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Your Rights to Enforcement Fairness

Our objective is to ensure a fair regulatory enforcement environment. If you feel you have been treated unfairly or unprofessionally by a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) employee, you may contact Coleman Sachs at (202) 366-3151 or at

You also have a right to contact the Small Business Administration's National Ombudsman at 1-888-REGFAIR or / ombudsman regarding the fairness of the compliance and enforcement activities by this agency.

Policy Against Retaliation

The Department of Transportation strictly forbids retaliatory acts by its employees. As such, you should feel confident that you will not be penalized for expressing your concerns about compliance and enforcement activities.

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