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
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
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
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
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recognized the 2020 Chrysler Voyager, which will include a fleet-only model, with a five-star overall safety rating.
November 7, 2019
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is seeking public comment about possibly permitting camera-based rear visibility systems to be used as an alternative to inside and outside rearview mirrors on heavy-duty vehicles.
October 30, 2019
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
Highway fatalities decreased by 2.4% last year, dropping from 37,473 lost lives in 2017 to 36,560 deaths in 2018, according to NHTSA.
October 22, 2019
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's overhaul of its federally mandated crash-testing program in 2020 will cover a wide spectrum of safety methods and procedures, the agency has announced.
October 17, 2019
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is seeking public and industry input on whether or not camera-based rear visibility systems should be permitted to replace inside and outside rear- and side-view mirrors.
October 10, 2019
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has granted five non-governmental organizations $1.8 million for diverse initiatives aimed at improving safety on the nation's highways.
October 8, 2019
Recall Clarity leverages billions of records from over ten thousand data sources to help recall customer outreach teams identify, locate, and contact the right owner of those hard to find recalled vehicles.
August 28, 2019
The National Highway Traffic Safety Association has launched its 2019 national impaired-driving enforcement campaign, which includes a $13 million media blitz that runs through the Labor Day holiday weekend, which is one of the deadliest times of the year for roadway travelers.
August 19, 2019
Heidi King, deputy administrator for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is planning to leave the agency as soon as next week.
August 9, 2019
On average, a pedestrian died every 88 minutes in 2017 — accounting for 16% of all traffic fatalities, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
July 29, 2019