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Newly released estimates show traffic fatalities reached a 16-year high in 2021

In response to this crisis, earlier this year USDOT unveiled the National Roadway Safety Strategy that is now getting resources from the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Consumer Alert: Mercedes-Benz USA announces voluntary do not drive recall

For select 2006-2012 ML, GL and R-Class vehicles; loss of brake assist could increase risk of crash.

NHTSA releases 2021 milestones

For major accomplishments since January 2021.

NHTSA launches Click It or Ticket campaign 

The $10 million paid media campaign will run May 16 through June 5, 2022.

NHTSA reminds parents to “Look Before You Lock” 

National Heatstroke Prevention Day is Sunday, May 1.

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