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MEDIA ALERT: Annual Report Card to Rate 50 States & DC on Passage of Top Traffic Safety Laws Aimed at Curbing Historic Rise in Roadway Deaths

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Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) will release the 2022 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws, an annual report detailing 16 optimal traffic safety laws proven to reduce crashes, injuries and deaths.  Advocates will also release the findings of a new public opinion poll about roadway dangers.

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Group Letter Urging Kentucky to Upgrade its Distracted Driving Law

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Expanding current distracted driving laws to more broadly curb manual use of devices, known as a hands free requirement or a hand held prohibition, and coupling this measure with provisions to also restrict distracting viewing of devices, such as accessing the internet, reading and updating social media networks, video chatting and streaming video, can help to deter deadly device use behind the wheel.

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Missouri Times Op-Ed by Cathy Chase on Traffic Safety Laws

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These are dangerous times for Missouri motorists and road users. Crash fatalities skyrocketed to a 13-year high in 2020, with nearly 1,000 deaths, including 120 pedestrians, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT).

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