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The Latest

NHTSA Takes Important Step Toward Improving Occupant Protection

Seeks comment on updating seatback safety standards.

NHTSA Alerts Used Car Owners, Buyers of Dangerous, Substandard Replacement Air Bags

Three killed, two injured by faulty, cheap, imported aftermarket air bag inflators.

NHTSA Launches Speeding Prevention Campaign

And reminds drivers to slow down and enjoy the ride.

USDOT Names Members to New Motorcyclist Advisory Council

Group will advise the Secretary, NHTSA and FHWA on motorcycle transportation safety issues

NHTSA Estimates Traffic Fatalities Continued to Decline in First Quarter of 2024

Projections show an eighth consecutive quarterly decline in traffic fatalities.

Summer Driving Tips

Summertime usually means vacations and summer road trips. Now is a good time to review summer driving safety tips

NHTSA Urges the Public to Help Prevention Child Heatstroke

A reminder, Stop. Look. Lock.


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