NHTSA Proposes Adding “Driver Mode” to Cellphones

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued proposed guidelines that it says will help to reduce accidents and fatalities attributable to distracted driving.
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NHTSA Slams Takata with $200 Million Penalty

Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata has been hit with a record setting $200 million fine for violating the Motor Vehicle Safety Act. Takata’s exploding air bags have prompted an unprecedented punitive response from NHTSA. “Today, we are holding Takata responsible for its failures, and we are taking strong action to protect the traveling public,” said NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind.