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

NHTSA and safety partners work to end distracted driving

NHTSA and safety partners work to end distracted driving

April 5: In 2014, 3,179 people were killed and 431,000 more injured in crashes involving distracted drivers in the U.S. Details | Watch: Tyler's Story

Since August 2015, more than 7.5 million Takata air bags have been repaired

Takata air bags repaired: More than 7.5 million

Through March 11, 2016, a total of 7,522,533 defective Takata driver and passenger air bags have been repaired, and the pace of repairs is accelerating. Read More

Historic commitment by NHTSA, IIHS and 20 automakers to make automatic emergency braking standard on new vehicles is announched by NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind

NHTSA, IIHS announce commitment on automatic emergency braking

March 17: Historic agreement with 20 automakers will make AEB standard equipment on virtually all new cars no later than late 2022. Read More


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>> Latest: Several automakers expand recalls to include vehicles equipped with defective driver-side inflators | See lists of all affected vehicles by year, make and model.

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