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Letter in Support of Bills on Seat Belts and Automated Enforcement in Massachusetts

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On October 13, 2021, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) sent a letter to the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  The letter voiced support for Senate Bill (S) 1591…

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Joint Letter Supporting Senate Bill (SB) 2121 to Upgrade North Dakota’s Seat Belt Law to Primary Enforcement for All Occupants

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On March 17, 2021 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) sent a joint letter to the North Dakota House Transportation Committee in support of Senate Bill (SB) 2121 which would upgrade North Dakota’s seat belt law to primary enforcement for all occupants.  The letter was co-signed by Advocates, the North Dakota Public Health Association, the North Dakota Emergency Nurses Association, and KidsandCars.org.

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Letter to the North Dakota House of Representatives on Senate Bill (SB) 2121: Primary Enforcement Seat Belt Legislation

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The North Dakota Public Health Association, North Dakota Emergency Nurses Association, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates), and KidsAndCars.org support passage of Senate Bill (SB) 2121, legislation that will upgrade North Dakota’s seat belt law to primary enforcement for all occupants.

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Statement in Support of Wyoming Senate File (SF) 11: Primary Enforcement Seat Belt Legislation

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimated that needless deaths and injuries resulting from non-use of seat belts cost society more than $10 billion annually in medical care, lost productivity, and other injury related costs based on 2010 data. When adjusted for inflation, this amounts to over $12 billion per year.

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