National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

What does National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) mean?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of Department of Transportation, whose goal is to prevent vehicle-related injuries and save lives. The NHTSA was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970, as the successor to the National Highway Safety Bureau.

The tasks of the NHTSA include setting and enforcing safety performance standards for motor vehicles and equipment, helping state and local governments conduct effective local highway safety programs, investigating safety defects in motor vehicles, and setting and enforcing fuel economy standards. The NHTSA also helps states reduce the threat of drunk drivers and conducts research for traffic safety and driver's behavior. Additionally, they promote seat belt safety, child safety seat usage, investigate odometer fraud, and establish and enforce vehicle anti-theft regulations.

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