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NHTSA Inaction on Rollover Issue Seen as Typical

Autos: Safety agency has managed only to get a warning label placed on SUVs, a move it rejected as inadequate years ago. Nearly 30 years ago, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration put the brakes on an Army plan to sell off thousands of surplus jeeps. The M151 jeeps, which had been involved in scores […]

Upgrades on Auto Safety Standards Languish

Regulation: With most of its rules decades old, federal highway agency admits some are weak or out of date. Measures also fail to keep pace with technology and market trends. Efforts to strengthen vehicle safety standards have languished year after year because of lengthy delays, extremes of caution and shifting priorities within the nation’s traffic […]