National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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NHTSA

The division of the U.S. Department of Transportation that conducts research on driver behavior and traffic safety, and investigates and enforces safety standards for motor vehicles and their operation. Established in 1970, it is also responsible for developing the national standard emergency medical services training curriculum. Website: http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/.
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While the federal government has encouraged the development of AV technology through grants, studies, and prizes, NHTSA has not, to date, adopted binding federal motor vehicle safety standards for AV technology; nor has Congress amended the Motor Vehicle Safety Act.
"There are no federal motor vehicle safety standards for autonomous technology," Soriano said explaining the problem of regulating these auto autos.
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All modern buses have a built-in safety system called compartmentalization, mandated by federal motor vehicle safety standards over 20 years ago.
If the child has problems sitting up, he may have to travel flat in a car bed that meets Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. Very-low-birth-weight children who are able to sit up in a seat may be safe only in certain seats that ensure adequate support, or that have no shields or trays.
The average small bus is certified by the manufacturer to meet approximately 30 of the 53 federal motor vehicle safety standards covering the body, exhaust, seat belts, and other driver-control systems.
must pass Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, many are recalled each year for a number of reasons: seat belt buckle replacement, old wires that could spark, and leaky fuel system, to name a few.
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This Global Technical Standard necessitated an update in the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards tire criteria, something the RMA petitioned the NHTSA to do in January 1999.

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