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NHTSA Press Releases

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Press Release Location Release Date
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
U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1.8 Million to Enhance Highway Safety Washington, DC October 2, 2019
NHTSA Announces Final Rule on Electronic Odometer Disclosures Washington, DC September 17, 2019
NHTSA Advises Motorists to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
Nationwide enforcement of drug- and alcohol-impaired driving laws through Labor Day
Washington, DC August 14, 2019
Departments of Commerce and Transportation Announce $109 Million in Grants to Modernize 911 Services for States and Tribal Nations Washington, DC August 9, 2019
NHTSA and NSC: Learn How to Prevent Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke Deaths
Sharing tips to protect children, prevent tragedies on National Heatstroke Prevention Day
Itasca, Ill. July 31, 2019
Safety Advisory: NHTSA urges Americans to NEVER leave children unattended in a vehicle as forecasts warn of dangerous heat wave July 18, 2019
U.S. Department of Transportation, IACP Announce $2.3 Million Grant Program to Combat Drug-Impaired Driving Washington, DC July 15, 2019
NHTSA Deputy Administrator King to Congress: SAFE Vehicles Rule Will Put More Americans In Newer, Safer Cars and Trucks Washington, DC June 20, 2019
U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Input on Testing Vehicles with Automated Driving Systems Technologies Washington, DC May 22, 2019
NHTSA and FRA Launch Rail Crossing Safety Campaign Washington, DC April 18, 2019
NHTSA Announces the 2019 Public Service Award Recipients at Lifesavers Conference
11 awards presented for outstanding leadership and service in the field of highway safety
Washington, DC April 1, 2019
U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Public Comment on GM and Nuro Automated Vehicle Petitions Washington, DC March 15, 2019
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