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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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NHTSA 18h
Today is the last day of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Join us here at NHTSA in thanking all the 911 dispatchers.
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NHTSA Apr 19
They are the first ones to answer the phone when we dial 911. Now, it’s time for you to answer the call – say thanks to all the dispatchers, it’s National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.
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NHTSA Apr 19
High, stoned, wasted, or drunk: No matter the term, impaired driving is illegal and deadly. If you’ve consumed alcohol or drugs, call a sober friend, taxi, or ride service to get you home safely. If you feel different, you drive different.
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NHTSA Apr 18
Trains keep chugging along. You shouldn’t. Stop. Trains can’t.
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NHTSA Apr 18
Thinking about using your phone while driving? Just don’t.
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NHTSA Apr 17
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NHTSA Apr 17
Mark your calendars for ESV 26! NHTSA, along with The Netherlands, will host this year’s conference in Eindhoven, Netherlands on June 10-13, 2019. The international technical conference provides unique opportunities to share innovative...
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NHTSA Apr 17
Motorcyclist deaths occurred 27 times more frequently than fatalities in other vehicles, based on 2014 fatal crash data. Share the road and ride safely.
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NHTSA Apr 16
It’s not saying, “I think I can.” It’s about knowing you shouldn’t. Stop. Trains can’t.
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NHTSA Apr 16
The dresses and tuxes are purchased and the corsages and boutonnieres are ordered. Prom season is here, and we want to make sure you and your friends – whatever your plans are – stay safe on the roads.
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NHTSA Apr 16
Since 1998, 795 children have died from being left or getting trapped in a car, including one already this year. Before exiting your vehicle, always , and if your vehicle is parked always make sure it’s locked.
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NHTSA Apr 15
Parents – you have more influence than you think. The best way to shape your teen’s – or future teen’s – driving habits is to lead by example.
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NHTSA Apr 15
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NHTSA Apr 12
Kids grow up so fast! And along with outgrowing their favorite t-shirt, they can also outgrow their current car seat. Take the opportunity now to make sure your child is in for their age and size, and visit for more info!
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NHTSA Apr 12
Mark your calendars for ESV 26! This year’s conference will be in Eindhoven, Netherlands on June 10-13, 2019. The international technical conference provides opportunities to share advances in motor vehicle safety and encourage international cooperation.
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NHTSA Apr 12
Last year, 51 children died after being left or getting trapped in a hot car – the most in recorded history. As temperatures start to climb across the country, the risk increases. When you exit your vehicle, always .
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NHTSA Apr 12
Stay alert and be on the lookout for upcoming work zones. As you approach one, slow down and pay attention to signs guiding traffic.
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NHTSA Apr 11
Deadly. Dangerous. Stupid. What other words would you use to describe distracted driving?
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NHTSA Apr 11
Safety for crews in work zones, as well as the vehicles that travel through them, is critically important. Drivers must be on watch for workers coming in and out of work zones, including flaggers who may be directing traffic patterns.
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NHTSA Apr 10
We are sure your passenger would love to lend a hand – or two!
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