News Releases

As the voice of highway safety, GHSA produces periodic news releases on topics of importance to its membership and the highway safety community.

Michelin partners with Governors Highway Safety Association to Provide Resources to Parents During National Teen Driver Safety Week

October 19, 2020

CONTACT: Megan Bagwell, 864-458-5897,

Greenville, S.C. – A newly released survey of parents of U.S. teens conducted by Michelin North America Inc. and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reveals that 62% say their child has experienced a COVID-19 related disruption in driver education/licensing, but 35% don’t have a backup plan for replacing lost learning.

Federal Traffic Fatality Data Shows Positive Gains, But Serious Concerns Persist During the COVID-19 Era

October 1, 2020

CONTACT: Adrian Nicholas, 202-580-7934,

AFTER-HOURS CONTACT: Pam Shadel Fischer, 908-619-2786,

Pandemic Prompting Speeding, Lack of Seat Belt Use

Statement for attribution to Jonathan Adkins, Executive Director, Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA)

As Drivers Return to the Roadways, Seven States Receive Grants to Stop High Risk Impaired Driving

July 1, 2020

CONTACT: Adrian Nicholas, 202-580-7934,

GHSA & to Award $245,000 in Highway Safety Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the sixth consecutive year, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility ( are awarding grants to help states keep Americans safe from the most dangerous impaired drivers.

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