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The Latest

In removing major roadblock to state action on emissions standards, USDOT advances Biden-Harris Administration’s climate and jobs goals

NHTSA withdraws rule that sought to preempt States from setting their own greenhouse gas emissions standards and zero-emissions vehicle mandates.

Penalties against 5 registered importers

For violating federal safety requirements for importing vehicles.

$260M in grants for highway safety programs

The grants were possible by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Holiday impaired driving high-visibility enforcement campaigns launched

As part of the high-visibility enforcement campaigns, law enforcement officers will be working with their communities from December 17, 2021, through January 1, 2022, to take impaired drivers off the roads. 

Consumer Advisory: NHTSA’s tips for driving in winter weather

Whether it’s snow, sleet or ice, winter weather can cause extremely dangerous road conditions. To help travelers stay safe, NHTSA reminds travelers to take safety precautions before heading out.

Consumer Alert: NHTSA encourages you to report your vehicle’s safety issues

We encourage you to report any issue with your vehicle that you think could be a safety defect.

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