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Safety groups and crash victims object to “safety title” of DRIVE Act

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Several consumer, health and safety organizations joined with victims and survivors of crashes to send a letter to the U.S. Senate outlaying grave concerns regarding the “safety title” of the highway bill. Here is a list of the “worst of…

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JOINT STATEMENT: Different Version of Highway Safety Bill by Republicans and Democrats Reflect Different Vision of Public Safety Needs in Response to the Largest Vehicle Safety Recalls in History and Mounting Truck Crash Deaths and Injuries

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Jackie Gillan, President, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Daphne Izer, Founder, Parents Against Tired Truckers, Jennifer Tierney, N.C. Volunteer Coordinator, Truck Safety Coalition, Joan Claybrook, Chair, Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways, Jack Gillis, Director of Public Affairs, Consumer…

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Statement of Jackie Gillan on Passage of Senate Funding Bill

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STATEMENT OF JACKIE GILLAN, PRESIDENT OF ADVOCATES FOR HIGHWAY AND AUTO SAFETY, ON SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF THE FY 2016 TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT APPROPRIATIONS BILL Today, our highways became more deadly and our families less safe because…

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Illinois Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Opposing Increases to Federal Truck Size and Weight Limits

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For Immediate Release: June 17, 2015 Contact: Jody Couser (443) 703-8678, jodycouser@gmail.com State Action Comes as U.S. Senate is Poised to Consider Transportation Spending Bill, a Likely Vehicle for Anti-Truck Safety “Riders”  U.S. House Transportation Spending Bill (HR 2577) Forces Illinois and…

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