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U.S. Senate Confirms Dr. Steven Cliff as NHTSA Administrator

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced this week that Dr. Steven Cliff has been confirmed as the 16th Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Dr. Cliff previously led the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and has been serving as the Deputy Administrator of NHTSA since January.

From his deep academic background to his public service at the California Air Resources Board, Dr. Steven Cliff brings the experience and expertise needed to help build a safer, cleaner transportation system for all Americans,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. “His leadership will be vital as NHTSA implements new strategies to save lives on our nation’s roadways, accelerates our transition to an electric vehicle future, and prepares for the impact of automation and related vehicle technologies. I congratulate Dr. Cliff on his confirmation.”


Read more about NHTSA Administrator Steven Cliff here.