NTSB calls on Congress to make collision-avoidance tech mandatory for new vehicles

5 Feb
Honda Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) demo  -  Japan, 11/2012The NTSB released its annual "Most Wanted" list, actions it hopes the federal government takes in the next one to two years. On top of the docket: to mandate that every new vehicle sold in the U.S. features crash-avoidance technology such as automatic emergency braking. The list, published on Monday ahead of the president's State of the Union...

Feds unveil plan to reduce pedestrian deaths in U.S.

26 Sep
Volvo's Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection system - image: VolvoThe National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Tuesday said that it wants to work with other federal agencies to reduce the number of pedestrians hit by cars in the U.S. Bloomberg reported that the NTSB provided nearly a dozen recommendations to other agencies, including the NHTSA, the Centers for Disease Control, and the Federal Highway...