NHTSA Press Releases

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Press Release Location Release Date
U.S DOT extends federal oversight of General Motors Washington, DC May 21, 2015
DOT takes action to address unsafe motorcycle helmets Washington, DC May 20, 2015
NHTSA urges motorists to wear seat belts for safety Washington, DC May 19, 2015
Department of Transportation announces steps to address Takata air bag defects Washington, DC May 19, 2015
DOT Announces Fiat Chrysler Public Hearing and Issues Special Order
NHTSA has concerns about 20 recalls and sets public hearing date for July 2.
Washington, DC May 18, 2015
Consumer Advisory: Bicycle Safety in May, and Every Day
Bicyclists and motorists urged to share the road with a ‘Safety First’ focus.
Washington, DC May 15, 2015
Transportation Sec. Foxx announces steps to accelerate road safety innovation Washington, DC May 13, 2015
DOT Sec. Foxx Appoints New Members to the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council Washington, DC May 12, 2015
NHTSA urges parents and caregivers to prevent child heatstroke deaths Washington, DC May 11, 2015
Consumer Advisory: Safely 'Share the Road' With Motorcyclists
Safe-riding practices, helmet use and cooperation from all drivers will reduce fatalities and injuries on our nation’s highways.
Washington, DC May 7, 2015
NHTSA Advises Owners of Certain Ford Fiesta, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ Vehicles to Take Safety Precautions
Defective latches could allow certain vehicle doors to open unexpectedly.
Washington, DC April 30, 2015
U.S. DOT Hosts Workshop to Boost Recall Completion Rates
NHTSA workshop input will be used to identify best practices and new approaches for improving the recall process.
Washington, DC April 28, 2015
NHTSA Earth Day Event Highlights Benefits of Vehicle Fuel Economy Washington, DC April 21, 2015
NHTSA Safety Advisory: Preventing Brake Pipe Failure Due to Corrosion in Older Vehicles
Model year 2007 and earlier vehicles may be susceptible to brake pipe corrosion that can occur after seven to eight years of exposure to winter road salts.
Washington, DC April 9, 2015
NHTSA Closes Investigation into Brake-Line Failures
NHTSA issues safety advisory on preventing undercarriage corrosion.
Washington, DC April 9, 2015
U Drive. U Text. U Pay. Campaign Cracks Down on Distracted Driving Washington, DC April 2, 2015
U.S Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $10 Million Civil Penalty Against Child Car Seat Manufacturer Washington, DC March 20, 2015
NHTSA Honors the Contributions of Dedicated Safety Champions at Annual Lifesavers Conference Washington, DC March 16, 2015
Consumer Advisory: This St. Patrick’s Day Designate a Sober Driver Washington, DC March 13, 2015
U.S. DOT Launches First-Ever National Tween Seat Belt Advertising Campaign Washington, DC March 12, 2015
U.S Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Order to Preserve Defective Takata Air Bag Inflators for Ongoing Federal Investigation
NHTSA issues order requiring Takata to preserve all air bag inflators removed through the recall process as evidence.
Washington, DC February 25, 2015
U.S Transportation Secretary Foxx Calls on Congress to Authorize New Enforcement Tools for NHTSA and Levies Fine on Takata Washington, DC February 20, 2015
DOT Announces Civil Penalty, Increased Oversight for Wheelchair Lift Manufacturer Washington, DC February 6, 2015
NHTSA Releases Two New Studies on Impaired Driving on U.S. Roads Washington, DC February 6, 2015
Previously Recalled Vehicle Remedies Not Working as Designed; NHTSA Announces Follow up Recall of 2.12 Million Cars and SUVs Washington, DC January 31, 2015
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