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Letter Opposing Senate Bill (SB) 69 to Weaken North Carolina’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Law

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The learner period is the safest time for novice drivers, supervised by a licensed adult, while they gain skills and confidence to drive independently and responsibly. This is also the stage in which the
supervising adult has an opportunity to help instill lifetime safe driving behaviors. Unfortunately, SB 69 seeks to reduce the critical learner’s period from 12 to just six months.

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Letter in Support of Assembly Bill (A) 1354/Senate Bill (S) 1963 to Upgrade New Jersey’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Law

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This legislation would improve the current graduated driver licensing (GDL) law for novice drivers by requiring supervised driving hours and extending the examination and special learner’s permit holding period for novice teen and young adult drivers.

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Letter to Senate Commerce Subcommittee Hearing on “The Logistics of Transporting a COVID-19 Vaccine”

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While our Nation continues to suffer the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic, we are grateful for your attention to this vital part of the relief effort.  As leaders of organizations with public health and safety missions, we appreciate the goal of ensuring that vaccines expeditiously reach the public.  It is also imperative that safety on our roads remains a key priority.  The objectives of transporting vaccines efficiently and safely must not be mutually exclusive.

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Letter to Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker Urging the Signing of a Bill to Expand Distracted Driving Prohibitions

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Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed Senate Bill (SB) 86 into law on Friday August 9.  The law, which expands prohibitions on distracted driving, takes effect in January 2020.  Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) sent this letter to Governor…

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