Easy Seat Belt Safety Checks to Protect Your Children and Avoid Tragedy

October 2, 2020

How to guard against child strangulation risks with seat belts and other key safety advice By Jeff S. Bartlett. October 01, 2020 Seat belts are among the oldest and most effective safety devices on cars. The latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that 14,955 lives were saved in 2017 due to […]

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Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

September 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Daniels, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C) Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Webinars celebrating past successes belie lack of recent progress and an over-reliance on ineffective nonbinding guidance   The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was […]

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Advocate discusses federal bill after 3-year-old girl dies after being left in hot car in Edmond

August 19, 2020

WATCH VIDEO REPORT HERE: https://www.koco.com/article/advocate-discusses-federal-bill-after-3-year-old-girl-dies-after-being-left-in-hot-car-in-edmond/33638188   EDMOND, Okla. — Edmond police are still investigating the tragic death of a 3-year-old girl who was left in a hot vehicle for several hours Monday. Authorities told KOCO 5 that her father called 911 after finding his daughter in an SUV Monday evening. Police said the girl was […]

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5 reasons why self-driving cars are still not on our roads

August 7, 2020

Updated / Tuesday, 4 Aug 2020 10:15 Not up your street (yet): the Tesla Model 3 which is fitted with a full self-driving system. Photo: Sjoerd van der Wal/Getty Images Analysis: despite what Elon Musk might think, there are still obstacles ahead for fully autonomous carsBy John McDermid, University of York Elon Musk thinks his company Tesla will have fully autonomous […]

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Congress looks to force automakers to make changes after keyless ignition-related deaths

July 14, 2020

WESH – Orlando Videos•July 10, 2020 Congress looks to force automakers to make changes after keyless ignition-related deaths WATCH VIDEO REPORT HERE: https://news.yahoo.com/congress-looks-force-automakers-changes-224117675.html

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Auto Safety: At the foundation of the House infrastructure bill

July 1, 2020

Cathy Chase, Joan Claybrook, Jason Levine and William Wallace, Opinion Contributor June 30, 2020 This spring, despite the entire country essentially being locked down or working from home and rush hour traffic becoming a distant memory, the long-standing public health crisis of auto fatalities remained. In fact, even with far fewer vehicles on the road, car […]

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Momentum for an Effort to Save Children From Sweltering Cars

June 25, 2020

The Hot Cars Act of 2019 is part of legislation the House will soon consider. It’s long overdue, say advocates of technology that alerts owners.             Juan Rodriguez with his wife and son outside a court in August. Charged in the death of his infant twins in a hot car, […]

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SCHAKOWSKY AND PALLONE CHAMPION AUTO SAFETY PROVISIONS INCLUDED IN MOVING FORWARD ACT

June 23, 2020

Jun 22, 2020 Press Release from the House Committee on Energy And Commerce   Washington, D.C. – Today, Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Chair Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) announced the inclusion of critical auto safety provisions in H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act.  The provisions will improve […]

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Joint Statement: The Motor Vehicle Safety Title Advances Important Technology and Programs that will Save Lives, Reduce Injuries and Contain Crash Costs

June 22, 2020

  Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety Center for Auto Safety Consumer Federation of America KidsAndCars.org     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2020    CONTACTS: Pete Daniels, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C)   Janette Fennell, President and Founder, KidsAndCars.org, Janette@KidsAndCars.org / 415-336-9279 (C)   Amber Rollins, Director, KidsAndCars.org, Amber@KidsAndCars.org […]

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5 tips to prevent hot car deaths

June 18, 2020

By Kristen Boxman | Posted: Tue 8:26 AM, Jun 16, 2020 | Updated: Tue 8:43 AM, Jun 16, 2020 Amber Rollins with KidsAndCars.org says hot car deaths are lower than average for 2020. That’s because parents are getting out less. When you get back to a normal routine, you should add a few steps to […]

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