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 August 28, 2015, Barry Kenneth Purnell, Jr., West Hartford, Connecticut, was sentenced in Connecticut Superior Court to 8 years imprisonment, suspended after serving 9 months to be followed by 5 years of probation.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Safety Review of the Central Artery/Tunnel Project was Comprehensive, But FHWA's Oversight Approach has Shortcomings
On April 20th, we issued our report on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ safety review of the Central Artery/Tunnel (CA/T) Project and the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) oversight approach.
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
FHWA Effectively Oversees Bridge Safety, But Opportunities Exist To Enhance Guidance and Address National Risks
There are over 600,000 bridges on public roads that carry, on average, more than 4.6 billion vehicles per day.
On March 25, 2008, we issued our report on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) oversight of state highway safety programs.
FHWA Provides Sufficient Guidance and Assistance To Implement the Highway Safety Improvement Program but Could Do More To Assess Program Results
On March 26, 2013, we issued a report on the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP). We found that FHWA provides sufficient guidance and assistance to the States to implement HSIP.