If you’re not utilizing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Safercar.gov website, you’re missing out on a wealth of information. Safercar.gov has resources, tools and news to keep you abreast of the latest automobile safety topics. In addition to their Recall VIN Lookup tool, they also have a variety of resources for parents, car shoppers, car owners, drivers and motorists of all kinds.
Automobile Industry Safety News
Safercar.gov posts the latest news about automobile safety research and statistics. Consumers can find information on traffic safety data and recall completion updates. They recently reported on the NHTSA’s Safe Cars Save Lives bus tour, which traveled through four different states over the summer.
Information for Vehicle Shoppers
If you’re currently in the market for a new or used automobile, you need to check safercar.gov first. You’ll find the latest reports on five-star crash safety ratings, tires, rollover prevention technology, air bags and other important information that will impact your car-buying decision.
Check for Recalls on Your Vehicle
With an unprecedented number of automobile recalls in the past two years, authorities are recommending car owners check their vehicle’s recall status regularly. You can use Safercar.gov’s VIN Lookup Tool. All you need is your car’s VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) and a couple of minutes. Since more vehicles have been added to existing recalls in just the past couple of months, it’s a good idea to make a regular habit out of checking your vehicle’s VIN.
Resources for Parents
Finally, Safercar.gov has a ton of great resources for parents. From infant car seat information to teen-driver safety topics, the website is full of information and helpful tips for conscientious parents. Parents of teen drivers will also find vital resources for improving the safety of their children behind the wheel.
Car Accidents in San Diego
After any type of car accident due to somebody else’s dangerous, negligent or distracted behavior, it’s important to speak with a personal injury attorney about your case as soon as possible. Car accidents can leave victims feeling like they’re out of options and wondering how they’re going to pay expensive medical bills. If you have been injured or if you have lost a loved one in a car accident in San Diego, along the Central Coast or in any of the surrounding areas, contact the skilled and proven team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. at 1.800.GO.HARRIS.