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Letter to GA Senate Leaders on Distracted Driving Bill

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Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety urges you to support House Bill (HB) 673. This legislation will improve safety on Georgia’s roads by broadening the current prohibition on drivers from using wireless communication devices to read, write or send text messages while operating a motor vehicle to include the expanded uses of portable electronic devices that have emerged as technology developed. Considering the prevalence of distracted driving crashes, this legislation is critical, responsive and timely.

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NH Seat Belt Bill HB 1259 Separating Fact from Fiction: Floor Vote March 15

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Support HB 1259 to help ensure everyone buckles up on every trip. Since 2009, when the last seat belt bill was offered in New Hampshire, through 2016, 431 unrestrained people have been killed on state roads. Send an email to the House of Representatives at hreps@leg.state.nh.us and urge them to vote YES on HB 1259!

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Safety Leaders Urge Passage of NY Seat Belt Bills

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We urge you to support Assembly Bill (A.) 1582, sponsored by Assemblyman Walter Mosley (D-57), and Senate Bill (S.) 2928, sponsored by Senator Martin Malave Dilan (D-18), to upgrade the seat belt law to require all occupants to buckle up. Additionally, the measure is included as a provision in the Transportation Budget Bills, A. 9508, Part G, section 7, and S. 7508, Part G, section 7, currently pending the Assembly Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee. 

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Safety Groups’ Letter on CT Seat Belt Bill

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As leading safety organizations working together to pass highway and auto safety laws that prevent unnecessary crashes, deaths and injuries, and contain costs, we urge you to support House Bill (HB) 5161. This legislation will upgrade Connecticut’s seat belt law by requiring all occupants to buckle up on every trip.

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