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Takata air bags repaired: More than 12.4 million

Through December 2, a total of 12,487,086 defective Takata driver and passenger air bags have been repaired. Details

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Takata air bags repaired: More than 12.4 million

New guidelines address driver distraction caused by mobile devices

Nov. 23: NHTSA's Phase 2 proposals encourage electronic device developers to design products that reduce potential for driver distraction.

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NHTSA  proposes guidelines to address driver distraction caused by mobile devices in vehicles

Use of seat belts
in U.S. reaches
historic 90% level

Lives saved estimated at nearly 345,000 since 1975, with nearly 14,000 lives saved just in 2015 alone.

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Seat belt use in U.S. reaches historic 90%

Federal vehicle cybersecurity guidance issued

Covers best practices for all motor vehicles, individuals and organizations manufacturing and designing vehicle systems and software

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NHTSA issues Federal guidance on improving motor vehicle cybersecurity

Automated Vehicles Policy announced

Industry leaders, experts in the field, state governments, the public, and safety advocates were consulted in developing the policy.

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Federal Automated Vehicles Policy announced

Takata Recalls

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

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