Letters

Orgs Join to Urge Support for WA .05% BAC Bill

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See our letter to the Washington State Legislature Senate Law and Justice Committee on Senate Bill (SB) 5002 to lower the limit of alcohol-impaired driving to .05% blood alcohol concentration (BAC) here. See our coalition letter to the Washington State…

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New York Times Letter to the Editor: Go Slow on Driverless Cars

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On August 28, 2022 the New York Times published a letter to the editor by Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) and Joan Claybrook, former Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA): “Go Slow on Driverless Cars.”

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Letter to the Editor: San Francisco Shows Need for AV Regulation

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Excerpt: “San Francisco offers an early glimpse into the likely treacherous course of AV technology in the absence of a thorough and deliberate process that addresses known dangers and unintended consequences posed by wide-scale deployment. Thorough data collection and transparency combined with standards that establish a baseline for safety are essential. Policymakers should heed the experience in San Francisco, and other known failures and crashes across the country, to comprehensively address AV safety through regulation and oversight.”

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Safety Groups Urge Swift Nomination of a New NHTSA Administrator

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Safety group letter sent by Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, AAA, GHSA, MADD and NSC to President Joe Biden (D).

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