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April 27: NHTSA hosts public meeting on automated cars

Meeting in Stanford, Calif., is latest in agency's effort to develop guidelines for safe deployment of automated safety technology.

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April 8, 2016: NHTSA hosts first public meeting on automated vehicles

NHTSA, partners work to end
distracted driving

April 5: In 2014, 3,179 people were killed and 431,000 more injured in crashes involving distracted drivers in the U.S. Watch: Tyler's Story

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NHTSA and safety partners work to end distracted driving

Takata air bags repaired: More than 7.5 million

Throuch March 11, 2016, a total of 7,522,533 defective Takata driver and passenger air bags have been repaired, and the pace of repairs is accelerating.

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Since August 2015, more than 7.5 million Takata air bags have been repaired

20 automakers commit to make
AEB standard
on new vehicles

March 17: NHTSA, IIHS drive historic agreement that will include Automatic Emergency Braking as standard equipment on new cars by late 2022.

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Historic commitment by NHTSA, IIHS and 20 automakers to make automatic emergency braking standard on new vehicles is announched by NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind

Latest news, recalls & information

Takata Recalls

Latest: Several automakers expand recalls to include vehicles equipped with defective driver-side inflators | See lists of all affected vehicles by year, make and model.
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Nov. 3, 2015, Takata news conference

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Latest from
the Administrator

March 17: Dr. Mark R. Rosekind on historic commitment by automakers to make Automatic Emergency Braking a standard feature on virtually all cars by 2022

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