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NHTSA launches 'Safe Cars Save Lives' campaign

Jan. 21: Public awareness push urges consumers to check for open recalls at least twice a year and to get vehicles fixed as soon as parts are available

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NHTSA launches Safe Cars Save Lives' public awareness campaign focused on recalls

DOT, automakers agree on proactive safety principles

Jan. 15: Historic agreement on set of broad-ranging actions to help make roads safer and help avoid vehicle safety crisis

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DOT, automakers agree on proactive safety principles

Creating a more proactive safety culture in the
auto industry

Jan. 12: NHTSA Administrator Rosekind addresses Automotive News World Congress at Detroit auto show

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Administrator Rosekind on creating a more proactive safety culture in the auto industry

Pace of Takata recall repairs
is accelerating

Dec. 23: NHTSA also announces selection of independent monitor to oversee compliance.

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Pace is accelerating for repairs of vehicles affected in Takata air bag recalls

NHTSA taking
5-Star Ratings to
new safety era

Planned high-tech upgrades include a new crash test, new dummies, crash-avoidance ratings

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NHTSA proposes new 5-Star Safety Ratings

Winter driving tips: What to know before you go

With winter starting to settle in across the nation, we encourage everyone to read our tips so you are prepared for winter travel.

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NHTSA's Winter Driving Tips: Know before you go

Latest news, recalls & information

Takata Recalls

Latest: New developments about defective inflators will lead to more vehicle recalls ... Pace of repairs is accelerating. | See lists of all affected vehicles by year, make and model.
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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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NHTSA committed to keeping you safe

Nov. 3, 2015, Takata news conference

Woman in the Mirror

5-Star Safety Ratings for the Future

Latest from
the Administrator

Jan. 12: Dr. Mark R. Rosekind on creating a more
proactive safety culture in the auto industry in remarks at Automotive News World Congress in Detroit

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