Do you think this vehicle is safe when compared to others in the same class. More issues are surfacing in regards to the runaway prius story from last week involving momentary celebrity james sikes, whose runaway incident in a 2008 toyota prius. Upon successfully completing this session, the student will be able to. The standardized field sobriety testing sfst training curriculum. The prius is only sold as a hybrid, but for vehicles with both hybrid and gasolinepowered models the honda civic, honda accord, lexus rx, and toyota highlander the iihs says its crash.
Toyota recalls 482,000 prius and lexus vehicles for safety. Field sobriety test any one of several roadside tests that can be used to. Data puts another prius crash in question march 18, 2010 4. Review the 2006 prius crash safety ratings from the iihs and nhtsa to see how well passengers are protected in front, rear and side impact collisions. Story of runaway toyota prius questioned by nhtsa and toyota.
The national highway traffic safety administration nhtsa has released a number of. Learn more about your toyota warranty plus use the toyota owners manual free download tool to find the right toyota. The frontal barrier test simulates a headon collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph. Dwi detection and standardized field sobriety testing sfst. Car complaints, car problems and defect information latest news.
Testing was conducted on toyota prius and ford edge to. Toyota floor mat statement inaccurate and misleading. The affected vehicles have a steering intermediate extension shaft assembly built with metal splines that complete the connection from the steering wheel to the steering gear. On certain passenger vehicles, insufficient electrical contact can occur in the torque sensor that controls the power assist operation of the electric power steering gear box. Review standard and optional safety features and ratings from the iihs and nhtsa for the 2006 prius. The instructors lesson plans manual is a complete and detailed blue print of what the.
The national highway traffic safety administration announced thursday it is opening a formal investigation into problems with the braking system of toyota s prius hybrid. Nhtsa manual revisons this lecture will include revisions to the. Combines driver and passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. National highway traffic safety administration nhtsa monthly. Today, the national highway traffic safety administration nhtsa is saying that toyota s information is inaccurate and misleading and that there is in. Nhtsa s 5star safety ratings help consumers compare vehicle safety when searching for a car. Every toyota vehicle is supported by a 36 month36,000mile limited warranty coverage. In addition, the prius is also being recalled for a possible cracking in the evaporative fuel emissions control unit. Crash test 2006 2008 toyota prius full frontal nhtsa. Toyota is recalling certain model year 20042009 prius vehicles manufactured august 5, 2003, through march 30, 2009. Validation of the standardized field sobriety test battery. Data puts another prius crash in question cbs news. Dwi detection and standardized field sobriety test sfst curricula guides, manuals, and training course sessions for download. Dwi detection and standardized field sobriety testing describe the observable signs of impairment usually associated with the major drug categories describe medical conditions and other situations that can produce similar signs of impairment describe appropriate procedures for dealing with drug impaired or medically impaired suspects.155 1338 1172 681 1359 556 683 351 237 1396 434 1064 629 754 1387 292 1454 904 210 841 1065 984 614 1020 443 97 864 1482 635 707 1082 344 107 1489 897 261 263 28 887