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Automated Vehicles Policy announced

Sept. 20: Industry leaders, experts in the field, state governments, the public, and safety advocates were consulted in developing the policy.

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Federal Automated Vehicles Policy announced

NHTSA kicks off Child Passenger Safety Week,
Sept. 18-24

Campaign highlights the importance of buckling up kids, and National Seat Check Saturday helps parents make sure seats are used correctly

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Child Passenger Safety Week – Sept. 18-24 – highlights the importance of buckling kids up, and National Seat Check Saturday helps parents make sure they are used correctly

Takata air bags repaired: More than 10.6 million

Through September 9, a total of 10,683,680 defective Takata driver and passenger air bags have been repaired. Details

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Takata air bags repaired: More than 10.6 million

Traffic fatalities up sharply in 2015 to 35,092

White House and DOT issue call to action to data scientists and public health experts as 2,348 more people died in crashes than in 2014

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NHTSA data shows traffic deaths up sharply in 2015

Takata Recalls

Latest: Inflators in certain 2001-2003 Hondas and Acuras show a far higher risk of ruptures. | Sign up for Recall Alerts to be notified when you can search for vehicles affected by this recall.
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Sept. 20, 2016: Federal Automated Vehicles Policy news conference

Rescuing toddler locked in hot car

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Dr. Mark R. Rosekind on automated vehicle technology: If we wait for perfect, we’ll be waiting for a very, very long time

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