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Statement on Proposed Truck Driver Sleeper Berth Pilot Program

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Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) opposes a new pilot program announced today that would further erode minimum protections to curb the well-known public safety threat of truck driver fatigue.  This proposal by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), announced just days before the start of a new administration, would threaten public safety at a time when truck crashes claim far too many lives and cause lifelong debilitating injuries.

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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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Joint Statement in Honor of National Police Week, May 10-16, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C) Joint Statement in Honor of National Police Week, May 10-16, 2020   Cathy Chase, President, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates): “In honor of National…

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Press Release: 2020 Roadmap of Highway Safety Laws

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 23, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels / 202-408-1141 (O) / 301-442-2249 (C) / pdaniels@saferoads.org   Annual Report Finds Most States Lack Crucial Highway Safety Laws    Time for Action by State Legislatures as 2020 Sessions Commence  …

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