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 and FRA Launch Rail Crossing Safety CampaignRead More about NHTSA and FRA Launch Rail Crossing Safety Campaign
NHTSA Announces the 2019 Public Service Award Recipients at Lifesavers Conference
11 awards presented for outstanding leadership and service in the field of highway safetyApril 1, 2019 Read More about NHTSA Announces the 2019 Public Service Award Recipients at Lifesavers Conference
U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Public Comment on GM and Nuro Automated Vehicle PetitionsMarch 15, 2019 Read More about U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Public Comment on GM and Nuro Automated Vehicle Petitions
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