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2011-08-18 10:44:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released its list of seven safety measures - including red light safety cameras - that can cut traffic deaths significantly, but have not been widely implemented by every state. "It's no surprise the IIHS has found that red light safety cameras are a proven safety tool to prevent unnecessary traffic fatalities. Red-light running causes thousands of injuries and hundreds of...

2011-05-08 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when there is intense debate about the role of government, a majority of Americans support additional laws and want more action by government officials to improve highway safety, according to a new survey out today by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The survey release comes as the United Nations kicks off its 'Decade of Action on Road Safety', a global campaign to reduce highway deaths and injuries. (Logo:...

2011-05-06 17:11:00

Commends Rep. Altmire for Introduction WASHINGTON, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Coalition for Older Roadway User Safety (CORUS) strongly endorses H.R. 1776, the Older Driver and Pedestrian Safety and Roadway Enhancement Act of 2011 introduced yesterday by Rep. Jason Altmire (D-Pa.). CORUS, which is comprised of AARP, American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA), American Highway Users Alliance, Easter Seals, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), and...

2010-03-12 07:00:00

Partnership for Advancing Road Safety working to prevent red light running, speeding, distracted driving in North America WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of road safety advocates has formed the Partnership for Advancing Road Safety (PARS) and vowed to make roads safer by raising awareness of traffic safety initiatives that prevent injuries and decrease fatalities. PARS will work to send a clear and consistent message to the driving public: It is not okay to...

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