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Statement on One Year Anniversary of the Signing of the IIJA

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2022 CONTACT: Allison Kennedy / akennedy@saferoads.org / 360-281-7033 (C) Statement from Cathy Chase, President, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates), On the One Year Anniversary of the Signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs…

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Advocates Urges Swift Implementation of Vehicle & Roadway Safety Measures in Letter to U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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The safety advances included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and continued action on other Congressionally mandated safety countermeasures must be implemented by the U.S. DOT in a comprehensive and expeditious manner.

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Statement Opposing Amendment to FY 2023 Appropriations Bill Degrading Truck Safety Rules

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Today, the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations adopted an amendment as part of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD), and Related Agencies funding bill that will exacerbate known safety dangers associated with large trucks.  The amendment, offered by Representative Steve Womack (R-AR) and passed by the Committee on a voice vote, exempts livestock and insect haulers from a rule requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELD).

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Advocates Urges Congress to Prioritize Infrastructure Upgrades and Proven Vehicle Safety Technology in Letter Submitted to House Hearing on Roadway Safety

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We laud the Subcommittee for holding this hearing as the recent data released from NHTSA illustrates the depth of the public health crisis on America’s roads. Infrastructure upgrades coupled with proven vehicle safety technology can help to improve these grim statistics. We look forward to continuing to work with the Members of this Subcommittee to improve public safety.

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