Associate Members: Issue Advocacy

Issue Advocacy

GHSA Associate Members listed below are organizations or individuals who advocate for various traffic safety issues at the local, state or national level. Learn more about GHSA’s Associate Membership program and how to apply here.


Started in 1902 by automotive enthusiasts who wanted to chart a path for better roads in America and advocate for safe mobility, AAA has transformed into one of North America’s largest membership organizations.

Adult Driver Services/Driver Safety Consultants, Inc.

Adult Driver Services/Driver Safety Consultants, Inc. (ADS/DSC) promotes driver safety and education through the evaluation, testing and training in the safe operation of a motor vehicle.


With global operations, extensive delivery operations, and over 1.5 million employees worldwide, the safety of our employees in the workplace and on the road is our primary focus as we strive to be the world’s best (and safest) employer

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA)

Founded in 1933, AAMVA serves North American motor vehicle and law enforcement agencies to accomplish their missions.

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing transportation departments in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

American Traffic Safety Services Association

American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) is the international trade association representing companies and individuals in the traffic control and roadway safety industry, providing the features, services and devices used to make America's roadways safer. 


B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) is an organization that provides free advanced driver’s education through its Teen Pro-Active Driving Course program.

Beer Institute

Beer Institute is the national trade association for the brewing industry, representing both large and small brewers, as well as importers and industry suppliers.


Brown-Forman's more than 4,700 employees worldwide have been responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands for more than 150 years.

Catch You Later Foundation

The Catch You Later Foundation was created to spread awareness of New Jersey’s #77 Aggressive Driving hotline that road users can use to report risky driving behaviors directly to the State Police.

Chesapeake Region Safety Council

Established in 1923, the Chesapeake Region Safety Council (CRSC) is a private, non-profit, non-governmental public service organization whose mission is to provide safety training and education that will reduce disabling injuries and save lives.

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is an international not-for-profit organization comprised of motor carrier safety officials and industry representatives.

Diagnostic Driving, Inc.

Diagnostic Driving, Inc. is a Philadelphia-based technology company delivering the only validated, virtual driving test proven to assess the ability to avoid collisions. 


DRIVE SMART Virginia is a nonprofit organization charged with raising awareness and changing behavior to improve the safety of the roadways of the Commonwealth. works to educate teens and adults about the dangers of distracted driving using science-based presentations. 

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization specializing in Family and Consumer Sciences education in schools.

FIA Foundation

The FIA Foundation has an international reputation for innovative philanthropy, environmental research and interventions, and advocacy in the areas of road traffic injury prevention.

Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility

The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility ( is a leader in the fight to eliminate drunk driving and underage drinking and is funded by distillers to promote responsible decision-making regarding beverage alcohol.

Heritage Environmental Services, LLC

Heritage Environmental Services, LLC (HES) has been working to eliminate industrial waste since the 1970’s.

Impact Teen Drivers

Impact Teen Drivers develops and promotes evidence-based education and strategies to save lives and reduce injuries and fatalities caused by reckless and distracted driving.

In One Instant

In One Instant is an evidence-based, award-winning teen safe driving program that uses video and engaging follow-up activities to address distracted and impaired driving.

Kailee Mills Foundation

The Texas-based Kailee Mills Foundation was founded in 2017 after the 16-year-old was ejected and killed after removing her seat belt to take a selfie, while riding in the back seat of a motor vehicle.

Keep Kids Alive Drive 25

As a 501c3 non-profit, the mission of Keep Kids Alive Drive 25 is to help make streets safer for all who walk, cycle, play drive and ride.

Kentucky Distillers' Association

The Kentucky Distillers' Association (KDA) is the first and only non-profit trade association dedicated to protecting Kentucky’s legacy in Bourbon and sharing it with the world.

Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV

Established in 2014, the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine (KKSM) at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) serves as a transformational force in improving health care in the state.


Founded in 1980 by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.

Motorcycle Safety Foundation

Motorcycle Safety Foundation is an internationally recognized developer of rider education curricula, public awareness campaigns and other programs designed to make motorcycling safer and more enjoyable. 

National Association of State Motorcycle Safety Administrators

National Association of State Motorcycle Safety Administrators is an information exchange forum among state-sponsored motorcycle education programs to promote state-administered motorcycle safety programs.

National Association of Women Highway Safety Leaders

National Association of Women Highway Safety Leaders is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization of leaders working nationwide to prevent and reduce deaths and injuries on our nation’s roadways. 

National Coalition for Safer Roads

The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) helps save lives and protect communities by advocating for the use of automated traffic enforcement.

National Road Safety Foundation, Inc. (NRSF)

The National Road Safety Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization now in its 60th year, has been dedicated to reducing deaths and injuries on our nation's roads.

National Safety Council

The National Safety Council (NSC) is the source of safety knowledge, education and resources.

Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS)

NETS is an employer-led, private-public road safety nonprofit dedicated to reducing crashes, injuries, fatalities and crash-related costs. 


RADD, "The Entertainment Industry's Voice for Road Safety," is a nonprofit organization that empowers celebrities and media partners to create positive attitudes about road safety. 

Rookie Rides

Rookie Rides is launching a website for parents of teen drivers to help them research, find and buy the safest vehicle for their teen driver and their budget.


SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) is the nation’s leading youth peer-to-peer education, prevention, and activism organization.

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a nonprofit organization working to reduce unintentional injuries to children ages 0-14 and build equitable and sustained systems that support injury prevention.

Safer New Mexico Now

Since the inception, Safer New Mexico Now has worked in cooperation with the New Mexico Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Division to provide statewide coordination of traffic safety initiatives.

The Keri Anne DeMott Foundation

The Keri Anne DeMott Foundation was started by the DeMott family in 2016 to honor Keri's memory and to share her story with the primary goal of one day ending drunk, impaired, and distracted driving.

The Magic of Life Foundation

Created in 2015, The Magic of Life Foundation delivers impaired driving prevention programs, helps children impacted by drunk driving and provide scholarships for student leaders who are making their communities safer.

ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation

ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation is in its 28th year of providing evidence-based injury prevention programs to students of all ages.

Together for Safer Roads

Together for Safer Roads is a global non-profit bringing together purpose-driven companies, government, and community stakeholders to create safer roads and form partnerships to achieve Vision Zero.

Transportation Improvement Association

Created in 1967, the Transportation Improvement Association (TIA) is committed to identifying transportation safety trends that negatively impact society.

U-Haul International

Since 1945, U-Haul has been the choice for the do-it-yourself mover.

Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP)

Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is an award-winning, public-private partnership working to prevent drunk driving and underage drinking in the Washington metropolitan area.