NHTSA Press Releases

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Press Release Location Release Date
NHTSA Announces Annual Public Service Awards Charlotte, NC March 27, 2017
DOT Launches New Railroad Crossing Safety Ad Campaign Washington, DC January 13, 2017
U.S. DOT Reboots NHTSA.gov, Providing Valuable New Auto and Road Safety Features For Consumer Washington, DC December 21, 2016
U.S. DOT urges public to ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ and announces funding for innovative technology to end drunk driving Washington, DC December 14, 2016
Traveling the three lanes on the Road to Zero
NHTSA's new strategic plan, The Road Ahead, is an approach that could lead to an America free of motor vehicle fatalities.
Washington, DC December 13, 2016
U.S. DOT advances deployment of Connected Vehicle Technology to prevent hundreds of thousands of crashes Washington, DC December 13, 2016
U.S. DOT accelerates replacements of Takata air bag inflators Washington, DC December 9, 2016
U.S. DOT issues consent order and fines up to $1 million to Ride the Ducks International, LLC Washington, DC December 6, 2016
U.S. DOT proposes guidelines to address driver distraction caused by mobile devices in vehicles Washington, DC November 23, 2016
Seat belt use in U.S. reaches historic 90 percent Washington, DC November 21, 2016
NHTSA sets 'Quiet Car' safety standard to protect pedestrians Washington, DC November 14, 2016
U.S. DOT announces public meeting on Federal Automated Vehicles Policy Washington, DC November 1, 2016
USDOT announces Volvo Truck recall achieves 100 percent completion Washington, DC October 31, 2016
U.S. DOT issues Federal guidance to the automotive industry for improving motor vehicle cybersecurity Washington, DC October 24, 2016
NHTSA confirms 11th U.S. fatality tied to rupture of Takata air bag inflator Washington, DC October 20, 2016
U.S. DOT and Safety Partners Highlight Teen Driver Safety Week Events
Officials hold events across country to address teen driver safety and to remind parents of "5 to Drive" safety principles for young drivers.
Washington, DC October 17, 2016
U.S. DOT, National Safety Council Launch 'Road to Zero' Coalition to End Roadway Fatalities
New partnership aims to end traffic fatalities within the next 30 years.
Washington, DC October 3, 2016
U.S. DOT issues Federal Policy for safe testing and deployment of automated vehicles Washington, DC September 20, 2016
NHTSA highlights seat belts and car seats during Child Passenger Safety Week Washington, DC September 19, 2016
Motorists Reminded to 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' This Labor Day
NHTSA warns all motorists traveling during the Labor Day holiday to ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’.
Washington, DC September 1, 2016
Traffic fatalities up sharply in 2015 Washington, DC August 29, 2016
U.S. DOT Proposes Speed Limiters for Large Commercial Vehicles
Speed limiters for large commercial vehicles could save lives and more than $1 billion in fuel each year.
Washington, DC August 26, 2016
EPA and DOT Finalize Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks
Standards address second largest segment of U.S. transportation in terms of emissions and energy use
Washington, DC August 16, 2016
NHTSA Kicks Off ‘Safe Cars Save Lives’ Bus Tour, August 9-13
Bus tour provides consumers with free safety checks for vehicle recalls, tire inflation, car seat installation and heatstroke prevention at each stop.
Washington, DC August 2, 2016
Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Transportation, and California’s Air Resources Board Issue Draft Technical Assessment Report of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Economy Standards for Model Year 2022-2025 Cars and Light Trucks Washington, DC July 18, 2016
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