Texas CAV Task Force

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

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    • an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation established to:
  • Carry out a congressional mandate to reduce the mounting number of deaths injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes on the nation’s highways.
  • Provide motor vehicle damage susceptibility and ease of repair information motor vehicle inspection demonstrations and protection of purchasers of motor vehicles having altered odometers.
  • Provide average standards for greater vehicle mileage per gallon of fuel for vehicles under 10,000 pounds (gross vehicle weight) (15).
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