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Statement on 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure

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Today, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, issuing a grade of “D” for U.S. roads and “C” for bridges.  Since its last report in 2017, the grade for roads has remained at a dismal “D,” and the grade for bridges holds the disappointing distinction of being the only category in which the grade dropped (from a C+).  This is not a “refrigerator-worthy” report card.  It is time for our nation’s leaders to “hit the books” and advance proven solutions to upgrade our infrastructure which will also result in improving safety for all road users.

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Letter for House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Hearing on Equity in Transportation Safety Enforcement

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Ensuring that all people can safely and equitably share in the transportation network is essential to our daily lives and opportunities for health care, employment, education, recreation, and others. This must be a cornerstone of our Nation’s transportation policy.

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Letter to Senate Commerce Subcommittee Hearing on “The Logistics of Transporting a COVID-19 Vaccine”

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While our Nation continues to suffer the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic, we are grateful for your attention to this vital part of the relief effort.  As leaders of organizations with public health and safety missions, we appreciate the goal of ensuring that vaccines expeditiously reach the public.  It is also imperative that safety on our roads remains a key priority.  The objectives of transporting vaccines efficiently and safely must not be mutually exclusive.

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Legislation Introduced to Require the Use of Speed Limiters in Commercial Trucks

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FROM THE OFFICE OF SEN. JOHNNY ISAKSON (R-GA) For Immediate Release: June 27, 2019 Contact: Amanda Maddox, 202-224-7777 or Sean Coit, 202-224-5042 Isakson, Coons Introduce Bipartisan Truck Safety Legislation Legislation would codify lifesaving rule that has languished 10 years  …

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