Regulators waive safety standard for Aston Martin

Earlier this year Aston Martin filed a petition with NHTSA to exempt the luxury automaker from having to adhere to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 214 – Side Impact Protection. ┬áLate last week NHTSA granted the automaker a partial waiver. NHTSA has agreed...

Excuses for why NHTSA struggles to oversight automakers

The efficacy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Agency Section is being called into question for a second time this year. These newest round of questions are the result of a few agency blunders dealing with a recent spat of air bag recalls. A quick bit of...