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Kids Left in Hot Cars: Disaster Happens Quickly
June 10: And the deadly danger of heatstroke goes beyond just hot days. Even cool days in the 60s can cause the temperature to top 110 degrees Fahrenheit inside your car. To avoid tragedy, make a habit of looking in the vehicle -- front and back -- before locking the door and walking away.
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Before You Hit The Road This Summer, Test Drive Our Interactive Tips
June 5: Whatever your vacation getaway plans may be, take time to review some Summer road travel safety tips before you hit the highways. Prevention and planning are much easier than dealing with the consequences of a breakdown or, worse, a crash. Read More
NHTSA Hosts Vehicle
The May 13-14 event focused on issues related to fuel economy, vehicle mass reduction and the effects of vehicle mass and size on vehicle safety. Catch up on the available reports and presentations delivered at the workshop through the following link: Read More
Guidelines to Minimize
In-Vehicle Distractions Released by DOT
April 23: Voluntary guidelines encourage automobile manufacturers to limit the distraction risk connected to electronic devices built into their vehicles, such as communications, entertainment and navigation devices. Read More
NHTSA Unveils Free
'SaferCar' Mobile App
App for Apple devices will provide real-time vehicle safety information from NHTSA's SaferCar.gov site. Users will be able to search 5-Star Safety Ratings for vehicles by make and model, file vehicle safety complaints, locate car seat installation help, find recall information and subscribe to automatic notices about vehicle recalls. Read More
Check Out 'A Parent's Guide To Playing It Safe With Kids And Cars'
Did you know 3 out of every 4 car seats are used incorrectly? The consequences can be devastating. In fact, vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death for children between 1 and 13 years old. Read More
Sign Up Now to Get
Email Recall Alerts
For Your Vehicles
NHTSA has made it easier and faster to receive important email alerts on recalls for up to 5 vehicles. You can also subscribe for alerts on recalls for child seats and tires. Read More