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motor vehicle crashes

Statement on Dramatic Rise in Crash Deaths During the First Half of 2021

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Motorists and road users are being killed needlessly while proven solutions are deferred, delayed or dormant.   We call upon U.S. DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg and his team to expeditiously issue new safety requirements to protect all road users.

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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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“Unsafe at Any Speed” 55th Anniversary Report

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In January 2021 Ralph Nader released a report marking the 55th anniversary of his book, “Unsafe at Any Speed: The Designed-In Dangers of the American Automobile.”  The report provides a detailed blueprint for reducing motor vehicle crashes, fatalities and injuries…

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Statement on Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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April Fools’ Day marks the start of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, but distracted driving is no joke.  It remains a leading contributor to motor vehicle crashes, deaths and injuries.  Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) calls for decisive action on a comprehensive strategy to curb distraction behind the wheel.

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