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Statement on on 2020 Crash Deaths and Injuries Report

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Each of the 38,824 persons killed leaves tremendous voids in the lives of their loved ones, their children, parents, spouses, friends and communities.  There is no excuse for inaction or delay by our federal and state leaders.

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Advocates Urges Alabama to Upgrade its Distracted Driving Law

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On February 22, 2022, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) sent a letter to the leadership of the Alabama House of Representatives urging lawmakers to upgrade the state’s distracted driving laws.  While Alabama has taken steps to deter this deadly conduct by enacting a prohibition on texting behind the wheel and on the use of devices by novice, young drivers, more can and should be done to reduce the prevalence of visual, manual and cognitive driver distraction caused by device use.

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Statement on Alarming Crash Death Increases in 2021

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During the first nine months of 2021, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates 31,720 people have been killed in motor vehicle crashes.  These figures are a national tragedy and require immediate action by the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) which is responsible for ensuring our roadways are safe.  Proven and available solutions must be advanced without delay.

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Statement on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Roadway Safety Strategy

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The National Roadway Safety Strategy (NRSS) released today is a step in the right direction to actively address what U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg has accurately called a “crisis” of rising crash fatalities.  The DOT’s commitment to zero fatalities means zero room for hesitation and inaction.

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