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Remarks by Cathy Chase at Press Conference on Occupant Detection and Alert Technology to Prevent Hot Car Deaths and Injuries

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Safety technology that detects and alerts to the presence of unattended children must be required as standard equipment on all new passenger vehicles. Absent requiring that new cars be equipped with a system to detect occupants in the whole passenger compartment, children will continue to be imperiled and families will be left with a false sense of security.

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Media Alert: Press Conference on Advancing the Child Protection “Hot Cars” Mandate in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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With temperatures rising as summer quickly approaches, the risk is even greater. Cost-effective safety solutions are readily available that can reduce these grim numbers. In preparation for National Heatstroke Prevention Day on May 1st, we must intensify our efforts and leverage the promise of safety technology to prevent these predictable tragedies.

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Cathy Chase Remarks at Press Conference Hosted by Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) on Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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We are at a transformative time in surface transportation history. With crash deaths reaching nearly 40,000 in 2020 and spiking even more during the first half of this year, there’s an urgency to implement proven solutions.

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MEDIA ALERT: Virtual Press Conference on Ensuring Safety is Advanced in Any Transportation/Infrastructure Package

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Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates), joined by U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and U.S. Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Chair Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), families of truck crash, distracted driving crash, child “hot car” and seatback failure victims, and safety, public health, law enforcement, bicyclist and consumer advocates will discuss needed safety provisions that should be included in any congressional legislation on transportation and infrastructure.

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