Definitions for "NHTSA"
Keywords:  highway, safety, fmvss, traffic, recall
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Administration was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970 (23 U.S.C. 401 note). The Administration was established to carry out a congressional mandate to reduce the mounting number of deaths, injuries, and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes on the Nation's highways and to provide motor vehicle damage susceptibility and ease of repair information, motor vehicle inspection demonstrations and protection of purchasers of motor vehicles having altered odometers, and to provide average standards for greater vehicle mileage per gallon of fuel for vehicles under 10,000 pounds (gross vehicle weight). (OFR1)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. An agency of the Department of Transportation responsible for establishing and enforcing highway safety regulations.
An acronym for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is the federal body that is responsible for regulating child restraints in the United States.