Auto safety agency faces calls for overhaul as Biden presidency begins

January 22, 2021

January 21st, 2021 | by Christopher Jensen / New York Times News Service For decades, across administrations of Republicans and Democrats, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has faced criticism from safety advocates who accuse it of routinely falling short of its mission. Among their complaints: That the agency fails to promptly detect and act on […]

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In Battle Against “The Highway Disease,” Traffic Safety Agency Attacked as Asleep at the Wheel

December 16, 2020

By Myron Levin and Eli Wolfe on December 16, 2020 Former President Lyndon Johnson was probably not the first, nor certainly the last, to note that more Americans have died on the nation’s roads than in all of its wars combined. He called it “the highway disease” in a speech in 1966, when he signed legislation that aimed to curb […]

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Vayyar 4D Imaging Radar Sensor Set To Revolutionise Automotive Safety By Cutting Complexity And Costs 

USA – English  Overcrowded with sensors – average cars forecast to have over 200 by 2030 NEWS PROVIDED BY Vayyar  Dec 15, 2020, 07:00 ET – Vayyar platform addresses multiple challenging safety requirements, providing unprecedented life-saving functionality for all car models (view the technology here). – Single multifunctional radar-on-chip (ROC) able to replace numerous traditional one-function […]

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Congress looks to force automakers to make changes after keyless ignition-related deaths

July 14, 2020

WESH – Orlando Videos•July 10, 2020 Congress looks to force automakers to make changes after keyless ignition-related deaths WATCH VIDEO REPORT HERE: https://news.yahoo.com/congress-looks-force-automakers-changes-224117675.html

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Auto Safety: At the foundation of the House infrastructure bill

July 1, 2020

Cathy Chase, Joan Claybrook, Jason Levine and William Wallace, Opinion Contributor June 30, 2020 This spring, despite the entire country essentially being locked down or working from home and rush hour traffic becoming a distant memory, the long-standing public health crisis of auto fatalities remained. In fact, even with far fewer vehicles on the road, car […]

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MARBLEHEAD WOMAN TURNING GRIEF OVER HER PARENTS’ DEATH INTO ACTION

January 15, 2020

Susan C. Livingston has endured the tragic death of her parents in May due to carbon monoxide poisoning from their car’s keyless ignition. (Olivia Falcigno) BY THOR JOURGENSEN| January 14, 2020 MARBLEHEAD — Susan C. Livingston turned her grief over her parents’ deaths last May into advocacy by working with longtime friend and state Rep. Lori Ehrlich […]

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Childproofing Your Ride

October 9, 2019

Your car may feel like a second home, especially if you spend lots of time shuffling kids from school to activities and more. But the fact is, your car is statistically one of the most dangerous places your child can be. These are some of the most important safety tips set forth by  KidsAndCars.org In […]

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State warns deaf community about keyless ignitions

July 18, 2019

by Garrett Wymer Wednesday, July 17th 2019 LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) – Advocates in Kentucky are urging the deaf community to know about the potential dangers of keyless ignition vehicles after a Lexington woman died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning earlier this month. Friends tell us Connie Dotson died when she accidentally left her car with […]

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His keyless car killed him while he slept. New legislation could save others

June 14, 2019

Jamie L. LaReau, Detroit Free PressPublished 7:30 a.m. ET June 14, 2019 | Updated 11:26 a.m. ET June 14, 2019 Patricia M. Fish and Russell Fish were married 46 years when he died in his home by carbon monoxide poisoning from his Toyota Forerunner inadvertently left running in the attached garage. (Photo: Lynn Ann Gordon) Pennsylvanian Russell […]

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Toyota Plans to Deploy Automatic Engine Shut Off and Automatic Park Features to Vehicle Line Up

June 12, 2019 PLANO, Texas (June 12, 2019) –Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today announces two feature updates to its vehicle line up – Automatic Engine Shut Off and Automatic Park. Each feature represents Toyota’s relentless commitment to continuous improvement. Automatic Engine Shut Off Starting with most Model Year 2020 vehicles, Toyota will provide additional features […]

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