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Ford Driving Skills for Life (Ford DSFL) is one of the nation's most comprehensive, award-winning, teen driver safety programs. Since Ford Motor Company Fund developed it in partnership with the Governors Highway Safety Association and a panel of safety experts in 2003, the program has grown to operate in 35 countries and has trained more than one million new drivers. Ford DSFL teaches newly licensed drivers necessary skills for safe driving through behind-the-wheel training, online learning through The Academy, innovative classroom curriculums, peer-to-peer school programming and awareness campaigns. For more resources and information visit us online at www.drivingskillsforlife.com.
The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) 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. For more information, go to responsiblity.org.
The National Road Safety Foundation, Inc. (NRSF) is a non-profit 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. NRSF produces free traffic safety programs on distracted driving, drowsy driving, speed, impairment and a host of other safe driving issues. NRSF also sponsors contests to engage teens while promoting safe driving to their peers and their communities. For more information or to download free programs, visit www.nrsf.org.
We were founded in 2009 to solve an important problem: how do you get a ride at the push of a button? More than five billion trips later, we've started tackling even greater challenges: making transportation safer with self-driving cars, delivering food quickly and affordably with Uber Eats, and reducing congestion in cities by getting more people into fewer cars. Learn more at www.uber.com
Check To Protect is a national campaign to encourage drivers to check the recall status of their vehicle and have open recalls fixed immediately. It is led by the National Safety Council (NSC), along with founding coalition partner FCA US (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles). Drivers can enter their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to see if their car or truck has an open recall, and dealers will repair recalls free of charge. One in five vehicles on the road today has an unrepaired safety recall – including 42 million vehicles that still have a dangerous Takata airbag – posing an urgent risk to drivers and passengers. www.CheckToProtect.org
Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The Company has earned a long-standing reputation for building innovative premium tires. In addition to tires, the Company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs about 22,700 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants. Forbes magazine has ranked Michelin No. 1 on its annual survey of “Best Large Employers in America” for 2018. Learn more about purpose-driven careers with a purpose-driven company at jobs.michelinman.com.
The mission of State Farm is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. State Farm and its affiliates are the largest providers of auto and home insurance in the United States. Its nearly 19,000 agents and approximately 65,000 employees serve approximately 83 million policies and accounts – approximately 81 million auto, fire, life, health and commercial policies and approximately 2 million bank accounts. Commercial auto insurance, along with coverage for renters, business owners, boats and motorcycles, is available. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 36 on the 2018 Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit http://www.statefarm.com.
For nearly a decade, AT&T’s It Can Wait program has been a leader in raising awareness around the dangers of smartphone use while driving. Over these years, It Can Wait has launched several successful campaigns and virtual reality experiences, and collaborated with corporations and stakeholders to share this lifesaving message. These efforts have resulted in more than 37 million pledges – and counting – to not drive distracted.
AT&T’s It Can Wait program continues to identify new ways to spread its message to new generations of drivers and smartphone users. To learn more, or join the movement, visit ItCanWait.com and follow @ItCanWait on Twitter.
LexisNexis® CoplogicTM Solutions helps statewide agencies turn crash reporting into a data-driven asset enabling more effective planning and traffic safety campaigns aimed at saving lives across the country. Our advanced crash reporting solutions can help you make more thoughtful and accurate data driven safety decisions. At LexisNexis Coplogic Solutions, we are committed to providing the necessary tools and working closely with law enforcement to help achieve the goal of reducing crashes and saving lives. For more information, please contact Bob Holtgrave at 502.608.2624 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lyft was founded in June 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. Lyft is the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S. and is available in over 350 cities. Lyft is preferred by drivers and passengers for its safe and friendly experience and its commitment to effecting positive change for the future of our cities.
Toyota, creator of the Prius and the Mirai fuel cell vehicle, is committed to advancing mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands. Over the past 60 years, we’ve produced more than 30 million cars and trucks in North America, where we operate 14 manufacturing plants (10 in the U.S.) and directly employ more than 44,000 people (more than 34,000 in the U.S.). Our 1,800 North American dealerships (nearly 1,500 in the U.S.) sold almost 2.6 million cars and trucks (2.45 million in the U.S.) in 2016 – and about 85 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 15 years are still on the road today. For more information about Toyota, visit www.toyotanewsroom.com.
Waymo’s mission is to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. We aim to bring fully self-driving technology to the world that can improve mobility by giving people the freedom to get around, and save thousands of lives now lost to traffic crashes.
