NHTSA Press Releases
|Press Release||Location||Release Date|
|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|
NHTSA Data Shows Traffic Deaths up 7.7 Percent in 2015
In response to early estimates showing traffic fatality increases, NHTSA convened a series of six regional safety summits with key stakeholders.
|Washington, DC||July 1, 2016|
|NHTSA: New test data on particular subset of Takata air bag inflators shows substantially higher risk||Washington, DC||June 30, 2016|
|Effective Today: New Federal law for recalled rental cars protects consumers from vehicle safety defects||Washington, DC||June 1, 2016|
|NHTSA kicks off 'Click It or Ticket' campaign as traffic fatalities rise||Washington, DC||May 12, 2016|
|U.S. Department of Transportation expands and accelerates Takata air bag inflator recall to protect American drivers and passengers||Washington, DC||May 4, 2016|
|New U.S. DOT proposed safety standard establishes additional safety for motorcoach and large bus occupants||Washington, DC||April 25, 2016|
|U.S. Department of Transportation convenes aviation and automobile industry forum on safety||Washington, DC||April 22, 2016|