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    Statement on National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Recommendations Regarding Partially Autonomous Vehicles
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, February 25, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 202-408-1711 / 301-442-2249 (C)   Nation’s Top Crash Investigators Confirm the Need for Swift Action to Prevent Future Crashes, Injuries and Deaths Linked to Partially Autonomous Vehicles…

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    Statement on Autonomous Vehicle Safety Submitted to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce
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    Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce on Tuesday, February 10, 2020.  The hearing was titled “Autonomous Vehicles: Promises and Challenges of Evolving Automotive…

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    Press Release on New Opinion Poll on Autonomous Vehicles (AVs)
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, February 10, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 202-408-1711 / 301-442-2249 (C) New Opinion Poll Finds Overwhelming Majorities Are Concerned About Driverless Car Safety And Want Commonsense Safeguards  The results of a new opinion poll released today…

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    Statement on Commercial Truck Safety Submitted to Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Transportation & Safety
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    Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, submitted testimony for a February 4, 2020 hearing titled, “Keep on Truckin’: Stakeholder Perspectives on Trucking in America.”  Read the full statement by CLICKING HERE.

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    Statement on the Release of House Democrats’ Infrastructure Plan
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 202-408-1711 / 301-442-2249 (C) Statement of Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates), On the Release of House Democrats’ Infrastructure Plan   With today’s…

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    Press Release: 2020 Roadmap of Highway Safety Laws
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 23, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / 202-408-1141 (O) / 301-442-2249 (C) / pdaniels@saferoads.org   Annual Report Finds Most States Lack Crucial Highway Safety Laws    Time for Action by State Legislatures as 2020 Sessions Commence  …

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    Media Alert: 2020 Roadmap of Highway Safety Laws
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    MEDIA ALERT: News Conference and Webcast NEW DATE: Thursday, January 23 11am EST CONTACTS:  Pete Daniels, 202-408-1141 (O), 301-442-2249 (C), pdaniels@saferoads.org Bill Bronrott, 202-270-4415, bronrott@gmail.com   New Report to Reveal “Best and Worst” States, Rate 50 States and DC on Highway…

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    Invitation to Capitol Hill Briefing on Autonomous Vehicles
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    A group of stakeholders including Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) will hold a briefing on automated vehicles on Monday, January 13 at 10:00am EST on Capitol Hill, Russell Senate Office Building, Room 385.  Read the briefing invitation by…

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    Statement on U.S. DOT’s 4.0 Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Policy
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 202-408-1711 / 301-442-2249 (C)   Statement of Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, On U.S. DOT’s 4.0 Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Policy   Despite the…

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    Media Alert: Capitol Hill Briefing on Autonomous Vehicle Safety
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    CONTACT: Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety:  Pete Daniels / 202-408-1711 / 301-442-2249 (C) / pdaniels@saferoads.org The Center for Auto Safety: Jason Levine / 202-328-7700 / contact@autosafety.org Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund: Carol Tyson / 202-878-9186 / ctyson@dredf.org League…

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    Statement on U.S. Department of Transportation Rulemaking Changes
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    CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 202-408-1711 / 301-442-2249 (C) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 6, 2019   Statement of Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, On U.S. Department of Transportation Rulemaking Changes Overdue safety rules will…

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    Letter to Gov. Charlie Baker (R-MA) Urging Signing of Distracted Driving Bill
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    On Friday, November 22, 2019, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety sent THIS LETTER to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker urging him to sign House Bill (H.) 4203 into law.  The legislation will improve safety on Massachusetts roads by broadening the…

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    Statement for November 20, 2019 Senate Commerce Committee Hearing on Automated Vehicles
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    Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) submitted a written statement to the Senate Commerce Committee to be included in the record of a hearing titled “Highly Automated Vehicles: Federal Perspectives on the Deployment of Safety Technology.”  You can read…

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    MEDIA AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING HILL BRIEFING ON DRUG-IMPAIRED DRIVING
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    CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 202-408-1711 / 301-442-2249 (C)   MEDIA AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING HILL BRIEFING ON DRUG-IMPAIRED DRIVING   When:  Thursday, November 21, 2019. The briefing is scheduled to take place from 2:00-3:00 pm EST. The media availability will…

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    Capitol Hill Briefing on Drug-Impaired Driving
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    On Thursday, November 21, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) will host an expert panel discussion on the subject of drug-impaired driving: What we know, what we don’t know, what’s being done, and how to determine the scope of…

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    Protecting Roadside First Responders Act
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    On October 24, 2019, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) introduced the Protecting Roadside First Responders Act of 2019, which aims to reduce tragic incidents involving law enforcement officers and others being hit…

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    Statement on 2018 Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes
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    CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 202-408-1711 / 301-442-2249 (C)  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 23, 2019   Statement of Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, On 2018 Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes   36,560 people killed in…

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    Statement on National Teen Driver Safety Week
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    CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 202-408-1711 / 301-442-2249 (C) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 21, 2019   Statement of Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, On National Teen Driver Safety Week States must take action to…

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    Advocates Call for Upgrading the U.S. New Car Assessment Program (NCAP)
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    CONTACT: Pete Daniels / 202-408-1711 / 301-442-2249 (C) / pdaniels@saferoads.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17, 2019 Advocates Call for Upgrading the U.S. New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) U.S. NCAP is out of date and outpaced by existing technology, and by NCAPs…

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    NCAP at 40: Time to Return to Excellence
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    On October 17, 2019 former National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator Joan Claybrook and Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety released a paper titled: “NCAP at 40: Time to Return to Excellence.”  The report recounts the history of the New Car…

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