GM breathed a big sigh of relief after being spared a recall by the NHTSA. It was good news for GM, especially after 2014’s hurdles, which included the recall of 2.59 million cars and congressional hearings.
The staggering increase in truck collisions in recent years could be slowed if the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration makes forward-collision avoidance and mitigation braking (F-CAM) technology a standard feature of trucks 10,000 pounds and up, claims a group of safety advocates.
The NHTSA has designed a rule that will require all new trucks to come standard with stability control systems. This is part of an initiative that will help reduce the risk of serious rollover crashes involving trucks.