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Atlas & Atlas Cross Sport Receive Highest Overall NHTSA Safety Rating
Traffic Fatalities Continue Annual Declines

Traffic Fatalities Continue Annual Declines

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has found that traffic fatalities fell 2% in 2019, and early 2020 estimates show another 2% decline, though vehicle miles traveled this year dropped 16.6% year-over-year.

October 5, 2020

NHTSA Launches Vehicle Recall Alert App

NHTSA Launches Vehicle Recall Alert App

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) launched a redesigned mobile app, SaferCar, that automatically checks whether a recall is issued and alerts users when a recall occurs.

September 2, 2020

NHTSA Gives 11 Volvo 2021 Cars 5-Star Safety Ratings

NHTSA Gives 11 Volvo 2021 Cars 5-Star Safety Ratings

The 5-Star Safety Ratings program evaluates how vehicles perform in crash tests. NHTSA conducts frontal, side and rollover tests because these types account for the majority of crashes on America's roadways.

August 19, 2020

Traffic Fatalities Decreased in 2019
NHTSA Gives 2020 Hyundai Sonata 5-Star Safety Rating

NHTSA Gives 2020 Hyundai Sonata 5-Star Safety Rating

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently gave the 2020 Hyundai Sonata, and Sonata Hybrid, its 5-star overall safety rating—the highest rating a vehicle can receive.

April 27, 2020

2020 Hyundai Palisade Draws Top Safety Score
NHTSA Looks Toward Autonomous Car Safety Standards
NHTSA Grants $562M to States for Highway Safety

NHTSA Grants $562M to States for Highway Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has awarded $562 million in grants to Offices of Highway Safety to fund various initiatives that address impaired driving, promote seat belt use, enhance pedestrian and bicyclist safety, and improve overall roadway safety.

February 19, 2020

Study Ranks Worst Cities for Speeding

Study Ranks Worst Cities for Speeding

North Las Vegas, Nevada ranked as the worst city in the nation for speeding with 53.9% of all traffic fatalities involving speeding.

February 6, 2020

GM Recalls 800,000+ Pickups, Other Vehicles

GM Recalls 800,000+ Pickups, Other Vehicles

General Motors has issued two separate safety recalls for brake and battery issues that cover over 800,000 vehicles, including 2020 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups.

December 19, 2019

NHTSA's Speeding Plan Needs High Tech, IIHS Says

NHTSA's Speeding Plan Needs High Tech, IIHS Says

The institute believes the agency should direct resources to encouraging the use of automated enforcement and provide incentives to automakers to install intelligent speed adaptation technology that alerts speeding drivers or automatically slows the vehicle to ensure compliance with speed limits.

November 8, 2019

Chrysler Voyager Van Snags Five-Star NHTSA Rating
NHTSA Asks Trucking to Comment on Rearview Cameras Replacing Mirrors
Drunk Driving Fatalities Drop 3.6%

Drunk Driving Fatalities Drop 3.6%

In 2018, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports 10,511 people lost their lives in collisions involving drunk driving as compared with 10,908 in 2017, representing a 3.6% decrease.

October 29, 2019