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About our new revamped site presentation

Administrator Rosekind explains our initial phase of changes to is aimed at putting high-demand consumer info, tools and videos up front for quicker access.

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Administrator Rosekind about new presentation

New heavy vehicle fuel standards proposed

Would improve fuel efficiency, cut carbon pollution, bolster energy security and spur manufacturing innovation.

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NHTSA sets fuel standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles

'Understanding Vehicle Recalls' video released

NHTSA-produced video explains the recall process, how owners will be notified, and what tools are available to them.

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NHTSA releases 'Understanding Vehicle Recalls' video

NHTSA launches Recalls Spotlight

New feature will present the latest information regarding recalls you're hearing about right now. Check out Recalls Spotlight


DOT announces steps to address Takata defects

Takata agrees to national recall of certain driver and passenger side air bag inflators. Now nearly 32 million vehicles to be recalled.

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Latest news, recalls & information

Takata Recalls

Latest: NHTSA released lists of all affected vehicles by year, make and model. All VINs of estimated 32 million vehicles now searchable using our tool.
>> Full Takata coverage  Recall search by VIN

NHTSA Consumer Resources

Parents Central

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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Safer Car

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 commited to keeping you safe

Takata news conference

Texting and Driving Don't Mix

Pedal error prevention tips

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Dr. Mark R. Rosekind talks about how DADSS technology offers big leap in drunk-driving prevention ... on DOT's Fast Lane blog


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