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Statement on Proposed Changes to Commercial Truck Safety Regulations
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For Immediate Release: August 14, 2019 Contact: Pete Daniels (202) 408-1711, (301) 442-2249 (c) or pdaniels@saferoads.org   Statement of Cathy Chase, President,  Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety on Proposed Changes to Commercial Truck Safety Regulations   Latest effort to…

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Legislation Introduced to Improve School Bus Safety
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FROM THE OFFICE OF REP. STEVE COHEN (D-TN) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bartholomew Sullivan 202.225.3265 July 25, 2019 Congressman Cohen, Senator Duckworth Introduce School Bus Safety Act Implements commonsense recommendations from NTSB   WASHINGTON – As summer vacations draw to…

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Statement Following House Hearing “Legislation to Make Cars in America Safer”
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2019 Contact: Pete Daniels, 202-408-1711, 301-442-2249 (c) or pdaniels@saferoads.org   House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Holds Important Hearing on Hot Cars Act of 2019 (H.R. 3593), PARK IT Act (H.R. 3145)…

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Statement for House Hearing “Legislation to Make Cars in America Safer”
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STATEMENT OF CATHERINE CHASE PRESIDENT, ADVOCATES FOR HIGHWAY AND AUTO SAFETY ON  “LEGISLATION TO MAKE CARS IN AMERICA SAFER” SUBMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND COMMERCE SUBCOMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION AND COMMERCE JULY 24, 2019 CLICK…

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MEDIA ALERT: Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety to Participate in Press Conference on Truck Safety Issues
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2019 CONTACT:   Pete Daniels, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, 202-408-1711 or 301-442-2249, pdaniels@saferoads.org   MEDIA ALERT: News Conference: Tuesday, July 16 at 12:00 p.m. EST Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety to Participate…

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MO Governor Vetoes All-Rider Helmet Repeal Bill
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2019                                          Contact: Allison Kennedy, akennedy@saferoads.org, 360-281-7033 Statement of Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, On Veto of Missouri Motorcycle Helmet Law Repeal Governor Mike Parson Vetoes All-Rider Helmet Repeal Bill —…

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Letter to Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker Urging the Signing of a Bill to Expand Distracted Driving Prohibitions
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Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed Senate Bill (SB) 86 into law on Friday August 9.  The law, which expands prohibitions on distracted driving, takes effect in January 2020.  Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) sent this letter to Governor…

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Letter Urging New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy to Sign Senate Bill S. 824
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July 2, 2019   The Honorable Philip D. Murphy Governor of New Jersey Office of the Governor 225 West State Street Trenton, New Jersey 08625   Dear Governor Murphy: Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates), an alliance of consumer,…

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Statement on Independence Day Holiday Travel
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 2, 2019                            Contact: Pete Daniels 202-408-1711, 301-442-2249 (c) or pdaniels@saferoads.org   Statement of Cathy Chase, President, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety on Independence Day…

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Legislation Introduced Today to Prevent Kids from Dying in Hot Cars
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, JULY 1, 2019                         Contact: Pete Daniels, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, 202-408-1711 or 301-442-2249 pdaniels@saferoads.org Amber Rollins, KidsAndCars.org, 913-205-6973 amber@KidsAndCars.org   Hot Cars Act of 2019 Introduced in U.S. House Today Safety Advocates and Families…

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Legislation Introduced to Require the Use of Speed Limiters in Commercial Trucks
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FROM THE OFFICE OF SEN. JOHNNY ISAKSON (R-GA) For Immediate Release: June 27, 2019 Contact: Amanda Maddox, 202-224-7777 or Sean Coit, 202-224-5042 Isakson, Coons Introduce Bipartisan Truck Safety Legislation Legislation would codify lifesaving rule that has languished 10 years  …

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Statement of Cathy Chase, President, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety on New Child Car Seat Law Taking Effect in Virginia
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27, 2019 Contact: Pete Daniels 202-408-1711, 301-442-2249, pdaniels@saferoads.org Statement of Cathy Chase, President, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety on New Child Car Seat Law Taking Effect in Virginia Legislation Will Save Lives and Prevent Injuries During Crashes…

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Legislation Introduced to Protect Car Shoppers from Buying, Leasing or Loaning Unsafe Used Cars
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From the Office of Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT): For Immediate Release Subhan Cheema (Blumenthal) 202-224-0335 Giselle Barry (Markey) 202-224-2742 June 26, 2019 BLUMENTHAL & MARKEY INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO PROTECT CAR SHOPPERS FROM BUYING, LEASING, OR LOANING UNSAFE USED CARS The…

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Statement on Passage of NJ Impaired Driving Legislation
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2019 Contact: Tara Gill, 202-408-1711, tgill@saferoads.org  Statement of Cathy Chase, President, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Traffic Fatalities in New Jersey Are On The Rise, An All-Offender Ignition Interlock Device (IID) Law Will Curb…

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Jackie Gillan Presented with Distinguished Consumer Service Award
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2019 Contact: Allison Kennedy 202-408-1711, akennedy@saferoads.org Jackie Gillan, President Emeritus of Advocates for Highway & Auto Safety, Presented with Distinguished Consumer Service Award by the Consumer Federation of America Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety…

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Statement for House Hearing “Under Pressure: The State of Trucking in America”
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STATEMENT OF CATHERINE CHASE PRESIDENT ADVOCATES FOR HIGHWAY AND AUTO SAFETY ON  “UNDER PRESSURE: THE STATE OF TRUCKING IN AMERICA” SUBMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE SUBCOMMITTEE ON HIGHWAYS AND TRANSIT JUNE 12, 2019 (CLICK…

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URGENT ACTION NEEDED ON A. 6163: Extending New York’s Seat Belt Law to Include a Rear Seat Belt Requirement
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Please weigh in or ask your local groups and representatives to weigh in to ensure that bills to extend New York’s seat belt law to include a rear seat belt requirement, A. 6163 sponsored by Assemblymember Walter Mosley (D-57) and…

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Statement on Lowering the Limit of Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) While Driving From .08 to .05 Percent, New York State Assembly Bill 3208 and Senate Bill 5117
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Statement of Tara Gill, Senior Director Advocacy and State Legislation, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Lowering the Limit of Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)While Driving From .08 to .05 Percent, New York State Assembly Bill 3208 and Senate Bill 5117…

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Letter to House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development for 5-23-19 Markup
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On Thursday, May 23, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development held a markup of their Fiscal Year 2020 funding bill.  Advocates joined other safety groups in sending this letter in advance of that meeting.

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Statement for House Hearing “Summer Driving Dangers: Exploring Ways to Protect Drivers and Their Families”
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STATEMENT OF CATHERINE CHASE PRESIDENT ADVOCATES FOR HIGHWAY AND AUTO SAFETY  ON “SUMMER DRIVING DANGERS: EXPLORING WAYS TO PROTECT DRIVERS AND THEIR FAMILIES”   SUBMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND COMMERCE SUBCOMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION…

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