The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970 and is dedicated to achieving the highest standards of excellence in motor vehicle and highway safety. It works daily to help prevent crashes and their attendant costs, both human and financial. On their website, there are authoritative resources for a range of safety considerations. You can find helpful information at these links below:

Driving Safety

Vehicle Safety

Vehicle Safety Research

Laws and Regulations