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Press Releases

32 Results
Title Location Release Date
Consumer Alert: NHTSA Encourages You to Report Your Vehicle’s Safety Issues

Washington, DC

November 15, 2021
NHTSA Makes Its First Ever Whistleblower Award

Over $24M to whistleblower who provided key information on Hyundai/Kia safety concerns

Washington, DC

November 09, 2021
Consumer Alert: Set Your Clocks Back, Check for Safety Recalls

Washington, DC

November 04, 2021
NHTSA Hosts Virtual Press Event to Focus on Native American Traffic Safety

Nationally, Native Americans experience higher death rates from traffic crashes than any other race or ethnic group 

Washington, DC

November 02, 2021
USDOT Releases New Data Showing That Road Fatalities Spiked in First Half of 2021

Secretary Buttigieg calls rising traffic deaths a crisis and calls for cooperation among all levels of government, industry, and advocacy to change course

Washington, DC

October 28, 2021
NHTSA Announces MY 2022 Vehicles for 5-Star Safety Ratings Tests

Includes largest number of EV models ever, additional vehicles to be tested to verify performance of advanced driver assistance systems

Washington, DC

October 14, 2021
NHTSA and FHWA Celebrate National Pedestrian Safety Month

Launch Communications Resources for Partners and Stakeholders

Washington, DC

October 04, 2021
NHTSA Launches Spanish-Language Website, NHTSA en Español

Agency making its consumer safety information more accessible to Spanish speakers

Washington, DC

September 15, 2021
NHTSA Releases Q1 2021 Fatality Estimates, New Edition of 'Countermeasures That Work'

Guide to help local highway safety professionals improve safety

Washington, DC

September 02, 2021
Consumer Alert: Subaru Issues Do Not Drive, Recall on Select MY21 Impreza Vehicles

Affected owners advised not to drive vehicles until recall repair is completed

September 01, 2021