General Accounting Office

HIGHWAY SAFETY: More Robust DOT Oversight of Guardrails and Other Roadside Hardware Could Further Enhance Safety

Click here to view the GAO Study Click here to visit the GAO Study Website What GAO Found The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) oversees and promotes states’ installation of crash-tested roadside safety hardware through guidance and policy directives to states and by issuing letters to roadside safety hardware developers that …

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GAO Report: Enhanced Project Management of New Information Technology Could Help Improve NHTSA’s Oversight of Safety Defects

Click here to view the GAO Report What GAO Found The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) faces several challenges in its oversight of vehicle safety defects and has initiated or proposed some actions to address them. Challenges include improving data collection and analysis, providing adequate guidance and standard business …

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