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      • Join us for "Highway Safety in a New Era," September 16-20 in Louisville, KY!

      • As autonomous vehicles merge into our nation's traffic, how can we ensure human drivers are prepared for the transition?

      • GHSA looks forward to working with new DOT Secretary Elaine Chao to forge a strong safety vision for our highways.



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      February 18, 2017

      Though autonomous vehicles have tremendous potential to save lives, it will be crucial to consider how they will interact with human drivers in the transition period. Dr. Jim Hedlund is interviewed regarding these challenges.

      February 15, 2017

      Driver distraction receives much attention as the reason behind increasing fatalities, but GHSA's Jonathan Adkins explains that traditional highway safety issues are still the biggest players at fault.

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      National Road Safety Foundation

      In November 2016, GHSA announced a partnership with the National Road Safety Foundation, Inc.

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      National LEL Program

      Law Enforcement Liaisons (LEL) serve as vital links and conduits between State Highway Safety Offices (SHSO) and a state’s law enforcement community. The National Law Enforcement Liaison Program (NLELP) was created by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

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      Ford Driving Skills for Life

      Ford Driving Skills for Life (Ford DSFL) teaches teens the skills they need to be safe on the roads.

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      AT&T's It Can Wait

      Launched in 2010, AT&T’s It Can Wait campaign shares a simple message: Keep your eyes on the road, not on your phone. The campaign has evolved as smartphone driving distractions have grown beyond texting to include social media, web surfing, video chatting and more.

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