NHTSA Releases their latest study :
A Fresh Look At Driver Education in America
The following letter is from NHTSA Administrator David Strickland following the National ADTSEA 2011 Conference last summer in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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NHTSA's Administrator David L. Strickland David L. Strickland is the fourteenth Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). As the country's top automotive safety official, Mr. Strickland is committed to supporting NHTSA's longstanding mission of reducing crash-related injuries and fatalities while ensuring the highest standards of safety on the nation's roadways. Since being sworn into office on January 4, 2010, Mr. Strickland has overseen the development of the first national fuel efficiency program, helped establish ejection mitigation requirements for automakers, and brought national public focus to child passenger safety issues including the threat of heat stroke from hot cars and back-over deaths and injuries.
Mr. Strickland oversees the broad range of vehicle safety and policy making programs under NHTSA's jurisdiction — including setting vehicle safety standards, investigating possible safety defects, and tracking safety-related recalls; establishing and enforcing regulations on fuel economy; investigating odometer fraud and publishing vehicle theft data. He also leads the agency in its efforts to educate communities on the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol, encouraging seat belt use, and addressing pedestrian safety concerns, among other issues. Under Mr. Strickland's leadership, NHTSA is spearheading innovative research and data analysis while providing states and community partners with a variety of resources critical to occupant protection and highway safety.
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