Through enforcing vehicle performance standards and partnerships with state and local governments, NHTSA reduces deaths, injuries and economic losses from motor vehicle crashes.
Highway Safety Grant Programs
NHTSA provides grants to State governments so States can conduct effective highway safety programs.
NHTSA helps raise awareness of child heatstroke in carsRead More
U.S. Department of Transportation to reexamine civil penalty rate for Corporate Average Fuel Economy standardsJuly 7, 2017 Read More
Consumer Advisory: Simple tips before hitting the road this summer
Before you drive off, check out our travel safety tips so you’ll stay safer and maybe prevent the cost of an unexpected repairMay 25, 2017 Read More
NHTSA Careers & Internships
Dedicated to achieving the highest standards of excellence in motor vehicle and highway safety, NHTSA works daily to help prevent crashes and their attendant costs, both human and financial.
The agency strives to exceed the expectations of the American public through its core values of Integrity, Service, and Leadership.Work at NHTSA