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        GHSA's data analysis found at least 7,508 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in 2022 – the most since 1981 and an average of 20 deaths every day.

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        GHSA, Lyft and team up to fund efforts in Georgia and Maryland to encourage people who've been consuming alcohol or other impairing substances to make the safer, responsible choice to get a sober ride home.

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        Explore GHSA's partnerships and learn how to join us as we work towards zero roadway fatalities. 

      • Image of a teen driving a car with her mother in the front passenger seat

        Young drivers are nearly four times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than their older counterparts, but a new GHSA data analysis finds significant progress in young driver safety over the past two decades.

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        GHSA's new report, with support from State Farm®, examines traffic safety cameras – an underutilized tool in the fight to reduce dangerous driving behaviors, reduce inequities and create safer roadways for all.



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      The U.S. highway network totals more than 4 million miles in length, so where does GHSA begin when it comes to tackling highway safety? It starts by engaging participants at its annual meeting from a wide range of fields, including traffic safety, law enforcement, public health, youth engagement, research, technology, and insurance. Some of the association’s primary issues of national concern may seem obvious — alcohol-impaired driving, distracted driving, speed and red-light monitoring, and teen driver safety — but other issues tackled at this year’s event may come as a surprise.

      A new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), with support from State Farm®, examines an important tool in the fight to reduce dangerous driving behaviors that contribute to more than 100 people dying on U.S. roads every day.



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      December 13, 2023 | 3:00 p.m. Eastern | Virtual

      Join Abbott in recognizing National Impaired Driving Prevention Month and participate in an interactive discussion on how to improve practices to reduce preventable fatalities and create safer roads in 2024 and beyond.

      December 19, 2023 | 2:00 p.m. Eastern | Virtual

      Join the Governors Highway Safety Association on December 19 for a webinar to learn more about a new report, funded by State Farm®, that offers a roadmap for states and localities looking to create or expand traffic safety camera programs.