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Saving lives, preventing injuries, and reducing economic costs due to traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards, and enforcement.
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nhtsagov 7h
We’ve certainly grown our family in the past 50 years… Our newest additions include advanced biomechanics and measurement technologies which help improve development. What we learn from them helps to improve vehicle safety – saving more lives.
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nhtsagov 12h
Thursday: Join us on our mission to save lives. An average of 39 children suffer preventable deaths each year after being left or getting trapped in a hot car. Do your part: Spread the message.
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nhtsagov Aug 10
Backup cameras can help save lives. But you still need to walk around your vehicle before getting in and continue to use side and rearview mirrors while you back up. Learn more at .
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nhtsagov Aug 10
Over the past 50 years thanks to vehicle safety advancements, traffic crash fatalities have fallen from 52,627 to 36,560. As we look at the next 50 years, let’s work together to bring that number to zero.
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nhtsagov Aug 10
Fifty years ago, the Highway Safety Act of 1970 established the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), to carry out safety programs. Join us over the coming weeks as we share our past work and a look at where vehicle safety is headed in the future.
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nhtsagov Aug 7
📅 In 2019, Friday was the deadliest day for red light running. 🚦 The more people stay alert, the more people stay alive.
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nhtsagov Aug 7
Stout, ale, pilsner, or lager – whatever your fancy for is, remember to throw a safe sober ride home into the mix. is drunk driving.
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nhtsagov Aug 6
Lane Departure Warning systems can reduce the risk of crashes, but to be fully engaged in driving, and to check mirrors & blind spots before changing lanes. Learn more at .
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nhtsagov Aug 6
In just 10 minutes, the temperature inside a car can increase 20°, which means a “quick trip” into a store can turn deadly. Never leave your child in alone in the car – not even for a minute.
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nhtsagov Aug 6
🚨 The club you don’t want to be part of: Top 10 deadliest states for red-light running. .
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nhtsagov Aug 5
in 1914, the American Traffic Signal Company installed the first traffic signal system on the corner East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, OH. Traffic signals continue to keep us safe and save countless lives each year.
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nhtsagov Aug 4
🚦🚗💨💨 More than 3.5 million drivers ran red lights in 2019.
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nhtsagov Aug 4
Lane Departure Warning systems alert you if you drift out of your lane without using a turn signal. to stay engaged in driving and check your mirrors and blind spots before changing lanes. Learn more at .
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NCDOT Aug 3
As approaches, remember: 👉 Never drive over downed power lines, assume they are live 👉 Never drive over or around downed trees 👉 Contact utility crews if you see damage
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Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety Aug 3
An important reminder during hurricane season and on rainy days like today.
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TransportationGov Aug 3
Please do not attempt to drive your vehicle through a flooded roadway. Always remember: Turn Around, Don't Drown.
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nhtsagov Aug 3
🟢🟡🔴 In 2018, 846 people were killed and approximately 139,000 were injured in red-light running crashes. Let’s put a stop to these preventable fatalities – This National Stop on Red Week encourage your friends and family to and .
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nhtsagov Jul 31
If you see a child alone in a vehicle, don’t be afraid to take action. If the child is not responsive or in distress, immediately: ☎️ Call 911 🚗 Get them out of the car 👶 Spray the child with cool water - not an ice bath More at
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nhtsagov Jul 31
These simple steps can prevent a lifetime of regret: 🚗 Park. 👁️ Look. 🔒 Lock. When you get out of your vehicle, always check the backseat, and then lock the doors behind you.
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nhtsagov Jul 31
An unlocked car can be fatal to a young child. Tell your family, friends, and neighbors – even if you don’t have children – always lock your car. Protect kids by locking them out!
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