congress as the new NHSTA administrator.

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President Obama Nominates Rosekind to Head NHTSA

President Obama has nominated Mark Rosekind for administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation. Rosekind has been a member of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) since 2010. “I do think NHTSA should take larger role when it comes to glass and proper installations,” says Melissa Martin, owner of Wisefly Auto Glass, which is has a branch in Georgia and one in California.

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