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NHTSA Press Releases

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Press Release Location Release Date
 
U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Public Comment on Automated Driving System Safety Principles
Publishes an advance notice of proposed rulemaking on ADS safety framework
Washington, DC November 19, 2020
NHTSA Consumer Alert: Important Chevrolet Bolt Recall for Fire Risk
Owners Should Park Their Vehicles Outside Until They Are Repaired
Washington, DC November 13, 2020
U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Click It or Ticket Enforcement Mobilization
Runs November 9-29 to Remind Americans to Buckle Up, Obey Seat Belt Laws
Washington, DC November 9, 2020
Consumer Alert: Repair Your Safety Recalls Now Washington, DC October 19, 2020
NHTSA Announces MY2021 Vehicles for NCAP Crashworthiness and ADAS Testing
One MY2020 vehicle to also be tested
Washington, DC October 14, 2020
U.S. Department of Transportation Kicks Off Annual U Drive. U Text. U Pay. Campaign Washington, DC October 8, 2020
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Launches 'Stop. Trains Can’t.' Awareness Campaign to Save Lives at Railroad Grade Crossings
$6.6 million nationwide campaign runs through November 8
Washington, DC October 6, 2020
2019 Fatality Data Show Continued Annual Decline in Traffic Deaths
Second Quarter 2020 Projections Show Reduced Overall Fatalities | Trends Toward Risky Driving Behaviors During Public Health Crisis Are Cause for Concern
Washington, DC October 1, 2020
U.S. Department of Transportation Designates October as National Pedestrian Safety Month
Each week highlights important safety measures to protect pedestrians
Washington, DC September 29, 2020
NHTSA Announces Major Improvements to Child Passenger Safety Washington, DC September 24, 2020
NHTSA To Host Workshops on Traffic Safety Washington, DC September 22, 2020
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
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