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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 this meeting July 23 to explore taking safety to a new level.

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NHTSA hosts school bus occupant protection public workshop

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

DOT celebrates 25th Anniversary of ADA

Creating a transportation ecosystem fully accessible and usable by all.

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DOT celebrates 25th Anniversary of ADA

Takata Recalls

Latest: Takata recall FAQ available in Spanish. | We have lists of all affected vehicles by year, make and model. Also: All VINs of 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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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 how DADSS technology offers big leap in drunk-driving prevention ... on DOT's Fast Lane blog


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