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When President Biden signed the massive bipartisan infrastructure bill into law two years ago this week, it started a clock for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, known as NHTSA, to draft a number of new safety regulations, including one prompted by a multi-year CBS News investigation.
Last year, 264 children were left unattended in vehicles that were carjacked. Car thefts are up since 200, and so are juvenile carjackers.
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that became law in November 2021 not only lays out a spending plan for the repair of roads and bridges but also requires vehicle safety standard revisions and research as well as safety component additions over the next one to three years.
Standard seat belts aren't designed for pregnancy but are still the best option. Here, CR's advice on the right way to wear a seat belt when you're expecting.
Delayed law angers grieving families who lost loved ones.