NHTSA releases 2017 Summer Driving Tips

Some tips to ensure a safer road trip

It’s that time when we hit the roads with friends and family for summer vacation. Before you drive off, check out our summer travel safety tips so you’ll stay safer and maybe prevent the cost of an unexpected repair. Read More

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Always remember that distracted driving kills

You've got one job, and that's to drive safely. So make a positive, lifesaving change that will make you safer year-round. Before you start the car, shut down your phone. Read More

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Heatstroke kills, and it can happen to anyone

Since 1998, 701 children have died due to heatstroke after being left or trapped in a hot vehicle. Know the facts and protect your kids. Read More

 

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TAKATA RECALL UPDATE

>> As of May 26, 16,238,577 air bags have been repaired. Sign up for our Recall Alerts to be notified when you can search for all vehicles affected by this recall.
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