Improving Highway and Vehicle Safety: Reauthorization of NHTSA

July 27, 2011

253 Russell Senate Office Building

Feature Image: Capitol 1WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Senate Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance Subcommittee today announced a hearing on reauthorizing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The hearing will examine the reauthorization of the highway and vehicle safety aspects of the NHTSA in the context of the Senate-wide highway trust fund reauthorization efforts.  Senator Pryor has draft legislative language that will be considered at the hearing.  

Please note the hearing will also be webcast live via the Senate Commerce Committee website at Refresh the Commerce Committee homepage 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to view the webcast.

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact Collenne Wider at 202-224-5511 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.


Majority Statement

  • Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable David L. Strickland

    Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    U.S. Department of Transportation

Witness Panel 2

  • Ms. Susan Fleming

    Director, Physical Infrastructure
    U.S. Government Accountability Office
    Fleming Testimony (402.55 KB)
  • Ms. Jacqueline S. Gillan

    Vice President
    Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
    Gillan Testimony (525.39 KB)
  • The Honorable Nicole Nason

    Former National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator
    Nason Testimony (41.83 KB)
  • Mr. Robert Strassburger

    Vice President, Vehicle Safety and Harmonization
    Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
  • Mr. Vernon F. Betkey Jr.

    Governors Highway Safety Association
    Betkey Testimony (78.95 KB)