“Beyond Steve Cliff’s confirmed service for a few months, there hasn’t been a NHTSA administrator for five or six years in place, and that is kind of outrageous for a federal safety agency, when we have traffic deaths going up so dramatically at historical levels,” Russ Martin, senior director of policy and government relations at the Governors Highway Safety Association, said.
In some places, roads have been designed and lighted to keep traffic moving rather than to protect pedestrians and cyclists. Jonathan Adkins, chief executive of the Governors Highway Safety Association, welcomed the proposal. “We certainly want to see it implemented as soon as possible,” he said.
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