Each State to Receive Report Card Grading Their Progress in Passing Model Traffic Safety Laws
Highway safety advocates to launch congressional campaign to prod all states to enact low-dollar, high-results solutions to reduce annual 40,000 deaths and
***Free Webcast of ’2009 Roadmap to State Highway Safety Laws’ News Conference***
WHAT: As state legislatures across the nation gear up for their 2009 sessions, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety will hold a NEWS CONFERENCE to unveil its “2009 ROADMAP TO STATE HIGHWAY SAFETY LAWS” report grading each state and the
The report will feature the best and worst performing states, states that have made the most and least progress, dangerous legal loopholes in each state that contribute to needless death and injury, and state-specific data on deaths, injuries and related economic losses.
In addition, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety will announce a new congressional initiative to spark nationwide uniform legislative action to save lives on our roadways. Nearly 40,000 people are killed and 2.5 million others are injured each year on our roadways at an economic cost of
WHERE: National Press Club (Zenger Room), 529 14th St, NW (13th Floor),
WEBCAST: A free live WEBCAST of the news conference and an ELECTRONIC PRESS KIT will be available at: www.saferoads.org. Reporters will be able to email questions.
ASSISTANT POLICE CHIEF
SOURCE Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety