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vulnerable road user

Statement on New Research Showing Large Passenger Vehicle Dangers to Pedestrians in Intersections

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Walking across the street should not be a death-defying act.  The data presented by IIHS strengthens the case for adoption of the Safe System Approach to protect pedestrians and other vulnerable road users (VRUs), especially given trends in the U.S. passenger fleet toward larger vehicles and the historically high number of pedestrians killed in 2020, 6,500.

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Joint Statement on U.S. House of Representatives Passage of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3684)

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It is now time for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to act with urgency to implement and exceed the Congressional directives to address the nearly 40,000 deaths and 2.7 million injuries occurring on our nation’s roadways annually.

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Letter Opposing Assembly Bill (AB) 122 to Weaken California’s Bicycle Safety Law

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On March 30, 2021 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) sent a letter to the California Assembly Committee on Appropriations opposing Assembly Bill (AB) 122.  This legislation would allow bicyclists to proceed through an intersection controlled by a stop sign without stopping if no vehicle is in the intersection or constitutes an immediate hazard to the cyclists while they are in the intersection.

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