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.


During more than a century of public service, AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. AAA is dedicated to promoting traffic safety through education, advocacy and research.

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.

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA)

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


B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides free advanced driver’s education through its Teen Pro-Active Driving Course program.

Beer Institute

Beer Institute, established in 1986, is the national trade association for the brewing industry, representing both large and small brewers as well as importers and industry suppliers.

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is an international not-for-profit organization comprised of local, state, provincial, territorial and federal motor carrier safety officials and industry representatives from the United States, Canada and Mexico.


CTIA -The Wireless Association® ( represents the U.S. wireless communications industry and the companies throughout the mobile ecosystem that enable Americans to live a 21st-century connected life.

Diagnostic Driving, Inc.

Diagnostic Driving, Inc.


DRIVE SMART Virginia is a nonprofit organization charged with raising awareness and changing behavior to improve the safety of the roadways of the Commonwealth. The organization has endeavored to improve the lives of all Virginians through its public information and education initiatives. works to educate teens and adults about the dangers of distracted driving using science-based presentations. To learn more, visit

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 through grade 12. One of its national programs is Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety (FACTS).

FIA Foundation

The FIA Foundation has an international reputation for innovative global road safety philanthropy, practical environmental research and interventions to improve air quality and tackle climate change, and high-impact strategic advocacy in the areas of road traffic injury preven

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

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.

Kentucky Distillers' Association

The Kentucky Distillers' Association (KDA) is a nonprofit trade association founded in 1880 to promote, protect and elevate Kentucky’s signature bourbon and distilled spirits industry through member benefits like media relations, governmental and regulatory advocacy, corporate social responsibili


MADD is a nonprofit grassroots organization working to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. For more information, visit

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. (NRSF) is a nonprofit organization that for more than 55 years has been dedicated to reducing deaths and injuries on our nation's roads by promoting safe driving awareness and lifelong education.

National Safety Council

The National Safety Council (NSC) is the source of safety knowledge, education and resources. NSC is the leading safety advocate that prevents the most injuries and deaths by serving safety needs at work, on the road, at home and in the community.

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. For more information, visit


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. Visit for more information.


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

Safer New Mexico Now

In 1985, Safer New Mexico Now was founded by H.J. "Doc" and Lena Weiler after their son Jeff was killed in an unbelted automobile crash. Both Doc and Lena's life-long work was to leave New Mexico a better place for us all.

SmartDrive Foundation

SmartDrive Foundation was established in 2005 and is committed to creating opportunities in high schools across Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. More than 50,000 students each year attend SmartDrive programs geared toward young and inexperienced drivers.

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 through its network of national and international chapters.

Together for Safer Roads

Together for Safer Roads is a global NGO that works with government, businesses and community stakeholders on local projects, fleet safety management and technology initiatives to prevent traffic crashes, injuries and deaths.

Transportation Improvement Association

Created in 1967, the Transportation Improvement Association (TIA) is committed to identifying transportation safety trends that negatively impact society and developing solutions that can be implemented to save lives, prevent injuries and improve mobility.  In 2008, the Ash Center

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.

Youth Accident Prevention Program

Youth Accident Prevention Program is a five-day program taught in every junior and senior high school in Pulaski County, Arkansas.