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Statement: New Study Reveals Results of Lowering Speed Limits

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Media Contact: Helen Jonsen hjonsen@saferoads.org 202-977-7534 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Statement of Cathy Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates):  New Study Reveals Results of Lowering Speed Limits. Proven Safeguards Must Be Advanced with Urgency to Reduce this Killer…

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Safety Groups Create Automated Enforcement (AE) Checklist

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Red light and speed cameras are powerful enforcement tools that have been shown to reduce crashes, but programs must be carefully implemented to maintain community support.  A new checklist released on May 6, 2021 by AAA, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Safety Council (NSC) can serve as a roadmap for communities that are establishing or expanding automated enforcement programs.

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Statement on the 2021-2022 National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements

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As the Board stated during its meeting on the new Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements (MWL), all of NTSB’s recommendations are science-based, data-driven and deserving of implementation, but those selected for the Most Wanted List represent areas that are “ripe for action.”

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Letter Opposing Senate Bill (SB) 331 to Raise Speed Limits on West Virginia Highways

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Speeding in West Virginia was a contributing factor in 33 percent of all traffic fatalities in 2019, a notably higher proportion than the national average of 26 percent (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)). Excess speed can contribute to both the frequency and severity of motor vehicle crashes and is especially damaging to vulnerable road users such as pedestrians and bicyclists.

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