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Statement on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Final Rule on Rear Underride Guards for Trailers and Semi-Trailers

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Today the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced a final rule on safety standards for rear underride guards for trailers and semi-trailers.  The result of the rulemaking process, which was initiated in 2015, is a completely inadequate standard that will make road users less safe and undermines the Biden Administration’s stated goal of working towards zero roadway deaths.

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Statement on July 4th Travel and Roadway Safety

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Crowded highways which continue to be plagued by increases in reckless driving are a recipe for disaster.  Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) urges swift action at both the federal and state levels on proven safety measures to reduce crashes, prevent injuries and save lives.

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Statement on New Rule Improving Child Passenger Safety and Proposed Rule on the Operation of Event Data Recorders (EDR)

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Today the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) took the commendable steps of issuing a Final Rule on side impact protection for children seated in child restraints and a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the operation of event data recorders (EDR), devices that provide invaluable information about motor vehicle crashes.  Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) urges the agency to continue working to address the existing backlog of overdue congressionally mandated vehicle safety rules and move forward expeditiously on vehicle safety directives in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA, Pub. L. 117-58).

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Joint Press Release on NHTSA’s Release of Crash Data Involving Vehicles with Automated Driving Technology

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Today safety leaders in Congress as well as safety and bicycle advocates applauded the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for taking the necessary step of releasing crash data on vehicles equipped with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) that are rated as Level 2 per SAE International and vehicles with automated driving system (ADS) capabilities (SAE Levels 3 – 5).

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