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.

Motorcyclists Reluctant to Wear High-Visibility Gear

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16, 2019

CONTACT: Kara Macek, 202-789-0944

New Findings Suggest How to Increase Acceptance

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the National Cooperative Research and Evaluation Program (NCREP), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released a report examining why motorcycle riders choose to wear – or not wear – high-visibility gear and what can be done to encourage greater use rates.

GHSA Joins PAVE Coalition to Increase Driver Knowledge about Automated Vehicle Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 9, 2019

CONTACT: Madison Forker, 202-580-7930

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amidst growing public questions and concerns about current and future automated vehicle (AV) technology, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) is pleased to announce that it has joined Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE).

New Campaign Promotes Rear Belt Use in Ride-Share Vehicles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 20, 2019

CONTACT: Madison Forker, 202-580-7930

Uber and GHSA team up to keep back seat passengers safe

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the summer travel season kicks off, Uber and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) are pleased to announce a reinvigorated and refreshed “Make it Click: Every seat. Every ride” national effort encouraging ride-share customers, and all back-seat vehicle passengers, to always buckle up.

Study Shows Distracted Driving is Changing, but Risks Remain

Statement for attribution to Governors Highway Safety Association Director of Policy and Government Relations Russ Martin

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) thanks the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for conducting ongoing research to better understand the prevalence of distracted driving and its role in traffic crashes.

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