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January 11, 2017 View All

DOT Secretary Designee Testifies at Confirmation Hearing

Today, January 11, President-elect Trump's designee to serve as the next Secretary of the Department of Transportation (DOT), Elaine Chao, testifies at a confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Read More

NSTA Connects with Trump Transition Team

On December 22, NSTA prepared and delivered to President-elect Trump's Transportation Transition Team a white paper outlining its major issues and concerns with three DOT agencies, The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Transit Administration and transmitted it to the Trump DOT Transition Team. Read More

Volkswagen Agrees to Pleads Guilty in Diesel Probe

The consequences of Volkswagen's sale of diesel passenger vehicles equipped with "defeat devices" intended to circumvent Federal and state emission control standards continues to unfold. Read More

NHTSA Requests Comment on Proposed Collection of Information on Education on Proper Use of Seat Belts

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released a notice of proposed collection of information related to the education on proper use of seat belts on school buses. Read More

NHTSA Issues Final Rule on Minimum Sound Requirements for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released a final rule addressing minimum sound requirements for hybrid and electric vehicles. The final rule applies to hybrid and electric passenger cars as well as light trucks and vans with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds or less and low speed vehicles. Read More