NHTSA's Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) - Complaints

Metadata Updated: April 25, 2021

Complaint information entered into NHTSA-ODI's vehicle owner's complaint database is used with other data sources to identify safety issues that warrant investigation and to determine if a safety-related defect trend exists. Complaint information is also analyzed to monitor existing recalls for proper scope and adequacy.

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 25, 2021
Data Update Frequency R/P1D

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOT Socrata Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 25, 2021
Publisher National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier DOT-81
Data First Published 2002-12-16
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2018-12-19
Category Transportation
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1D
Agencydataseriesurl http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/downloads/index.cfm
Agencyprogramurl http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchSafetyIssues
Analysisunit Vehicles , Tires, Child Safety Seats, Equipment
Bureau Code 021:18
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
Metadata Catalog ID https://data.transportation.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Categorydesignation Administrative
Collectioninstrument N/A
Collection Metadata true
Data Quality True
Data Dictionary http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/downloads/folders/Complaints/CMPL.txt
Data Dictionary Type text/plain
Harvest Object Id 4c0422fc-f9b4-4fe4-b71f-09a8447bd235
Harvest Source Id a776e4b7-8221-443c-85ed-c5ee5db0c360
Harvest Source Title DOT Socrata Data.json
Homepage URL https://data.transportation.gov/d/8qbs-9p4c
License http://www.usa.gov/publicdomain/label/1.0/
Phone 202-366-0154
Primary IT Investment UII 021-777552743
Program Code 021:000
Related Documents http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/downloads/folders/Complaints/Import_Instructions.pdf
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 954d7a3768428c4cc361a217ab0f4df08016e479
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial N/A
Temporal R/1949-01-01/P1D

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