Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) urges colleagues negotiating the Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill to retain the bipartisan Senate passed safety provisions in the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). Calls for bipartisan support of the teen driving issues, particularly the incentive grant program to encourage state adoption of comprehensive teen driving laws.
Representative Tim Bishop (D-NY) "Highway Bill Must Make Roads Safer in Addition to Creating Jobs." Congressman speaks at Advocates’ press conference and announces his work to include a strong safety agenda in the final Surface Transportation Reauthorization conference committee report.
Advocates' Consumer Co-Chair, Joan Claybrook, testified on March 22, 2012 before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on "Motor Vehicle Safety Provisions in the House and Senate Highway Bills."
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