Biden nominates Cliff as formal NHTSA chief

October 19, 2021
President Joe Biden is announcing his intent to nominate Steve Cliff to serve as the full-time administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), where the former California air regulator has been serving as acting administrator after being appointed deputy chief in January. “In this role, [Cliff] oversees the nation’s vehicle safety agency that sets vehicle safety standards, identifies safety defects and manages recalls, and educates Americans to help them drive, ride, and walk safely,” states an Oct. 19...

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