NHTSA Summer Driving Tips

Focus on Safety: Cool tips for a safe summer trip

Prevention and planning take time up front, but will spare you from dealing with the consequences of a breakdown — or a crash — down the road. Read More

NHTSA launches 2016 'Click It or Ticket' national safety campaign

May 12: NHTSA launches 2016 'Click It or Ticket' national safety campaign

In 2014, seat belts in passenger cars saved an estimated 12,802 lives. From 2010 to 2014, seat belts saved an estimated 63,000 lives. Read the News Release | Click It or Ticket site | En Español

Takata air bag inflator recalls

May 4: NHTSA expands and accelerates Takata air bag inflator recall

Action by agency will phase in recall of additional 35-40 million inflators through 2019. Read the News Release | Complete Takata information

Takata air bag inflator recall completion rates - 04222016

Takata air bags repaired: More than 8.1 million

Through April 22, a total of 8,168,860 defective Takata driver and passenger air bags have been repaired, and the pace of repairs continues to accelerate. Read More

April 8, 2016: NHTSA hosts first public meeting on automated vehicles

April 27: NHTSA hosts public meeting on automated vehicles

Meeting in Stanford, Calif., is latest in agency's effort to develop guidelines for safe deployment of automated safety technology. Read More


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>> May 4: Expansion of recalls will phase in another 35-40 million inflators through 2019. Sign up for our Recall Alerts to be notified when you can search for all vehicles affected by this recall.
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