Latest Seat belt legislation Stories

2011-05-13 07:53:11

Motor vehicle crash-related deaths in the United States resulted in an estimated $41 billion in medical and work loss costs in a year.

2011-05-02 13:03:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials from the American Trucking Associations today praised industry and law enforcement groups, as well as the federal government, for their efforts to improve seat belt usage among commercial truck drivers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "Today's news is yet another reflection of the trucking industry's commitment to safety," ATA President and CEO Bill Graves said.

2011-01-24 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Highway safety advocates today released the 2011 Roadmap Report, the eighth annual report card grading all 50 states and the District of Columbia on their performance when it comes to adopting 15 basic traffic safety laws.

2011-01-18 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Laws that ban texting while driving and that improve safety for teen drivers top AAA's agenda nationwide as state legislatures convene across the country for their 2011 sessions.

2011-01-04 13:20:00

Almost 6 out of 7 US drivers surveyed report that they always wear a seat belt when driving or riding in a motor vehicle, according to a study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2010-11-16 10:33:00

State Laws Governing Seat Belt Enforcement, Teen Licensing, Drunk Driving And Motorcycle Helmet Use on National Priority Safety Agenda WASHINGTON, Nov.

2010-08-25 10:37:00

Cost amounts to nearly $500 for each U.S. licensed driver in one year ATLANTA, Aug.

2010-07-01 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Going into the heavy travel period that includes the Independence Day holiday weekend, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers today not only urged passengers and drivers to buckle-up, the group also urged Congress to enact federal sanctions encouraging states to strengthen safety belt enforcement laws into primary laws.

2010-07-01 14:29:55

The vast majority of Americans interviewed in a new national poll believe winter is the most dangerous time for driving, but the truth is this coming Fourth of July weekend often is the deadliest time.

2010-06-04 13:09:00

Georgia, Vermont and Kansas Act to Save More Lives on Highways WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GHSA applauds Georgia, Kansas and Vermont for enacting new laws to improve highway safety in their states.

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