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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is the nation's authority on vehicle-related safety. NHTSA 's SaferCar app provides important information and functions that will help you make informed safety decisions involving your vehicle. Features include:

· 5-Star Safety Ratings: Buy safe by looking up a vehicle’s crash test ratings and comparing ratings for different vehicles.

· Recalls and Complaints: Drive safe by staying on top of safety issues for your vehicles. Record all your vehicles so you can be notified by NHTSA if a safety issue becomes known; the app also makes it simple to submit complaints to NHTSA when you believe there is a possible safety problem with your vehicle.

· Help Installing Car Seats: Ensure your most precious passengers ride safe. Quickly find and get driving directions to where you can get assistance on making sure your child seats are properly installed, no matter where you are.

· Safety Headlines and Alerts: Receive important news and information from NHTSA, as well as recall notices on your list of vehicles.

What's New

Version 2.17

Compatibility fixes for newer versions of iOS

Ratings and Reviews

1.5 out of 5
16 Ratings
16 Ratings
Ashlyn's Mama

Error Message

I really think this app has the potential to be great, but they REALLY need to fix the bug that is causing users to continuously receive an error message every time you try to update your profile or refresh the recalls associated with your vehicle. It looks like the app developers haven’t done an update for this app in several months. Given the fact that there have been multiple iOS software updates from Apple over the past 60-90 days, this app is LONG OVERDUE for an update to resolve these ongoing error message issues I can only assume are caused by this app’s incompatibility with the more recent iOS updates. WHAT’S THE HOLDUP??

Like comedy not this

Fix the bugs please

The headlines and my recalls section has stopped working weeks ago. Notifications are sent for many recalls that do not apply to my vehicles. Hoping for needed improvements. This could be a useful app if fixed.


Typical Garbage from a Government Agency

Just downloaded this app, says it is supposed to be 2.17 but the app shows 2.13. I tried to add my vehicle to my profile and received an error. As a retired software engineer this app functionality is completely unacceptable. If there were an option for no stars that is what I would give this unfortunate mess.


10.6 MB
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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