Press Releases

Advocates Celebrates 30th Anniversary, Bestows Awards on Safety Leaders

150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 9, 2019 Contact: Allison Kennedy, akennedy@saferoads.org, 202-408-1711 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety Celebrates 30th Anniversary, Bestows Awards on Safety Leaders (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates), a unique partnership between insurance…

read more

Statement on Introduction of Lifesaving Michigan Impaired Driving Legislation

150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 21, 2019 Contact: 202-408-1711 Statement of Tara Gill, Senior Director Advocacy and State Legislation, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, On Introduction of Lifesaving Michigan Legislation — HB 4419, HB 4420 and HB 4421 Will Significantly…

read more

Advocates’ Statement on National Drugged and Drunk Driving Prevention Month

150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

This National Drugged and Drunk Driving Prevention Month, December 2018, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) urges state and federal policymakers to advance effective solutions to improve safety on our Nation’s roads and highways.  Strengthening state impaired driving laws, boosting research and funding to learn more about drug-impaired driving, and ensuring that proven crash avoidance safety technologies are standard in all vehicles are steps that could be taken today to help keep families safe.

read more

Press Call on AV START and New Driverless Car Poll

150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Today, leading safety, consumer and bicycling advocates, law enforcement, and tech and automation experts urged the U.S. Senate to add critical safeguards to the AV START Act (S. 1885), a bill that will set policy on autonomous vehicles (AVs), also known as driverless cars, for decades to come.  As early as this week, sponsors of the bill could attempt to “give it a ride” on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act (S. 1405).

read more