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U.S. expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash. The problem could be responsible for as many as eight deaths.

Getting There: Lighting up the dark spots on Spokane’s roadways

Governing magazine this month examined data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, showing that between 2010 and 2017, annual nighttime pedestrian and cyclist deaths climbed 46 percent in the U.S. In 2017 alone, 4,440 pedestrians and 364 cyclists were killed after dark on American streets.

Report shows Takata recall still moving slowly

A new report on recalls of potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators shows that automakers have replaced only 43 percent of the faulty parts even though recalls have been under way for more than 15 years.

Report: Drugged driving bigger problem than drunken driving

Drug-impaired driving has become a bigger problem in the United States than drunken driving, and law enforcement officers need more training to identify it, while the public needs to know that it is unsafe to drive high, according to a new report released this week.

Traffic deaths surged in first 9 months of 2016

Traffic deaths surged about 8 percent in the first nine months of last year, continuing an alarming upward spiral that began in late 2014, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates released Friday.

Washington State Patrol, local law enforcement conducting extra DUI patrols

WENATCHEE – The Washington State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies will be ramping up their DUI patrols through the end of the year. With funding by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, troopers and local officers started conducting extra patrols on Dec. 15, with the added emphasis expected to go through Jan. 1.