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Georgia Takes Action on Handheld Cell Phone Use While Driving

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 3, 2018

CONTACT: Madison Forker, mforker@ghsa.org
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States Strengthen Traffic Safety Laws in 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday afternoon, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed H.B. 673 into law, making the state the 16th (along with D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) to ban handheld wireless device phone use behind the wheel.

GHSA Supports Nomination of King as NHTSA Administrator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 6, 2018

Contact: Madison Forker, mforker@ghsa.org
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Statement for attribution to Governors Highway Safety Association Executive Director Jonathan Adkins

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) is delighted that the Administration has nominated Deputy Administrator Heidi King to lead the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Drugged Driving Summit Raises Profile of Critical Issue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 14, 2018

Contact: Madison Forker, mforker@ghsa.org
202-789-0942 x120

Statement for attribution to Governors Highway Safety Association Executive Director Jonathan Adkins

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, March 15, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) will join national stakeholders for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Drugged Driving Summit.

No National Progress in Reducing Pedestrian Fatalities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 28, 2018

Contact: Kara Macek, kmacek@ghsa.org
202-789-0942 x140

2017 Marks 2nd Year of 25-Year High Level of Deaths

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) projects nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. in 2017, marking the second year in a row at numbers not seen in 25 years.

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