NHTSA Press Releases

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Press Release Location Release Date
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
Transportation Secretary Foxx Urges Fans to Play It Safe and Designate a Sober Driver on Super Bowl Sunday
If you’re hosting a Super Bowl party or out watching the game with friends, remember that fans don’t let fans drive drunk.
Washington, DC January 30, 2015
Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Plan to Add Two Automatic Emergency Braking Systems to Recommended Vehicle Advanced Technology Features
NHTSA plans to add two cutting-edge automatic emergency braking systems to recommended advanced safety features.
Washington, DC January 22, 2015
U.S. Department of Transportation Fines Honda $70 Million for Failing to Comply with Laws That Safeguard the Public Washington, DC January 8, 2015
NHTSA Advises Motorists to Drive Safely This Holiday Season Washington, DC December 23, 2014
U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Decline in Traffic Fatalities in 2013 Washington, DC December 19, 2014
New 'SaferRide' Mobile App and New Data Highlight Start of Annual Holiday Drunk Driving Crackdown Washington, DC December 16, 2014
NHTSA Opens Investigation into Graco’s Handling of Largest Child Seat Recall in U.S. History Washington, DC December 1, 2014
Consumer Advisory: Drive Safely During Thanksgiving Travel Washington, DC November 25, 2014
Consumer Advisory: NHTSA Urges Owners of Model Year 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty and 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Vehicles to Get Recalled Cars Fixed
Owners can confirm if their vehicle is part of the recall by using NHTSA’s free VIN look up tool on safercar.gov or by contacting Chrysler: 1-800-247-9753.
Washington, DC November 20, 2014
USDOT Calls for National Recall of Defective Takata Driver Side Air Bags Washington, DC November 18, 2014
NHTSA Fines Ferrari $3.5 Million for Failing to Submit Early Warning Reports Washington, DC October 31, 2014
Safety Advisory: Celebrating Halloween -- Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving Washington, DC October 29, 2014
Consumer Advisory: Vehicle Owners with Defective Airbags Urged to Take Immediate Action Washington, DC October 22, 2014
DOT Sec. Foxx Highlights Importance of Adult Involvement in Reducing Teen Driver Deaths on U.S. Roadways Washington, DC October 20, 2014
Safety Advisory: Look Out for Pedestrians and Bicyclists on International Walk and Bike to School Day … and Every Day! Washington, DC October 7, 2014
U.S. Department of Transportation Unveils Tools and Campaign to Increase Car Seat Safety Washington, DC September 19, 2014
U.S. Department of Transportation Unveils New, Free, Online Search Tool for Recalls Using Vehicle Identification Number Washington, DC August 20, 2014
Safety Advisory: Students and Motorists Reminded to Be Safety Conscious In and Around School Zones and Bus Stops Washington, DC August 18, 2014
U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Begin Implementation of Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications Technology Washington, DC August 18, 2014
U.S. Department of Transportation Kicks Off Nationwide 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Crackdown Washington, DC August 13, 2014
Hyundai Agrees to Pay $17.35 Million Fine in Brake Defect Case Washington, DC August 7, 2014
U.S. DOT Proposes New Regulation to Protect Motorcoach and Large Bus Passengers in Rollover Crashes Washington, DC July 30, 2014
NHTSA's Tips for Safer Summer Bicycling Washington, DC July 25, 2014
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Joins Advocates Urging Parents, Public to Ask: Where’s Baby? Look Before You Lock. Washington, DC July 24, 2014
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