Safercar.gov is a U.S. government car safety website maintained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, as of 2015. The website has information regarding issues such as recalls, car safety technology, complaints and defects, cars seat laws and tire safety and maintenance.
Safercar.gov has separate sections for vehicle shoppers, vehicle owners, vehicle manufacturers and parents. It offers videos and frequently updated news and information regarding car safety. Safercar.gov offers a tool that allows visitors to search for vehicle recalls by vehicle identification numbers, or VINs. It also offers shortcut searches for information regarding equipment such as child restraints, and allows users to search for recalls within specific time frames.