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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Advocates Urges New York State Senate to Enact Used Car Safety Bill

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This legislation will help eliminate the dangerous and potentially deadly problem of unrepaired recalls which is especially critical as vehicle safety recalls continue to proliferate. Nearly 35 million vehicles were subject to recall in 2021, according to the latest data available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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Statement on New Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Ratings Program for Seat Belt Reminders

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Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) commends the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for implementing a new ratings program on seat belt reminder systems in passenger vehicles.  The evaluations provide invaluable information to consumers seeking the safest seat belt reminder systems.  The IIHS estimates up to 1,500 lives a year could be saved by improved seat belt reminders.

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Statement on Revisions to Rules for Protecting Occupants in Vehicles with Automated Driving Systems (ADS)

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Streamlining compliance with federal motor vehicle safety standards (FMVSS) for auto manufacturers should not sacrifice the safety of everyone in and around the cars they’re selling.  At a bare minimum, vehicles with ADS must be required to provide the same levels of occupant protection required in passenger vehicles.

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Joint Statement on Proposed Update of U.S. NCAP

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2022 CONTACT: Allison Kennedy / Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety / akennedy@saferoads.org / 360-281-7033 (C) Joint Statement on Proposed Update of U.S. New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…

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