Skip to Main Navigation

NHTSA and EPA take first step in CAFE mid-term evaluation

Draft Technical Assessment Report will help decide CAFE and GHG standards for model years 2022-2025

Read More
Midterm evaluation for light-duty CAFE

NHTSA's Safe Cars Save Lives tour kicks off

Opening stop was Atlanta on July 9, followed by a swing across America’s southern states from August 9-13 to spread the word about vehicle safety and the Takata air bag recall.

Read More
NHTSA's Safe Cars Save Lives 2016 Tour

NHTSA data shows traffic deaths up 7.7% in 2015

July 1: An estimated 35,200 people died in 2015, up from 32,675 fatalities in 2014. The most significant increases came for pedestrians and bicyclists

Read More
NHTSA data shows traffic deaths increased 7.7 percent in 2015

Takata air bags repaired: More than 8.8 million

Through June 17, a total of 8,867,284 defective Takata driver and passenger air bags have been repaired. Details

>> Sign up for Recall Alerts to be notified should your vehicle be affected by this recall.

Takata air bags repaired: More than 8.8 million

Latest news, recalls & information

Takata Recalls

June 30: Inflators in certain 2001-2003 Hondas and Acuras show a far higher risk of ruptures. | Sign up for Recall Alerts to be notified when you can search for vehicles affected by this recall.
>> 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.

All fields required.

Birthday
Weight
Height

Safer Car

NHTSA 5-Star Safety Rating

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

All fields required.

Select

NHTSA committed to keeping you safe

What's Wrong With Your Air Bag?

Rescuing toddler locked in hot car

TireWise: Life of a Tire

Latest from
the Administrator

July 20: Dr. Mark R. Rosekind on automated vehicle technology: If we wait for perfect, we’ll be waiting for a very, very long time

U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
1-888-327-4236
1-800-424-9153 (TTY)