Inspectors discover 80% of welds on deadly Champion Bus crash fail to meet Standards and structural members needed to protect passengers were missing.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
College athletes were put on a dangerous bus that I wouldn’t use for transporting produce much less my children,” says Crashworthiness Lawyer Todd Tracy.
America’s biggest transportation system gets Failing Grade for school bus safety. Todd Tracy, a crashworthiness lawyer and auto safety expert, releases report “School Bus Safety In America” calling for seat belts in school buses.
NHTSA, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that it would investigate the supplier Harman Kardon after recent Fiat Chrysler Automobiles infotainment-hacking. Harman Kardon produces radios for automakers such as BMW, Subaru, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo as well as FCA.
By JOEL SCHECTMAN “This signals that NHTSA is getting serious in its safety watchdog role,” said Todd Tracy, a Dallas-based attorney who specializes in product liability cases against automakers. “There was a sense that they had kept their head in the sand for far too long. You are going to see far more aggressive tactics […]
Chris Urmson, director of Self-Driving cars for Google said that the goal is to have a driverless vehicles available on the market within five years which is now being built in Livonia and he expects that the regulations would not be a barrier in the goal.