Headquartered in Hiroshima, Japan, and started in 1931, Mazda has made its mark in the automotive industry by creating cars that exemplify an effortless joyful driving philosophy. Its challenger spirit drives the company to produce products that ensure a lasting bond with its consumers, while maintaining a strong commitment as positive stewards of the environment – the EPA has recognized Mazda as the most fuel-efficient car brand for five consecutive years. Recently, Mazda Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation announced a new joint-venture company “Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc.” (MTMUS) that will produce vehicles in Huntsville, Alabama, starting in 2021. The facility is expected to create up to 4,000 jobs and produce 300,000 vehicles. Mazda North American Operations oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through more than 700 dealers. Learn more at www.mazdausa.com.
Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; excess & surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com
The first Volvo rolled off the production line in Gothenburg way back in 1927 and since then, we’ve gone from strength to strength, creating world-changing innovations along the way. Safety is in our DNA. Our vision is that no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo by 2020 and we are committed to making driving easier and safer. Today, our technologies support you while driving, helping to prevent accidents and protecting you if one occurs.
Volvo Car Group produces a luxury range of cars that includes sedans, wagons and SUVs and has more than 31,000 employees worldwide. Volvo is also a global brand with manufacturing in Sweden, Belgium, China and soon the United States.
Please visit us at www.volvocars.com
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. For more information about AAA's efforts, please visit us online at publicaffairs.aaa.com.
Over the past 15 years, Alliance has worked with more than 20 state highway safety offices to promote safety messages targeted at the high risk demographics identified in each states highway safety plan. The company was originally founded to promote the message at sporting events across the country and has expanded to reach at risk drivers in schools, fairs, and festivals in addition to sports. www.alliancehighwaysafety.com
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the safe replacement of auto glass. The AGSC was founded and is supported by companies in the auto glass replacement industry and other stakeholders who keep safe installation as their primary goal. The AGSC is an accredited American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards development organization. It has developed the North America’s only auto glass replacement standard, the AGRSS™ Standard (ANSI/AGSC/AGRSS 004-2018 Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standard). The AGRSS Standard addresses procedures, education and product performance. The AGSC’s mission is to develop and maintain standards for the replacement of auto glass; Educate the industry and provide accreditation; and promote awareness of the AGRSS™ Standard to the insurance industry and driving public at large.
Conduent Transportation is a leading provider of transportation and mobility solutions, managing millions of interactions every day for government agencies and their constituents. We leverage the power of cloud, mobile and IoT, combined with technologies such as automation, to elevate and personalize every interaction for roadway charging and management, curbside management, transit and public safety. Learn more at www.conduenttransportation.com.
The Kentucky Distillers' Association is a non-profit 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 responsibility, and innovative tourism experiences delivered by the KDA’s Kentucky Bourbon Trail® and Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® adventures. The KDA and its members champion a strong commitment to the responsible consumption of spirits and fight to curb underage drinking and drunk driving in collaboration with public, private, and non-profit partners across Kentucky and the greater United States. kybourbon.com
Smart Start leads the way in the alcohol-monitoring industry as a worldwide manufacturer of advanced technology and custom-designed software. Built on convenience, Smart Start’s Ignition Interlocks and S.M.A.R.T. Mobile™ portable alcohol-monitoring device provide the greatest benefit at the lowest cost to both users and monitoring authorities. Our dependable, user-friendly technology is supported by a 24/7/365 Customer Care Center. With many service locations across the U.S. and an international footprint in 19 countries, Smart Start is Setting The Standard In Alcohol Monitoring Technology®. For more information, visit www.smartstartinc.com.
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. TSR was started in conjunction with the UN's Decade of Road safety and has partners around the world. TSR’s members include AB InBev, AIG, AT&T, CalAmp, CellSlip, Pirelli Tire, Republic Services, Rio Ventures, Lyft, Ericsson, GM, iHeartMedia, Octo Telematics, Geotab, PepsiCo, UPS, Walmart, and others. Learn more at www.togetherforsaferroads.org.
The SoToxa™ Mobile Test System is a portable oral fluid drug testing analyzer designed to meet the high-performance demands of law enforcement agencies. With a 6-panel test cartridge and an oral fluid collection swab, the SoToxa™ system performs the drug screening, and interprets the test results—all on location. It offers the optimal combination of portability, speed, ease of use, reliability, and accuracy—empowering officers to take action at the roadside with immediate test results.
Founded in 1933, AAMVA serves North American motor vehicle and law enforcement agencies to accomplish their missions. The association’s vision-Safe Drivers, Safe Vehicles, Secure Identities, Saving Lives-guides AAMVA’s activities, resources, and programs in driver licensing, vehicle titling/ registration, motor carrier services, identity management, and technology solutions. Please visit our website at aamva.org to find out about our specific programs and technology services and for information and best practices.
