Unprocessed Federal Safety Regulations

According to the Associated Press analysis, this is one of more than 12 vehicle safety regulations that are currently several years behind. The ever-growing number of dockets has been one of the greatest challenges for federal agencies since its inception in 1970. At this time, public pressure led by safety activist Ralph Nader spurred NHTSA’s mission: “Saving lives, preventing injuries and reducing the economic costs of road accidents.”