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News Digest FHWA 15-17

FHWA Seeks Comment on Definition of Automobile Transporter.  The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is seeking the public’s comment on revising the definition of the automobile transporter to reduce regulatory burdens on the industry.  Typically defined as specialized equipment...

NHTSA Sets “Quiet Car” Safety Standard to Protect Pedestrians

New requirement of audible alert will help prevent 2,400 pedestrian injuries a year

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today announced that it is adding a sound requirement for all newly manufactured...

NHTSA Advises Motorists to Drive Safely This Holiday Season

Agency Also Highlights “Move Over” Laws That Protect Law Enforcement, EMS

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is urging Americans to protect themselves this busy holiday travel season due to an increase...