The mission of the National Highway Trafic Safety Administration is to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce vehicle-related crashes. With this in mind, the NHTSA provides information about traffic safety, vehicles and equipment, laws, regulations and guidance, and vehicle safety research.
You can find resources on child safety seats, file a complaint about your vehicle, access a recall/defect and complaint database, find advice for teen drivers, and motor vehicle statistics.
Medline Plus, a service of the National Library of Medicine, offers information and resources about motor vehicle safety from a health and safety perspective. Topics include pedestrian safety, post-trautmatic stress after an accident, how to handle glare, what you need to know about airbags, and many more.
Safecar.gov offers information about defects and recalls, safe driving information, and the latest technological innovations for automobiles. Get specific data about latches, rollover, tires and airbags.
Please search the Free Library of Philadelphia's (FLP) catalog, using the search term "automobile safety" to retrieve over three hundred resources on this subject. FLP also offers a database of Electronic Resources about automobile safety.