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Press Release on FY 2017 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 20, 2016 Contact: Allison Kennedy, 202-408-1711 akennedy@saferoads.org Senate Appropriators Once Again Cede to Corporate Trucking Lobbyists – Another Rewrite of the Safety Rule on Tired Truckers This Year’s Industry Provision is Broader, Bolder and More Brazen…

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Statement of Jackie Gillan on Safety Victory of Maryland Legislature’s Passage of Noah’s Law
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April 12, 2016 Contact: Tara Gill, 202-408-1711   STATEMENT OF JACKIE GILLAN, PRESIDENT, ADVOCATES FOR HIGHWAY AND AUTO SAFETY, ON SAFETY VICTORY OF MARYLAND LEGISLATURE’S PASSAGE OF NOAH’S LAW, THE DRUNK DRIVING REDUCTION ACT OF 2016 Advocates Applauds Bill Conferees…

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Watch the Roadmap Report Online
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Click here to watch the release of the 2016 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws.

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Advocates Releases 2016 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws
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Traffic Fatalities on the Rise and State Legislatures are Missing in Action – Fewest Number of States Pass Critical Highway Safety Laws Since Advocates’ First Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws Was Published in 2004 Time for State Leaders to…

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Statement of Jackie Gillan on Omnibus Spending Bill
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Statement of Jackie Gillan, President Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety No “Double 33s” in Omnibus Spending Bill: A Victory for Public Safety December 16, 2015 Today, Congress put the safety of all motorists before the special interest agenda of…

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Statement of Jackie Gillan on U.S. DOT Proposal to Improve New Car Assessment Program
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STATEMENT OF JACKIE GILLAN, PRESIDENT OF ADVOCATES FOR HIGHWAY AND AUTO SAFETY ON U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION PROPOSAL TO IMPROVE THE NEW CAR ASSESSMENT PROGRAM (NCAP) December 8, 2015 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) welcomes the announcement by…

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Statement of Jackie Gillan on Release of FAST Act Conference Report
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For Immediate Release: December 1, 2015 Contact: Bill Bronrott, 202-270-4415, bronrott@gmail.com STATEMENT OF JACKIE GILLAN, PRESIDENT OF ADVOCATES FOR HIGHWAY AND AUTO SAFETY ON RELEASE OF FAST ACT CONFERENCE REPORT “FAST Act Slow Walks Safety” Today, Congress made a significant…

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Statement of Jackie Gillan, President Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety on Release of New Study, “Unclogging America’s Arteries 2015”
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Today, the American Highway Users Alliance released a new study, “Unclogging America’s Arteries 2015, Prescriptions for Healthier Highways.”  Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) supports efforts to promote healthier highways and reduce congestion.  Solving roadway bottlenecks involves adequate funding…

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Advocates joins other safety groups to urge DRIVE Act conference committee members to improve teen GDL, distracted driving and impaired driving incentive grants
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The Honorable John Thune                                                            The Honorable Bill Nelson Chairman    …

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“Congress Has Cooked Up a Real Turkey of a Highway Bill” Call-to-Action Campaign Launched by Safety Advocates
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  Over Thanksgiving Holiday Members of Congressional Conference Committee Will be Rushing to Resolve Differences in Highway Bill Stuffed Full of Goodies and Giveaways for Trucking and Auto Industry Special Interests – This Turkey is a Raw Deal for Public…

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Call Congress about the Turkey of a Highway Bill
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Questions? Call Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety at 202.408.1711. Right now, a conference committee comprised of House and Senate Members are negotiating the final language in the highway reauthorization bill, also known as the DRIVE Act (H.R. 22) which…

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Statement of Jackie Gillan, President, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety – Senate Votes for Public Safety for Second Time in Two Weeks – Rejects FedEx Proposal to Bulldoze Over Current Truck Size Limits
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Today, the Senate voted twice in the last two weeks to oppose a federal mandate to force states to allow longer, heavier trucks, on their roads. Right now there are two major transportation bills racing through Congress, the Transportation, Housing…

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Highway Reauthorization Bill Conferees
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SENATE: AK:  Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) CA: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D) FL: Sen. Bill Nelson (D) IL: Sen. Dick Durbin (D) NE: Sen. Debra Fischer (R) NY: Sen. Charles Schumer (D) OH: Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) OK: Sen. James Inhofe (R) OR: Sen. Ronald “Ron” Wyden (D) SD: Sen. John…

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NEW Highway Safety Poll – Complete Findings
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Documents available below: Methodology Double 33s  Road Safety Questions Road Safety Poll- Standard Banners Road Safety Poll- Political Banners

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PRESS RELEASE: NEW POLL FINDINGS SHOW AMERICANS ACROSS ALL SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS AND POLITICAL PARTY SUPPORT SAFETY POSITIONS ON ISSUES NOW BEFORE CONGRESS
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Support Criminal Penalties for Corporate Auto and Equipment Executives who Cover Up Dangerous Safety Defects Support Car Dealers Being Required to Repair Recalled Used and Loaner Cars Before Consumers Drive Away Oppose Teen Truck and Bus Drivers in Interstate Traffic…

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MEDIA ADVISORY- UPDATED: TODAY – Senators Wicker, Blumenthal and Markey, Rep. Schakowsky to Join Consumer and Safety Leaders to Unveil Findings of New National Poll on Safety Issues in Federal Highway Bill
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Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 11:45am EST Media Conference Call: 1-800-247-5110   Passcode: AUTOSAFE Contact: Bill Bronrott, 202-270-4415, bronrott@gmail.com   Survey Gauges Public Opinion on Controversial Highway and Vehicle Safety Issues before House and Senate Transportation Reauthorization Negotiators   WHAT:  …

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GENERAL MOTORS (GM) COMMITTING MARKETPLACE MALFEASANCE IN LATIN AMERICA
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CONTACT: Bill Bronrott, 202-270-4415 (USA)   U.S. Consumer Leaders Respond to Most Recent Crash Test Results from Latin NCAP (New Car Assessment Program) – Best-selling Car in Mexico Scores ZERO  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a vehicle crash test/consumer information program…

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250 Public Health, Safety & Consumer Organizations and Crash Victims’ Families Urge Congressional Conferees to Put Safety Before Special Interests
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Don’t Sacrifice Safety for Special Industry Interests  Lives are at Stake — Surface Transportation Policy will be Set for the Next 6 Years – Without Changes Nearly 200,000 People Will Be Needlessly Killed and 12 Million Injured in Crashes  …

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Press Release: Members of Congress, Safety and Consumer Advocates, and Crash Victims Unite to Urge Conferees to Make Critical Changes to Curb Rising Carnage on U.S. Roadways
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Conferees Must Adopt Pro-Safety Provisions and Ditch Pro-Industry Rollbacks To Salvage Highway Reauthorization Bill Washington, D.C. (November 10, 2015) – Today, Members of Congress joined an alliance of highway safety advocates, consumer protection groups and crash victims’ families to unveil…

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