LATEST NEWS

  • All
  • Congress
  • Press Releases
  • Statements
  • Truck Safety
  • Vehicle Safety
  • Letters
  • Action Alert
  • Media Alerts
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • In the News
Statement on the Passage of the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2) by the U.S. House of Representatives
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C) / Allison Kennedy, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety / akennedy@saferoads.org / 360-281-7033   Statement of Cathy…

read more
Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2) Passed by U.S. House of Representatives
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

The Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2) was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, July 1, 2020:

read more
The Hill Op-Ed by Cathy Chase, Joan Claybrook, Jason Levine, and William Wallace: Auto Safety At the foundation of the House infrastructure bill
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

The following op-ed was originally published by The Hill on Tuesday, June 30, 2020: Auto Safety: At the foundation of the House infrastructure bill BY CATHY CHASE, JOAN CLAYBROOK, JASON LEVINE AND WILLIAM WALLACE, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY…

read more
ALERT: OPPOSE AMENDMENT 21 (Part H, #2) TO H.R. 2 ALLOWING SPECIAL INTEREST EXEMPTION TO FEDERAL TRUCK SIZE & WEIGHT LAWS ON CONNECTICUT’S INTERSTATES
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

URGENT – OPPOSE AMENDMENT 21 (Part H, #2) TO H.R. 2 ALLOWING SPECIAL INTEREST EXEMPTION TO FEDERAL TRUCK SIZE & WEIGHT LAWS ON CONNECTICUT’S INTERSTATES Amendment Opposed by: Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Center for Auto Safety, Citizens for…

read more
Letter to Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety Regarding the Hearing: “Safety on Our Roads: Overview of Traffic Safety and NHTSA Grant Programs” 
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

On June 30, 2020 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation regarding the hearing titled: “Safety on Our Roads: Overview of Traffic…

read more
Vote Scorecard for Amendments to the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2), Rules Committee, June 29, 2020
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

To read the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) vote scorecard for proposed amendments to the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2) during the June 29, 2020 U.S. House Committee on Rules hearing, CLICK HERE.

read more
Group Letter in Support of Safety Provisions in H.R. 2
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

June 29, 2020 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House The Honorable Kevin McCarthy, Minority Leader United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Speaker Pelosi and Leader McCarthy: As a diverse coalition of groups representing vehicle safety,…

read more
Notable Quotes from June 23, 2020 Press Teleconference Urging Passage of the Motor Vehicle Safety Title as Part of the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2)
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 23, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C)   Notable Quotes from June 23, 2020 Press Teleconference Urging Passage of the Motor Vehicle Safety Title as Part of…

read more
MEDIA ALERT: Members of Congress, Safety and Consumer Advocates, and Family Members who Have Lost Loved Ones to Call for Passage of Lifesaving Motor Vehicle Safety Title in Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2)
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

  MEDIA ALERT: PRESS TELECONFERENCE Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. EST   CONTACT: Pete Daniels, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C)   Members of Congress, Safety and Consumer Advocates, and Family Members who Have…

read more
Joint Statement on the Motor Vehicle Safety Title
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C)   Joint Statement: The Motor Vehicle Safety Title Advances Important Technology and Programs that will Save Lives, Reduce Injuries…

read more
Joint Statement: Public Health and Safety Groups Call on Governor Roy Cooper to Retain North Carolina’s Driver License Road Test Requirement and Veto House Bill 158
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 19, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C) Joint Statement: Public Health and Safety Groups Call on Governor Roy Cooper to Retain North Carolina’s Driver License Road Test Requirement and Veto House Bill 158…

read more
Statement on Advancement of the INVEST in America Act
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C) Statement of Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates), On Advancement of the INVEST in America Act   The House of Representatives Committee on…

read more
Statement on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s AV TEST Initiative
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C) Statement of Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates), On National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) AV TEST Initiative   Agency rolls out…

read more
Winston-Salem Journal Op-Ed: Pump the brakes! Don’t eliminate the driver license road test… update it
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

The Winston-Salem Journal first published the following joint op-ed on June 12, 2020: Pump the brakes! Don’t eliminate the driver license road test… update it By Cathy Chase and Dr. Flaura Koplin Winston Guest columnists Jun 12, 2020 COVID-19 resulted…

read more
Joint Statement on INVEST in America Act
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 3, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C) Joint Statement: “INVEST in America Act” Advances Crucial Safety Improvements That Will Reduce the Carnage on U.S. Roadways   U.S. House…

read more
Statement Submitted to Senate Commerce Committee Hearing on Transportation, Infrastructure and the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety submitted a statement to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on Wednesday, June 3, 2020.  The statement was submitted as part of the record for a hearing titled:…

read more
The Hill Op-Ed: Congress must proceed with caution on driverless cars bill
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

The Hill newspaper first published the following joint op-ed on May 29, 2020: Congress must proceed with caution on driverless cars bill By Cathy Chase and Missy Cummings, Opinion Contributor – 5/29/20 The May 20 article, “Action on driverless cars…

read more
Joint Statement on Changes to Commercial Truck Safety Regulations
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 14, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C)   Truck Driver Hours of Service Rule Changes Issued by Transportation Department Will Endanger All Roadway Users Announcement comes just…

read more
From the Washington Post: “The coronavirus pandemic emptied America’s roadways. Now speeders have taken over,” with quote from Advocates’ President Cathy Chase
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

The Washington Post published a story on May 11, 2020 titled, “The coronavirus pandemic emptied America’s roadways. Now speeders have taken over.”  The article features remarks by Advocates President Cathy Chase.  Read the original article by CLICKING HERE.

read more
Joint Statement in Honor of National Police Week, May 10-16, 2020
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C) Joint Statement in Honor of National Police Week, May 10-16, 2020   Cathy Chase, President, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates): “In honor of National…

read more