Advanced Drivers Education Products & Training, Inc. (ADEPT Driver) is a science-based instructional technology company that designs behavioral interventions that measurably reduce automobile crashes. ADEPT Driver is recognized by the insurance industry as the leader in crash reduction training. Our teenSMART® program is approved by most state Departments of Insurance due to its proven effectiveness. Our Lifelong Driver® program extends the driving lifecycle of older drivers. For more information go to adeptdriver.com.
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers is the voice for a united auto industry. Alliance members include BMW Group, FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corporation, Jaguar Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz USA, Mitsubishi Motors, Porsche, Toyota, Volkswagen Group of America and Volvo Car USA. Its members are committed to developing and implementing constructive solutions to public policy challenges that promote sustainable mobility and benefit society in the areas of environment, energy and motor vehicle safety. Visit www.autoalliance.org for more.
Safety is everybody’s business…safety planning is ours. Highway Safety Plans, Annual Reports and program area strategic safety plans are well worth the substantial time and effort they require, because they are essential to highway safety offices operations. After all, they impact such critical issues as impaired driving, occupant protection, motorcycle safety, traffic records and more. We assist state highway safety offices with these tasks as well as assessments, organizing and supporting coalitions, supporting traffic record coordinating committees, planning conferences, data analysis and Strategic Highway Safety Plan updates and implementation. Our highly trained and experienced professionals, several of whom have led state highway safety offices, understand your needs and challenges and bring the resources to meet your deadline-driven tasks. We handle the planning, so you can focus on the implementation. For more information, visit http://ghsa.camsysstaging.com/.
The Coalition of Ignition Interlock Manufacturers (CIIM) is a 501(c)(6) formed by the nation's leading manufacturers to combine member expertise and experience and speak with one voice to reduce the carnage caused by alcohol impaired drivers. We strive to bring the most credible, factual information on ignition interlocks to public policy discussions. Currently comprised of the nation’s leading interlock manufacturers, CIIM is open to any manufacturer certified for use and operating in one or more states. Visit www.ignitioninterlocksite.com.
Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2018, Continental generated preliminary sales of €44.4 billion and currently employs around 244,000 people in 60 countries and markets.
The Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) program is developing a first-of-its-kind, in-vehicle alcohol detection system that will unobtrusively and passively determine when a driver is impaired with a BAC at or above .08%. This breakthrough technology is now being installed in test vehicles, and we invite states to partner with us to support these on-road trials. The data and feedback we gather will help us get this life-saving technology over the finish line – and will demonstrate your state’s commitment to using innovative solutions in the fight against drunk driving. There are opportunities to use NHTSA highway safety grant funding towards this effort. Contact Rob Strassburger at email@example.com for information on how to partner.
LTI is the industry leader in the design and manufacturing of innovative laser-based speed and distance measurement instruments including laser rangefinders, speed guns & sensors. We also developed the first commercial laser speed enforcement tool for the law enforcement community and our laser speed & mapping devices are being used by law enforcement agencies all over the world.
Mercer Consulting Group LLC specializes in behavioral traffic safety programs including highway safety office management and administration, assessments, public policy and planning. For more information, visit us online at www.mercerconsultinggroup.com/.
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup SeriesTM, NASCAR XFINITY SeriesTM, and NASCAR Camping World Truck SeriesTM), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. The International Motor Sports AssociationTM (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar ChampionshipTM, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit http://www.NASCAR.com and http://www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).
Working in partnership with states, organizations and businesses to develop, implement and evaluate strategies, tools and tactics to help keep people safe on the road. Visit pamfischerconsulting.com
Since 1945, U-Haul has been the choice for the do-it-yourself mover. We share our distinctive orange and white U-Haul trucks, trailers and towing devices as well as offer self-storage rooms through a network of company-operated moving centers and independent U-Haul dealers. U-Haul customers’ patronage has enabled the company to maintain the largest rental fleet in the do-it-yourself moving industry. The company provides industry leading moving and storage boxes and an extended line of packing supplies to protect customer possessions. U-Haul is also the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket.
Improving lives through research. Westat’s Center for Transportation, Technology & Safety Research staff are experts in examining driver behavior, conducting field research, developing and performing household travel surveys, and designing safety systems evaluations. Our experienced transportation safety professionals are supported by specialized laboratories, world-class statisticians, an award winning graphics department, talented geospatial analysts, and an expansive field research system. Our current project topics include automated vehicle and other technology evaluation, travel speeds, enhanced seat belt usage, child passenger safety, traffic operations center effectiveness, and law enforcement program assistance. We can develop and deliver data collection instruments, training materials, and toolkits for projects large and small. Learn more about our employee-owned company at www.westat.com.