NHTSA launches virtual reality 'Last Call 360 Experience'

NHTSA urges all to 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' over holiday period

Dec. 14: Agency also announces funding for innovative DADSS technology to end drunk driving, and launches mobile 'Last Call 360' virtual reality experience. Read More

NHTSA proposes rule to advance V2V communications technology

NHTSA proposes rule to advance vehicle-to-vehicle communications

Dec. 13: Ability for cars to 'talk' with each other has potential to prevent hundreds of thousands of crashes every year Read More

Takata air bags repaired: More than 12.4 million

Takata air bags repaired: More than 12.4 million

Through December 2, a total of 12,487,086 defective Takata driver and passenger air bags have been repaired. Details | Sign up for Recall Alerts to be notified should your vehicle be affected by this recall.

NHTSA  proposes guidelines to address driver distraction caused by mobile devices in vehicles

Guidelines proposed to address driver distraction caused by mobile devices

Nov. 23: NHTSA's Phase 2 proposals encourage electronic device developers to design products that reduce potential for driver distraction. Read More

Seat belt use in U.S. reaches historic 90%

Use of seat belts in U.S. reaches historic 90-percent level

Lives saved estimated at nearly 345,000 since 1975, with nearly 14,000 lives saved just in 2015 alone. This is highest highest level since NHTSA began regular national surveys in 1994. Read More


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