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Statement on Child Passenger Safety Week
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For Immediate Release: September 13, 2019 Contact: Pete Daniels (202) 408-1711, (301) 442-2249 (c) or pdaniels@saferoads.org   Statement of Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety Immediate Opportunities to Protect Children in Cars By Advancing Essential State &…

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Demonstration of Technology That Prevents Hot Car Deaths
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CONTACT:   Pete Daniels, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety 202-408-1711 or 301-442-2249, pdaniels@saferoads.org Janette Fennell, KidsAndCars.org, 415-336-9279, Janette@KidsAndCars.org Amber Rollins, KidsAndCars.org, 913-205-6973, amber@KidsAndCars.org   MEDIA ALERT: DEMONSTRATION OF TECHNOLOGY THAT PREVENTS HOT CAR DEATHS Wednesday, September 18, 2019  …

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Statement on Automakers’ Announcement Regarding Unenforceable, Voluntary Agreement on Rear Seat Occupant Alert Technology
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For Immediate Release: September 4, 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 Automakers’ Announcement Regarding Unenforceable, Voluntary Agreement on Rear Seat Occupant Alert Technology  …

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Labor Day 2019 Statement
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For Immediate Release: August 29, 2019 Contact: Pete Daniels (202) 408-1711, (301) 442-2249 (c) or pdaniels@saferoads.org   Labor Day Weekend 2019: What you need to know about highway & auto safety laws heading into a busy and dangerous holiday on our…

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Coalition Letter to Congress on Regulating Automated Vehicles
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On August 23, 2019 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) and a coalition of vehicle safety, public health, bicyclist, pedestrian, motorcyclist, transportation, smart growth, consumer, environmental, first responder, disability, advocates, and cities, sent THIS LETTER to Congress on regulating…

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Statement on Enactment of All-Offender Ignition Interlock Device (IID) Law in New Jersey
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For Immediate Release: Friday August 23, 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 Enactment of All-Offender Ignition Interlock Device (IID) Law In New Jersey Vital Action…

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Back to School Statement on Legislation to Improve School Bus Safety
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For Immediate Release: Thursday August 22, 2019 Contact: Pete Daniels (202) 408-1711, (301) 442-2249 (c) or pdaniels@saferoads.org   Back to School 2019: Many Children are Riding in School Buses that Lack Basic Protections Over the next few weeks, millions of…

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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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