Tag: NHTSA

  • January 14th, 2022

Each year, St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated with city parades, funny leprechaun hats, and plenty of green beer. Unfortunately, it often ends with risky drunk drivers taking to the streets when the parties end. Drunk driving accounts for nearly one-third of vehicle-related fatalities in the United States. This St. Patrick’s Day, please remember that Buzzed Driving Is […]

  • January 6th, 2022

Each year, the Super Bowl garners millions of viewers, with many taking the opportunity to cheer on their favored team with a night out or by attending a party. To help keep Americans safe on the roads, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reminding football enthusiasts that Fans Don’t […]

  • November 29th, 2021

In 2009, the EMS community came together to create the original National EMS Education Standards (the Standards). This represented a major step toward realizing the vision put forth in the 1996 EMS Agenda for the Future and was further outlined in the EMS Education Agenda for the Future: A Systems Approach four years later. This […]

  • November 17th, 2021

At the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, we are dedicated to keeping everyone safe on the road. Part of that responsibility is identifying safety-related defects in vehicles and equipment, promoting awareness of these safety defects, and urging vehicle owners to repair open recalls. We also look closely at every complaint we receive. Unrepaired vehicle recalls […]

  • September 27th, 2021

This Halloween, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is teaming up with local officials to help remind drivers: If You Feel Different, You Drive Different. As marijuana laws change throughout the country, it’s important to remember that drug-impaired driving is illegal everywhere in America. If you plan to drive, refrain […]

  • August 30th, 2021

If you ride a motorcycle, you already know how much fun riding can be. Make it a point to not only have fun, but to never ride while impaired. Motorcycle riders are overrepresented in deadly drunk driving crashes. In 2019, motorcyclists once again had the highest percentage of drunk operators compared to operators of other vehicles, […]

  • August 23rd, 2021

GM is expanding the current Chevrolet Bolt recall to include model year 2017-2022 Chevrolet Bolt vehicles. With this expansion, all Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles are now recalled due to the risk of the high-voltage battery pack catching fire. The recall applies to all Bolt vehicles, including those that may have received an earlier recall repair […]

  • August 11th, 2021

The NHTSA Office of EMS has collaborated with partners at the federal, state and local levels to support the EMS and 911 response to COVID-19 since the virus first appeared in the US in early 2020. Below are links and downloads with the latest information and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, the HHS/FEMA […]