National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Archives - Brake & Front End
Viewpoint: Replacement Auto Part Standards And Regulations

With the recent tariffs going into effect, it has sparked the discussion about regulations for vehicle replacement parts to keep some imported auto parts off the market. Most people think that with a stroke of a pen dangerous and sub-standard parts could be banned and parts quality will be improved overnight. But, what standards should be applied? Who should do the testing? This is where things get tricky.

Pennsylvania Bill Incorporates Recall Checks Into Safety Inspections

Pennsylvania House Bill (HB) 2297 would require state vehicle safety inspections to include a review of any potential safety recalls using the vehicle’s VIN number and notify the owner or driver of the vehicle if the vehicle is subject to a recall.