People are waiting longer than they should for an answer when they petition the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to open an investigation into what could be serious safety problems.
A locally built Iranian passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Tehran on Sunday, killing 39 people and reviving questions about the safety of a cash-strapped aviation sector left hobbled by international sanctions.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating two reports of fires in Can-Am Spyder three-wheeled motorcycles.
Hyundai has agreed to pay a $17.35 million fine for delayed reporting of a brake defect affecting Genesis luxury cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday.
The problem, revealed in documents posted by federal safety regulators this week, is so serious that GM is telling customers to park the SUVs outdoors until they are repaired because they could catch fire when left unattended.
U.S. health authorities have eased safety restrictions on an experimental drug to treat Ebola, a move that could clear the way for its use in patients infected with the deadly virus.
Pfizer will pay $35 million to resolve allegations by 42 states that its subsidiary, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, illegally marketed an organ transplant drug for unapproved uses.
The company's products were blamed for the deaths on nine Americans and for sickening hundreds nationwide. Now the company's former owner and two others are standing trial in a rare instance of corporate officers and workers being prosecuted in a food poisoning case.
The massive fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people last year is unlikely to meaningfully change regulatory or safety rules in Texas until at least 2016 under the latest bill offered Tuesday by lawmakers tasked with scrutinizing the blast.
In a Portland, Oregon headquarters that feels more like a tech startup than a shoe manufacturer, you’ll find one of the most innovative outdoor and utility footwear companies in the country.
The government said that GM's vehicle identification number look-up system has been incorrectly telling some owners that their cars aren't being recalled.
A fire official says a mechanical failure apparently caused two explosions at a food laboratory in northern New Jersey, leaving two workers with cuts and bruises.
The Obama administration is moving to cut down on the thousands of foodborne illnesses linked to chicken and turkey each year with an overhaul of poultry plant inspection rules that are more than 50 years old.
Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business.
The Canadian company that is developing an experimental Ebola drug says its product was not given to one of two American aid workers infected with the virus.
The death toll in an explosion at a Chinese auto parts factory has risen to 75, as investigators fault poor safety measures and news reports reveal that workers had long complained of dangerous levels of dust at the facility.
Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems.
About 11,000 Kawasaki off-road vehicles are being recalled because debris can cut through the foot rest area and hurt riders' legs.
Chrysler is recalling just under 30,000 Fiat 500L small cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with air bags that protect knees in a crash.
The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf experience their toughest front-end crash test to date.
A livestock feed company intends to contest citations and proposed penalties issued by federal safety regulators after the collapse of an Omaha plant that killed two employees.
A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches.
Congressional investigators say the government has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers to be at high risk for a terror attack and has underestimated the threat to densely populated cities.
The product employs a proprietary tread and sole compound that, when combined, provides one of the best non-slip applications on the market, says the company.
Twenty-three percent of the workforce has misused prescription painkillers, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, making opioid use a serious threat to employee safety.