National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), within the U.S. Department of Transportation, was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970, to carry out safety programs under the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 and the Highway Safety Act of 1966. NHTSA also carries out consumer programs established by the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act of 1972. NHTSA has consumer information on motor vehicle safety, crash worthiness, and recalls among other areas. OCL works with NHTSA to enforce the provisions of the federal odometer tampering statute.


Inside National Highway Traffic Safety Administration