NHTSA Press Releases
|Press Release||Location||Release Date|
NHTSA Safety Advisory: Preventing Brake Pipe Failure Due to Corrosion in Older Vehicles
Model year 2007 and earlier vehicles may be susceptible to brake pipe corrosion that can occur after seven to eight years of exposure to winter road salts.
|Washington, DC||April 9, 2015|
|U Drive. U Text. U Pay. Campaign Cracks Down on Distracted Driving||Washington, DC||April 2, 2015|
|U.S Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $10 Million Civil Penalty Against Child Car Seat Manufacturer||Washington, DC||March 20, 2015|
|NHTSA Honors the Contributions of Dedicated Safety Champions at Annual Lifesavers Conference||Washington, DC||March 16, 2015|
|Consumer Advisory: This St. Patrick’s Day Designate a Sober Driver||Washington, DC||March 13, 2015|
|U.S. DOT Launches First-Ever National Tween Seat Belt Advertising Campaign||Washington, DC||March 12, 2015|
U.S Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Order to Preserve Defective Takata Air Bag Inflators for Ongoing Federal Investigation
NHTSA issues order requiring Takata to preserve all air bag inflators removed through the recall process as evidence.
|Washington, DC||February 25, 2015|
|U.S Transportation Secretary Foxx Calls on Congress to Authorize New Enforcement Tools for NHTSA and Levies Fine on Takata||Washington, DC||February 20, 2015|
|NHTSA Releases Two New Studies on Impaired Driving on U.S. Roads||Washington, DC||February 6, 2015|
|DOT Announces Civil Penalty, Increased Oversight for Wheelchair Lift Manufacturer||Washington, DC||February 6, 2015|
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Safety Advisory
Recall of 2.12 million Acura MDX, Dodge Viper, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Honda Odyssey, Pontiac Vibe, Toyota Corolla, Avalon and Matrix vehicles.
|Washington, DC||January 31, 2015|
|Previously Recalled Vehicle Remedies Not Working as Designed; NHTSA Announces Follow up Recall of 2.12 Million Cars and SUVs||Washington, DC||January 31, 2015|
Transportation Secretary Foxx Urges Fans to Play It Safe and Designate a Sober Driver on Super Bowl Sunday
If you’re hosting a Super Bowl party or out watching the game with friends, remember that fans don’t let fans drive drunk.
|Washington, DC||January 30, 2015|
Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Plan to Add Two Automatic Emergency Braking Systems to Recommended Vehicle Advanced Technology Features
NHTSA plans to add two cutting-edge automatic emergency braking systems to recommended advanced safety features.
|Washington, DC||January 22, 2015|
|U.S. Department of Transportation Fines Honda $70 Million for Failing to Comply with Laws That Safeguard the Public||Washington, DC||January 8, 2015|
|NHTSA Advises Motorists to Drive Safely This Holiday Season||Washington, DC||December 23, 2014|
|U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Decline in Traffic Fatalities in 2013||Washington, DC||December 19, 2014|
|New 'SaferRide' Mobile App and New Data Highlight Start of Annual Holiday Drunk Driving Crackdown||Washington, DC||December 16, 2014|
|NHTSA Opens Investigation into Graco’s Handling of Largest Child Seat Recall in U.S. History||Washington, DC||December 1, 2014|
|Consumer Advisory: Drive Safely During Thanksgiving Travel||Washington, DC||November 25, 2014|
Consumer Advisory: NHTSA Urges Owners of Model Year 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty and 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Vehicles to Get Recalled Cars Fixed
Owners can confirm if their vehicle is part of the recall by using NHTSA’s free VIN look up tool on safercar.gov or by contacting Chrysler: 1-800-247-9753.
|Washington, DC||November 20, 2014|
|USDOT Calls for National Recall of Defective Takata Driver Side Air Bags||Washington, DC||November 18, 2014|
|NHTSA Fines Ferrari $3.5 Million for Failing to Submit Early Warning Reports||Washington, DC||October 31, 2014|
|Safety Advisory: Celebrating Halloween -- Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving||Washington, DC||October 29, 2014|
|Consumer Advisory: Vehicle Owners with Defective Airbags Urged to Take Immediate Action||Washington, DC||October 22, 2014|