Read the latest from industry publications on information related to vehicle safety:
Video: NHTSA Advances Three Vehicle Safety Technologies
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Nov. 14 launched a new initiative aimed at accelerating implementation of three new technologies that could significantly reduce deaths and injuries on the nation’s highways.
Truck occupant deaths rise in 2012, along with overall highway fatalities, NHTSA says
The number of highway deaths rose in 2012 from 2011 by 1,082, according to preliminary data released this week by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The numbers come from the 2012 Fatality Analysis Reporting System, which says that 33,561 highway fatalities occurred in 2012.
Trucker Saves Toddler From Burning Car on Will Rogers Turnpike
Brian Dunn said he’s seen his share of wrecks on the road, but nothing like the crash he saw last Thursday on the Will Rogers Turnpike in Claremore, Okla. Dunn, a truck driver for Paschall Truck Lines, was westbound on the turnpike at about 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 14, when he watched a late-model Chevrolet Impala come crashing down through a guard rail on County Road 4220 and land on its roof in the middle of the road.