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Comments Submitted to the Federal Register on Upgrades to the U.S. New Car Assessment Program (NCAP)

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On June 8, 2022 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) and the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) filed comments to the federal register detailing proposed upgrades to the U.S. New Car Assessment Program (NCAP).  The comments describe in great detail how NCAP can be improved to achieve its stated purpose of educating consumers on vehicle safety and incentivizing automakers to improve the safety of their products.

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Statement on 2021 Crash Fatalities and the Growing Public Health Crisis on U.S. Roadways

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The latest fatality estimates released today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirm that our nation experienced a horrific spike of motor vehicle crash deaths on our roadways.  Last year, 42,915 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes, a 10.5 percent increase from 2020, and the highest amount since 2005.  Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) agrees with NHTSA Deputy Administrator Dr. Steven Cliff, who is calling this crisis on our roadways “urgent and preventable.”  An equally urgent response to advance vehicle and roadway safety upgrades is needed.

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Joint Statement on Proposed Update of U.S. NCAP

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2022 CONTACT: Allison Kennedy / Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety / akennedy@saferoads.org / 360-281-7033 (C) Joint Statement on Proposed Update of U.S. New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…

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Joint Statement on U.S. Senate’s Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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 Failure to adopt House-passed safety requirements in the Senate’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act puts all road users on a dangerous and deadly path.

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