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surface transportation reauthorization

MEDIA ALERT: Virtual Press Conference on Lack of Needed Safety Upgrades in the U.S. Senate “Surface Transportation Investment Act of 2021”

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Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) joined by Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Edward Markey (D-MA) families of truck crash, “hot car” and seatback failure victims, safety & consumer advocates, public health experts and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters will call on the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation to include urgently needed safety upgrades in surface transportation legislation scheduled for consideration by the Committee on June 16.

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Statement on Advancement of the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 3684)

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The Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act (H.R. 3684), passed by the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on a bipartisan vote, includes provisions to produce meaningful safety gains, especially in the areas of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and protecting vulnerable road users including pedestrians and bicyclists.

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Group Letter to U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Urging Safety Provisions to be Included in Transportation Legislation

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As you consider surface transportation reauthorization legislation, we urge you to advance safety solutions that will significantly reduce the motor vehicle crash death and injury toll that imposes a needless emotional and economic burden on our country. You have a unique opportunity to make progress on overdue lifesaving measures and achieve consequential reductions in highway deaths and injuries.

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