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The Latest

NHTSA Announces Consent Order with Volvo Group North America

Includes a total civil penalty of $130 million.

5-Star Ratings Crash Test Vehicles for 2023

Vehicles for crash testing and advanced driver assistance systems testing released.

Traffic Crashes Cost America $340 Billion in 2019

NHTSA releases new study examining the cost of motor vehicle crashes, injuries and fatalities.

NHTSA Estimates for First Nine Months of 2022

Suggest roadway fatalities beginning to level off after two years of dramatic increases.

NHTSA’s Winter Driving Tips

Snow and ice create unique road conditions that can be challenging even for the most experienced drivers. NHTSA offers tips for drivers to prepare for the snowy, icy roads ahead.

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