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NHTSA Press Releases

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Press Release Location Release Date
 
NHTSA Highlights Importance of Car Seats and Child Passenger Safety
Many Communities Now Offering Virtual Child Seat Checks and Inspections
Washington, DC September 21, 2020
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Launch of AV TEST Online Tracking Tool Washington, DC September 2, 2020
NHTSA Launches SaferCar App to Deliver Safety Info to the Public
App automatically checks and alerts you to safety issues
Washington, DC August 27, 2020
Department of Transportation Reminds Everyone to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Washington, DC August 19, 2020
Consumer Advisory: NHTSA Urges Motorists to Drive Sober This Fourth of July Washington, DC July 2, 2020
U.S. Department of Transportation Launches $3 Million Public Safety Campaign to Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths in Hot Cars
Holds Heatstroke Safety Forum With Safety Advocates
Washington, DC July 1, 2020
Consumer Advisory: NHTSA Offers Summer Safety Road Tips Washington, DC June 17, 2020
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces First Participants in New Automated Vehicle Initiative Web Pilot to Improve Safety, Testing, Public Engagement Washington, DC June 15, 2020
Consumer Advisory: Warning to Harbor Freight Jack Stand Users Washington, DC May 28, 2020
NHTSA Announces Grant Program to Help States Inform Vehicle Owners About Safety Recalls Washington, DC May 7, 2020
Early Estimates of 2019 Motor Vehicle Traffic Data Show Reduced Fatalities for Third Consecutive Year Washington, DC May 5, 2020
Consumer Advisory: Do Not Use or Purchase ‘Little Passenger Seat’ Aftermarket Benches Washington, DC April 21, 2020
U.S. DOT and EPA Put Safety and American Families First with Final Rule on Fuel Economy Standards Washington, DC March 31, 2020
NHTSA Issues First-Ever Proposal to Modernize Occupant Protection Safety Standards for Vehicles Without Manual Controls Washington, DC March 17, 2020
NHTSA Announces Awardees of 2020 Public Service Awards Washington, DC March 16, 2020
NHTSA Announces Release of $562 Million in Highway Safety Grants Washington, DC February 13, 2020
NHTSA Grants Nuro Exemption Petition for Low-Speed Driverless Vehicle Washington, DC February 6, 2020
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Further Reductions in Roadway Fatalities in First 9 Months of 2019 Washington, DC December 20, 2019
NHTSA Announces Mercedes Benz USA Settlement Agreement Washington, DC December 18, 2019
NHTSA Announces Update to Historic AEB Commitment by 20 Automakers Washington, DC December 17, 2019
NHTSA to Motorists: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
Rolls out Nationwide Impaired Driving Campaign Through New Year’s Day
Kansas City, Mo. December 10, 2019
U.S. DOT Officials, Colorado Safety Community Promote Vision Zero Effort Denver, Colo. December 3, 2019
Safety Advisory: NHTSA Urges Parents and Caregivers Not to Use or Purchase Car Seats That Don’t Comply With U.S. Standards Washington, DC November 13, 2019
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Further Decreases in Roadway Fatalities
Fatalities are down for the second straight year
Washington, DC October 22, 2019
NHTSA Announces Coming Upgrades to New Car Assessment Program Washington, DC October 16, 2019
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