National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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The US government agency in the US Department of Transportation that receives and implements recommendations about measures aimed at reducing death, injury, and financial costs attributable to traffic crashes, i.e., enhancing highway safety. Examples of its initiatives include action against driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, drafting legislation on automobile seat belt and motorcycle crash helmet use, mandatory recall of automobiles when defective design features are discovered, and education on road traffic safety. See http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/ for details.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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