Latest Governors Highway Safety Association Stories

2011-07-25 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad range of safety, auto, insurance and alcohol industry groups and companies has called on Congress to pass legislation to provide funding for an advanced drunk driving detection research program which could lead to more than 8,000 fewer highway fatalities each year and a nationwide economic cost saving of approximately $130 billion annually.

2011-07-18 13:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- High school group wins $25,000 in savings bonds as first place winners in a Ford Driving Skills for Life nationwide song contest about the dangers of distracted drivingTeens also win free trip to Usher's New Look Foundation World Leadership Conference to speak in workshop with Usher and John Rich, country music star and Celebrity ApprenticeThe national contest engages teen musicians in educational campaign about the dangers of distracted...

2011-07-14 00:00:31

Recent review of 350-plus studies concludes that texting increases wrecks, and outlawing it is advisable, says Houston car accident lawyer Brad T. Wyly. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 A new comprehensive report on distracted driving underscores that it was misguided for Texas Gov.

2011-07-08 08:40:00

A new report finds that despite nationwide initiatives to ban cell phone use while driving, there is no evidence they are effective.

2011-07-07 12:07:00

State Action Recommended But More Research Needed WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released the first comprehensive overview summarizing distracted driving research for state officials.

2011-05-16 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) Officer John Saunders has been named a "Champion of Change" as part of President Obama's Winning the Future initiative. GHSA nominated Mr.

2011-05-03 11:45:00

Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri and New York are the winners WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As National Youth Traffic Safety Month kicks off, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) announced that four of its members have received $80,000 in grant funding from Ford Driving Skills For Life (Ford DSFL), the teen driving program developed collaboratively by Ford Motor Company Fund and GHSA.

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