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Press Releases



26 Results
Title Location Release Date
 
NHTSA Reminds Parents to “Look Before You Lock”

National Heatstroke Prevention Day is Sunday, May 1

Washington, DC

April 27, 2022
NHTSA Kicks Off Eighth Annual U Drive. U Text. U Pay. Campaign

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Washington, DC

April 04, 2022
USDOT Announces New Vehicle Fuel Economy Standards for Model Year 2024-2026

Standards to require fleet average of 49 mpg by 2026, save consumers money, and advance U.S. energy independence

Washington, DC

April 01, 2022
Consumer Advisory: NHTSA’s New Paid Media Campaign Educates Vehicle Owners About Safety Technologies

Drivers of newer cars have access to technologies that can help save lives

Washington, DC

March 22, 2022
Consumer Alert: NHTSA Launches New Website Feature for Critical Safety Recalls

Helps to identify vehicles with “do not drive” or fire risk recalls

Washington, DC

March 17, 2022
NHTSA Announces 2022 Public Service Awards at Lifesavers Conference

Washington, DC

March 14, 2022
Don’t Test Your Luck This St. Patrick’s Day

If you drink, plan a sober ride!

Washington, DC

March 11, 2022
NHTSA Finalizes First Occupant Protection Safety Standards for Vehicles Without Driving Controls

Historic step assures the same high level of occupant crash protection is maintained for passengers of vehicles equipped with automated driving systems

Washington, DC

March 10, 2022
NHTSA Finalizes Rule to Improve Auto Accessibility for People with Disabilities

Rule increases access to rental cars, simplifies transportation of wheelchairs and power scooters

Washington, DC

March 09, 2022
NHTSA Proposes Significant Updates to Five-Star Safety Ratings Program

Public invited to comment on proposed improvements, including new recommended vehicle safety features, consumer resources

Washington, DC

March 03, 2022