Autonomous Vehicles

Advocates Releases 2018 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws

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Today, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates), released the 2018 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws. This is the 15th edition of an annual report that rates all 50 states and the District of Columbia (D.C.) on the adoption of 16 fundamental traffic safety laws. This “report card” exposes over 400 missing safety laws nationwide. It is an essential tool that state elected officials should use to improve roadway safety for all motorists as 2018 state legislative sessions kick off. 

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Press Conference on Monday Jan. 22 at Noon for Advocates’ Report Card of State Highway Safety Laws

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Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) will release its 2018 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws ranking all 50 states and the District of Columbia on the passage of 16 essential traffic safety laws. State legislative action is critical in light of the 8.4% increase in 2015 and another 5.6% jump in 2016 in highway fatalities. Preliminary figures for the first half of 2017 show no substantial reversal to 37,461 fatalities in 2016.

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New Poll Finds Overwhelming Support For Driverless Car Safety Standards

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Today, leading safety and consumer advocates unveiled a new CARAVAN Public Opinion Poll which revealed widespread concern over major segments of American society on important issues under consideration in federal legislation on driverless cars.

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Media Call-In on New Poll Showing Widespread Concern Over Driverless Cars

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Leading safety and consumer advocates will reveal the results of a new public opinion poll regarding autonomous vehicles (AVs), also referred to as “driverless cars.” A CARAVAN poll conducted in December 2017 exposed widespread concerns across major segments of American society about sharing the road with driverless cars and the lack of government oversight to ensure auto manufacturer accountability as they are developed and deployed on public roads.

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