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Summer Driving Tips

Summer is almost here, and millions of Americans will soon be hitting the road for family vacations and summer trips

NHTSA Proposes New Crashworthiness Pedestrian Protection Testing Program

Proposal will help improve safety for vulnerable road users.

Half of All Passenger Vehicle Occupants Who Died in a Crash Were Not Buckled Up

NHTSA kicks off 2023 Click It or Ticket campaign to reduce traffic fatalities.

Important Jeep “Park Outside” Recall for Fire Risk

Owners should park their vehicles outside until they are repaired.

BMW Upgrades Takata Recall to “Do Not Drive” Warning

Approximately 90,000 unrepaired vehicles remain on the road with an increasing probability of failure.

NHTSA Reminds the Public of the Fatal Risk of Hot Cars to Children

As warmer temperatures set in across the country, NHTSA encourages drivers to always check the back seat when walking away from their vehicle.

NHTSA Estimates for 2022 Show Roadway Fatalities Remain Flat After Two Years of Dramatic Increases

More miles driven and lower fatality rates compared to 2021.

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