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2014-09-16 16:20:46

Greater Flexibility Needed to Address Unique State Challenges WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, GHSA Chairman Kendell Poole testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance. The hearing was held to examine implementation of the federal surface transportation authorization bill - Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) - and assess federal oversight of...

2014-09-09 00:20:34

Long Island District Attorney, California Highway Patrol Commissioner and Four Innovative Programs Honored GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) presented its 2014 highway safety awards to two individuals who have made a national impact on issues related to impaired driving and highway safety and four programs focusing on the nation's most pressing highway safety problems at a luncheon as part of its Annual Meeting...

2014-09-04 12:20:39

Drugged, Distracted Driving Among Topics WASHINGTON and GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- September 6-10, more than 500 of the nation's top highway safety leaders will meet in Michigan to continue their collective work toward preventing crashes and fatalities on the nation's roadways. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090827/GHSALOGO The 2014 Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) meeting, Mapping out the Future: Highway Safety after MAP-21,...

2014-09-02 08:21:50

Innovative rear-view mirror accessory reflectionband(TM) is designed to remind drivers to stay safe on the road DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflection Band, LLC announces their attendance as an exhibitor at the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) Annual Meeting 2014 in Grand Rapids, MI from September 7- 10, 2014 to introduce reflectionband(TM). Reflection Band, LLC will be exhibiting in booth #21 in the exhibit hall located at the DeVos Convention Center throughout...

2014-08-26 08:22:54

States share how to keep novice drivers focused on the road WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As young drivers head back to school, a new Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) report explores the problem of teen distracted driving and highlights promising policies designed to address it. According to the most recent data, teens represent the largest proportion of drivers who are distracted at the time of a fatal crash. These crashes impact not only the distracted teen...

2014-07-08 08:21:07

Governors Highway Safety Association and The Allstate Foundation partner to identify initiatives key to reversing unbelted teen fatalities WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Buckling up has always been a simple action that dramatically increases a person's chances of surviving a crash, but more than half of teen drivers killed in 2012 failed to use a seat belt. What's more shocking is that this number has increased by six percent over the last three years. And worse, teen...

2014-05-30 08:21:15

Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, and North Dakota Selected WASHINGTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Car crashes remain the leading cause of death for 15- to 20-year-olds in the U.S. To help combat this problem, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) announced today that six of its member State Highway Safety Offices have been awarded $100,000 in grants from Ford Driving Skills for Life (Ford DSFL). Elements of the award-wining teen driving program,...

2014-05-06 12:21:29

Overall Motorcyclist Safety Has Not Improved in 15 Years WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For only the second year since 1997, U.S. motorcyclist fatalities are projected to decrease in 2013, according to a new analysis of preliminary state data released today by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). The latest Spotlight on Highway Safety report also notes that despite the probable 7 percent decrease in rider deaths, motorcyclist safety has not improved in fifteen...

2014-05-01 08:21:43

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of the eighth anniversary of Global Youth Traffic Safety Month(®), local youth joined members of the National Transportation Safety Board, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Governors Highway Safety Association, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) and Safe Kids Worldwide today at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to address the issue of road safety...

2014-04-03 12:21:19

More Than 40 States Join National Push to Fight Distraction WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Distracted driving is a significant problem on America's roadways. According to the latest federal data, more than 3,328 were killed people and approximately 421,000 people were injured in crashes involving distracted drivers nationwide in 2012. These numbers are likely under-reported because of the difficulty in determining the role distraction plays in crashes....


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