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All new vehicles
to have automatic emergency braking

Sept. 11: NHTSA Administrator Dr. Mark Rosekind talking about historic commitment from 10 carmakers.

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NHTSA & IIHS get historic commitment from automakers to include automatic emergency braking on all new vehicles

Fiat Chrysler must pay record $105 million penalty

Automaker admits failures, agrees to federal oversight and some buy backs.

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July 26: NHTSA announces enforcement action, record penalty against Fiat Chrysler

School bus safety public workshop held at NHTSA

While buses are already the safest form of school transportation, the agency hosted the meeting to explore taking safety to a new level.

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NHTSA hosts school bus occupant protection public workshop

Takata Recalls

Sept. 1: NHTSA now estimates 23.4 million defective inflators in U.S. vehicles, plans public discussion on efforts | See lists of all affected vehicles by year, make and model.
>> Full Takata coverage  Recall search by VIN

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Find the Right Car Seat

We know it's not easy to find the right car seat and then having to learn how to install it properly. We'll guide you through the process.

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NHTSA 5-Star Safety Rating

Be prepared when you buy your next vehicle. Search through our unbiased crash test safety ratings.

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Takata news conference

Texting and Driving Don't Mix

Pedal error prevention tips

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Dr. Mark R. Rosekind talks about kids dying in hot cars and how it is 100 percent preventable ... on DOT's Fast Lane blog


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