Let's Create a Culture
of Recall Awareness.

Driving a vehicle with an open recall can put people at risk. Check To Protect™ aims to:


Manufacturers may not be able to contact owners of older or used vehicles.

Encourage Drivers to Take Action.

Drivers can use the search tool at NHTSA.gov/recalls to check for recalls.

Connect drivers to dealers.

All dealers offer free repairs for open recalls.


Check To Protect™ is a program of:

Together, we can turn
awareness into action.

When we give drivers the tools they need to take an active role in their safety, we can reduce the risk and severity of crashes, and keep drivers and their loved ones safe. Here’s why Check To Protect™ matters:

Lack of Information.

People don’t know where or how to check for recalls—or that they even need to check in the first place.


Drivers need to know that checking for recalls at NHTSA.gov/recalls is a quick and easy first step.

Risk Reduction.

By fixing vehicles with open recalls, we make the roads safer and even save lives.
Get the Recall Facts


Check To Protect™ is a program of: 



Check To Protect™ will benefit all partners by protecting your customers and the ones they love, and reducing the number of recalled vehicles on the roads. Become a Check To Protect™ member, partner with us in a specific state or region, or share Check To Protect™ materials with your audiences and employees.