Child Passenger Safety

Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children, and fatalities in rural areas outnumber urban areas by more than 2 to 1. ( Proper child passenger safety can reduce and even prevent these deaths. In 2012, the number of children 5 and under whose lives were saved due to restraint use was 284. (

This section provides resources for training and educating the public about child passenger safety.

Press Release

Fact Sheet

Lives Saved in 2015 by Restraint Use and Minimum-Drinking-Age Laws

NHTSA’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis has been producing annual estimates of lives saved since 1975. This fact sheet contains finding for 2015 b ... [ Read More » ]

Research Report

2015 Traffic Safety Culture Index

“This report presents the methods for the AAA Foundation’s eighth annual Traffic Safety Culture Index (a nationally representative survey, to begin to a ... [ Read More » ]

Fact Sheet


Traffic Safety Marketing

This website is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s communication resource for States, partner organizations, and highway safety profess ... [ Read More » ]