Carry this National Highway Traffic Safety Administration coin and show your affiliation with the life-saving mission of the country’s top traffic watch post.
As part of the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government, the NHTSA oversees vehicle-related safety initiatives, sets fuel economy standards, enforces safety laws and licenses vehicle manufacturers. Officially established in 1970 by the Highway Safety Act, this agency within the U.S. Dept. of Transportation has spurred a wave of safety regulations throughout the auto industry that has significantly lowered the rate of automobile fatalities in the last three decades.
Perfect as a gift or for yourself, this coin salutes the NHTSA’s mission to keep America’s drivers safe. The obverse features the logo of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The reverse bears the text “United States Department of Transportation.”
Struck in a brass alloy, this coin is accented with colorful enamel highlights on both sides.
Each coin measures 1.75 inches (44mm) in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTM item.