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This week is Child Passenger Safety Seat Week

Every 33 seconds, one child under the age of 13 is involved in a crash, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Many times deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts.

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The week of November 10-16 is recognized as the National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week by the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA). The Hawaiʻi Police Department reminds motorist to be adequately rested before traveling on our roadways.

National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

The week of November 10-16 is recognized as the National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week by the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA). The Hawaiʻi Police Department reminds motorist to be adequately rested before traveling on our roadways.

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Parents urged to install proper child safety seats

Parents urged to install proper child safety seats

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has unveiled new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) research showing that while fewer children died in roadway crashes in 2009, many children are still not using an appropriate child restraint or booster seat. NHTSA’s 2009 child fatality data found that, last year, motor vehicle crashes were the […]

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Highway safety programs, equipment saved lives in 2009

Highway safety programs, equipment saved lives in 2009

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has unveiled two new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that estimate seat belts saved more than 72,000 lives during the five years between 2005 and 2009, while child restraint systems and minimum drinking age laws saved hundreds more during 2009. “Safety is my number one priority,” […]

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today made the following statement after Toyota Motor Corporation agreed to pay a $16.375 million fine – the largest fine permitted by law – for failing to notify the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of a dangerous pedal defect for almost four months:

Statement from U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Toyota’s agreement to pay maximum civil penalty

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today made the following statement after Toyota Motor Corporation agreed to pay a $16.375 million fine – the largest fine permitted by law – for failing to notify the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of a dangerous pedal defect for almost four months:

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking the maximum civil penalty of $16.375 million against Toyota Motor Corporation for failing to notify the auto safety agency of the dangerous “sticky pedal” defect for at least four months, despite knowing of the potential risk to consumers.

Secretary LaHood announces DOT is seeking maximum civil penalty from Toyota

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking the maximum civil penalty of $16.375 million against Toyota Motor Corporation for failing to notify the auto safety agency of the dangerous “sticky pedal” defect for at least four months, despite knowing of the potential risk to consumers.

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today announced that it is using its statutory authority to obtain documents from Toyota to determine if the automaker conducted three of its recent recalls in a timely manner. Federal law requires all auto manufacturers to notify NHTSA within five days of determining that a safety defect exists and promptly conduct a recall.

Government launches probe into timeliness of three Toyota recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today announced that it is using its statutory authority to obtain documents from Toyota to determine if the automaker conducted three of its recent recalls in a timely manner. Federal law requires all auto manufacturers to notify NHTSA within five days of determining that a safety defect exists and […]

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today announced that it is opening a formal investigation of the Toyota Prius Hybrid MY 2010 to look into allegations of momentary loss of braking capability while traveling over an uneven road surface, pothole or bump.

Department of Transportation addresses Toyota safety issues

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today announced that it is opening a formal investigation of the Toyota Prius Hybrid MY 2010 to look into allegations of momentary loss of braking capability while traveling over an uneven road surface, pothole or bump.

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