The mission of the Automotive Safety Council is to improve the safety of people through out the world through the development, production and implementation of the latest automotive safety equipment by preventing accidents, protecting occupants and pedestrians when in a collision and to notify emergency responders after the collision when necessary. The mission utilizes voluntary, regulatory and legislative directed use of these life saving products in order to make it available to the most people in the lowest cost manner to save the most people from injuries and fatalities.
8/14/2019 - NHTSA Acting Administrator, Heidi King, to Step Down August 31, 2019
Top U.S. Auto Safety Official to Step Down
Date: August 13, 2019
WASHINGTON — The top U.S. auto safety official, a key player in efforts by President Donald Trump’s administration to roll back the nation’s light-vehicle fuel-efficiency requirements, will step down at the end of the month, the Transportation Department announced on Monday.
Heidi King, the acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, was nominated by Trump to head the agency on a permanent basis but was never confirmed by the Senate, which is controlled by the president’s fellow Republicans.