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Winter Weather Driving Tips

Travel Safely with NHTSA’s Winter Driving Tips.

Consumer Alert: Don’t Buy or Use Steering Wheel Decorative Emblem Decals

Decals may detach in a crash and cause serious injury.

NHTSA Announces Consent Order with Zipcar

First-ever enforcement action against a rental company for renting vehicles with open, unrepaired recalls

Estimated Traffic Fatalities Continued to Decline in the First Half of 2023

NHTSA estimates 19,515 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes, representing a decrease of about 3.3% as compared to 20,190 fatalities in the first half of 2022.

Consumer Alert: Kia and Hyundai Issue Recalls for 3.3M Vehicles, Advise Owners to Park Outside

Fires can happen while the vehicle is parked and turned off or while driving.

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