Action Alert

Action Alert: Support Senate Bill (SB) 2121 to Upgrade North Dakota’s Seat Belt Law

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SB 2121 upgrades North Dakota’s seat belt law to primary enforcement for all occupants.  Current law only requires seat belt use by adults in the front seat and is secondary enforcement.  Last session, which was in 2019, a similar bill passed the Senate but failed in the House.  SB 2121 passed the Senate (28 Y, 18N) on January 20, 2021.  The bill is now scheduled for a hearing in the House Transportation Committee on March 18.

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Action alert: Support Senate Bill (SB) 754 in Hawaii to lower the limit of blood alcohol concentration (BAC) while driving to .05%

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Support Senate Bill (SB) 754 in Hawaii.  Lowering the limit of blood alcohol concentration (BAC) while driving to .05% will deter drunk driving and save lives on Hawaii roads.

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Action Alert: Oppose Senate Bill (SB) 712 to Repeal Maryland’s All-Rider Motorcycle Helmet Law

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The effort to repeal Maryland’s all-rider helmet law has been consistently considered in the Maryland General Assembly over the past several sessions. This year, the bill (SB 712) has 10 sponsors, including three members of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee (SJPC).  The SJPC is holding a hearing to consider SB 712 on Tuesday, February 23, at 1:00 p.m.  Several stakeholders have provided testimony in opposition including public health and safety groups, medical professionals, families of crash victims, researchers, and motorcyclists.  Following the SJPC hearing, a vote will be scheduled to take place during a committee voting session. 

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ALERT: OPPOSE AMENDMENT 21 (Part H, #2) TO H.R. 2 ALLOWING SPECIAL INTEREST EXEMPTION TO FEDERAL TRUCK SIZE & WEIGHT LAWS ON CONNECTICUT’S INTERSTATES

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URGENT – OPPOSE AMENDMENT 21 (Part H, #2) TO H.R. 2 ALLOWING SPECIAL INTEREST EXEMPTION TO FEDERAL TRUCK SIZE & WEIGHT LAWS ON CONNECTICUT’S INTERSTATES Amendment Opposed by: Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Center for Auto Safety, Citizens for…

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