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Consumer Groups Challenge Regional Motor Vehicle Recalls

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Center for Auto Safety and Public Citizen filed a lawsuit today that challenges the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) policy of allowing vehicle manufacturers to limit certain recalls of defective vehicles to select states. The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, charges that regional recalls violate the National Traffic ... Read More »

Senate May Fail to Passage Surface Transportation Reauthorization Extension

The U.S. Department of Transportation faces a menacing deadline this weekend that only the U.S. Senate can help it meet.  At midnight Sunday, vital transportation construction and safety programs will come to a stop if Senators do not act immediately to give the Department the authority to continue paying employees responsible for those critical activities. The current extension of the ... Read More »

Senate Action On Transportation Bill Extension

“Today’s action by Congress avoids the unnecessary shutdown of important highway programs and the furlough of almost 5,000 workers.  With the issue of a temporary extension behind us, we now can return our attention to the passage of a fiscally responsible, six-year surface transportation bill.  I urge Congress to use the time provided by this second extension to give America ... Read More »