Category Archives: Campaign Materials

2021 National Theft Prevention Month – July

July is National Vehicle Prevention Month. To help vehicle owners keep their cars safe, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is continuing its annual Vehicle Theft Prevention Campaign. In 2019 alone, nearly three quarters of a million motor vehicles were stolen in the United States, costing vehicle owners more than $6 billion. Motor vehicles include…
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2021 Heatstroke Prevention

National Child Heatstroke Prevention campaign runs April28, 2021 thru September 26, 2021  Heatstroke is one  of the leading causes of vehicular not-in-traffic non-crash-related deaths for children under 14. In fact, each year, an average of 39 children have died from heatstroke since 1998. Sadly, these are the current statistics: - Child vehicular heatstroke fatalities in 2020…
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420 DRUG-IMPAIRED DRIVING PREVENTION CAMPAIGN APRIL 20, 2021

Although its origins are uncertain, April 20th (more commonly known as 420) has become synonymous with marijuana use and, in some circles, the date is a marijuana “holiday.” On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, there will likely be an increase in marijuana use. NHTSA is teaming up with State and local traffic safety advocates to spread…
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2021 March 8-12 – Vehicle Safety Recalls Week

NHTSA manages vehicle safety recalls, sets vehicle safety standards, and requires automakers to recall vehicles that have safety defects or do not meet those standards. During Vehicle Safety Recalls Week, NHTSA wants to increase awareness of the urgency of safety recalls and to encourage the driving public to check and see if there’s an open…
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