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NHTSA Press Releases

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Press Release Location Release Date
 
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
10 automakers equipped most of their 2018 vehicles with automatic emergency braking Washington, DC March 13, 2019
U.S. Department of Transportation Recognizes Companies for Publicly Releasing AV Safety Self-Assessments Washington, DC February 20, 2019
NHTSA Releases End-of-Year Update on Takata Air Bag Recalls Washington, DC December 21, 2018
NHTSA Awards Funding to Help Stop Drug-Impaired Driving Washington, DC December 20, 2018
NHTSA Reminds Motorists to Drive Sober this Holiday Season
Agency urges drivers not to take the risk of driving impaired
Washington, DC December 19, 2018
NHTSA Issues Final Rule to Streamline Petition Process to Advance Transportation Safety and Innovation Washington, DC December 18, 2018
U.S. Department of Transportation Releases Request for Comment (RFC) on Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) Communications Washington, DC December 18, 2018
Thanksgiving Travel Advisory: Drive Safely and Make It to the Table
Buckle up, drive sober, and pay attention
Washington, DC November 16, 2018
NHTSA Advises Motorists to Drive Sober This Thanksgiving
Holiday can be deadly without careful planning
Washington, DC November 15, 2018
NHTSA Meets with Federal and Industry Leaders to Discuss Boosting Recall Repair Rates Washington, DC November 8, 2018
NHTSA Urges Motorists to Drive Safely Near School Zones and Bus Stops Washington, DC November 2, 2018
U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issues statement on safety value of 5.9 GHz spectrum Washington, DC October 24, 2018
NHTSA directs driverless shuttle to stop transporting school children in Florida Washington, DC October 19, 2018
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issues statement about New Car Assessment Program's highest rating Washington, DC October 9, 2018
U.S. Department of Transportation Releases 'Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0' Washington, DC October 4, 2018
U.S. DOT Announces 2017 Roadway Fatalities Down Washington, DC October 3, 2018
New Car Assessment Program Public Meeting Washington, DC September 12, 2018
Consumer Advisory: NHTSA Tips to Protect Against Odometer Fraud Washington, DC September 6, 2018
EPA and DOT Announce Three Public Hearings on the Proposed SAFE Vehicles Rule Washington, DC August 28, 2018
Consumer Advisory: Protect Children Traveling To and From School Washington, DC August 20, 2018
U.S. Department of Transportation Launches New Ad Campaign to Stop Impaired Driving
Annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign ads include drug-impaired driving for the first time
Nashville August 14, 2018
U.S. DOT’s NHTSA to host public meeting on New Car Assessment Program Washington, DC August 6, 2018
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Press Releases