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NHTSA Road Safety Discussions

September 14 @ 10:00 am - September 17 @ 1:00 pm

NHTSA’s Occupant Protection and Impaired Driving Programs
Monday, September 14, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am (central)
This panel will discuss NHTSA’s initiatives to promote seat belt and child passenger restraint use, and the prevention of drug- and alcohol-impaired driving.
NHTSA experts will highlight current challenges and the future of these programs.
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The Evolution of NHTSA’s Defect Investigation and Recall Processes
Monday, September 14, 2020
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (central)
A look at advances in investigating vehicle and equipment defects and overseeing recalls.  
The panel will discuss new investigative risk-based processes and how record numbers of recalls are monitored.  
Examples of high-profile recalls, like Takata air bags, and emerging trends in vehicle technology will also be discussed. 
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Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services, and the National 911 Program – Critical to NHTSA’s Mission

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am (central)
The panel will discuss how NHTSA supports our law enforcement and EMS partners.  NHTSA experts will detail the critical roles Law Enforcement, EMS, and 911 play in fulfilling NHTSA’s safety mission.
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NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (central)
A discussion of how NCAP and NHTSA’s 5-Star Safety Ratings have influenced vehicle safety, the role the program plays in advancing innovation and design, and the future of NCAP. 
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The Evolution and Role of Technology in Supporting NHTSA’s Mission to Save Lives

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (central)
A showcase of NHTSA’s vehicle safety efforts that will highlight how the agency uses science, data, and engineering to inform its policy, research, and consumer education efforts to address roadway safety.
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Where the Rubber Meets the Road: NHTSA’s Regional Operations Grant Management
Thursday, September 17, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am (central)
A discussion of how NHTSA’s Grants Management and Regional Offices impact the agency’s safety efforts in the State and communities through grant administration, program delivery, and technical assistance.
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Secretary’s Remarks and Deputy Administrator’s Keynote
Thursday, September 17, 2020
11:45 am – 12:45 pm (central)
Remarks by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao and a keynote address by NHTSA Deputy Administrator James Owens.
We invite you to REGISTER FOR THE KEYNOTE EVENT

Details

Start:
September 14 @ 10:00 am
End:
September 17 @ 1:00 pm