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Development of the National Advanced Driving Simulator Resulted in Substantial Cost Increase and Schedule Delays
NHTSA did not effectively control the costs of the driving simulator, which grew to $80.8 million, more than twice the original estimate of $36.5 million.
Final Report on Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Program: Most Transactions Met Program Requirements, But Program Completion Activities Continue
On April 29, 2010, we issued our final report on the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save (CARS) program. The law that provided a supplemental appropriation for the program directed us to review the Department’s administration of CARS. In add
We found that NHTSA successfully implemented 20 of the 22 TREAD Act requirements, and completed development of a new safety defects information system, called ARTEMIS, in July 2004.
On February 6, 2013, we issued a final report on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Oversight of Mississippi Highway Safety Grants. This audit was requested by NHTSA.
Letter to Chairmen Rockefeller and Pryor Regarding Whether Former NHTSA Employees Exerted Undue Influence on Safety Defect Investigations
At the request of Chairman Rockefeller of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and Chairman Pryor of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance, we conducted a review of former National Highway Traffic
We reported on NHTSA’s processing of petitions to import vehicles (other than those manufactured for sale in Canada) that were not originally manufactured to comply with Federal safety standards.
On January 3, 2002, we issued our final report on NHTSA’s Office of Defects Investigation (ODI).
The Inspector General testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine on reauthorization of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century safety programs.
The IG testified before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee concerning progress made and challenges remaining as NHTSA implements the TREAD Act.
On October 6, 2011, we issued a report on NHTSA's oversight of vehicle safety. We found that NHTSA followed its established procedures in investigating unintended acceleration (UA) issues for Toyota and other manufacturers and that UA-issues affe