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NHTSA To Require Rearview Cameras In New Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation is issuing a final safety rule that requires rearview technology in many new vehicles. The move is an effort to reduce deaths and serious injuries caused by backup accidents.

03/31/2014

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Graco Recalling Nearly 3.8M Child Car Seats

Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can be trapped by buckles that may not unlatch.

02/11/2014

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Camry Hybrids Probed For Brake Problems

Safety regulators are investigating complaints that power-assisted brakes can fail at times in Camry gas-electric hybrids. The probe covers about 30,000 of the midsize cars.

01/27/2014

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Teaming Up To Prevent Hot-Car Child Deaths

As temperatures rise in Texas, one government safety agency is working to reduce the number of children who are seriously injured or lose their life after being left alone inside a hot vehicle.

CBSDFW.COM–06/10/2013

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Government To Require Electric Cars To Make Noise

The government wants all electric and hybrid vehicles to make some noise when traveling under 18 mph, so pedestrians can hear them coming.

01/07/2013