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      • Each year, GHSA recognizes outstanding achievements in highway safety. Nominations for the 2017 awards are now open.

      • Ford DSFL and GHSA are partnering for the 10th year in a row to provide states with funding for teen safe driving programs.

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



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      March 23, 2017

      With Mississippi considering legislation requiring passengers in all seats wear seat belts, this article sites GHSA's 2015 report that found that backseat passengers are three times more likely to die in a crash if unbuckled.

      March 6, 2017

      The California Office of Traffic Safety is working to make drivers aware of pedestrians' vulnerability in crashes. OTS's Chris Cochran discusses the importance of this message and its implementation.



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      March 26-28, 2017
      Charlotte Convention Center

      March 30-31, 2017
      Mystic Hilton

      Programs and Initiatives

      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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