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Message to Congress from Seatback Collapse Victim Advocate Theodore Schwab

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“On March 25, 2016 our 10-year-old son Teddy was severely injured as a result of a collapsing seatback in a rear impact collision.  Teddy suffered a fractured skull and a traumatic brain injury during the crash, and our family has never been the same.”

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Message to Congress from Red Light Running Crash Victim Advocate Melissa Wandall

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“My husband Mark was taken from our family following a senseless red light running crash in 2003. Today, I am asking Congress to ensure that lifesaving safety technology is required in all new vehicles.”

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Message to Congress on “Teen Truckers” Pilot Program

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Dangerous pilot program allowing “teen truckers” to drive large trucks in interstate commerce must be stripped.

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Message to Congress from Hot Car Incident Victim Advocate Lindsey Rogers-Seitz

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“It has been seven years since my precious son Benjamin passed away in our family vehicle after a change in routine caused my husband to forget that he had not dropped him off at daycare.  Families do not move on from tragedies like this, and perhaps the most tragic thing of all is that these hot car incidents are preventable with the right kind of technology.  Car manufacturers have been aware of this problem for decades.  We need the U.S. Senate to follow the lead of the House and include the Hot Cars Act in transportation and infrastructure legislation.”

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