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Archived Media Coverage: 2008

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Dec. 31, 2008 Decline in traffic fatalities continues (Omaha World-Herald)
Dec. 30, 2008 No More Texting While Driving for California Drivers (US News & World Reports)
Dec. 19, 2008 LaHood announced as Obama's choice to lead DOT (
Dec. 18, 2008 Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest National Campaign Begins (The Daily Kenoshan - Kenosha, Wis.)
Dec. 17, 2008 Cell Phone Laws and Car Insurance (International Business Times)
Dec. 17, 2008 Bear Creek wins 2008 Oberstar award ( - Boulder, Colo.)
Dec. 17, 2008 De Pere council rejects cell-phone ban (Green Bay Press-Gazette)
Dec. 4, 2008 Resolve not to become accident statistic (The Washington Times)
Dec. 4, 2008 Bill bans cell calls in cars (The Columbia Daily Tribune - Columbia, Mo.)
Dec. 3, 2008 Death Prompts Calls For Cell Phone Legislation (CBS 4 - Denver, Colo.)
Dec. 1, 2008 Back-seat Driver: You, too, can help stop drunken drivers (The Sacramento Bee)
GHSA Immediate Past Chairman Chris Murphy is quoted in this article.
Nov. 24, 2008 7 DUI Checkpoints Planned in Delaware This Thanksgiving Weekend (WBOC-TV 16 - Dover, Del.)
Nov. 21, 2008 Underage drinking gets attention is deserves (The Times - Trenton, N.J.)
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is quoted on the underage drinking issue.
Nov. 19, 2008 Kansas doing better - but still not well - in driving safety laws (Lawrence Journal-World - Lawrence, Kan.)
GHSA Board Member Pete Bodyk is quoted in this story.
Nov. 18, 2008 'Click It or Ticket' in full swing this month (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Nov. 13, 2008 How dangerous is texting while driving? (14 WFIE - Evansville, Ind.)
Nov. 7, 2008 Scout to begin e-mail, text message traffic alerts today (The Kansas City Star)
GHSA Board Member Leanna Depue and GHSA staff are quoted in this article about Missouri's driver notification system.
Nov. 5, 2008 Voting time isn't too costly for employers (The Tennessean - Nashville)
GHSA Board Member Kendell Poole is quoted in this story about the election.
Nov. 4, 2008 FFA wins grant for work with young drivers (Emery County Progress - Castle Dale, Utah)
Nov. 3, 2008 Get education, not points (Detroit Free Press)
GHSA’s position on fines and points is included in this article.
Nov. 2, 2008 Messages on electronic freeway signs may soon include ads (The Mercury News - San Jose)
GHSA’s position on advertising on electronic messages boards is included in this article.
Oct. 30, 2008 Fatalities on the rise in vehicle-animal crashes (The Washington Post)
Oct. 29, 2008 An Old Refrain: Slow Down (The New York Times)
Oct. 24, 2008 Red Cross to honor fallen motorcyclist (Jacksonville Daily Progress - Jackstonville, Texas)
This article references GHSA's Survey of the States: Motorcycle Safety Programs.
Oct. 22, 2008 New law prompts rider reality check (The Times-Union - Jacksonville)
Oct. 22, 2008 Five Teens Killed in Crashes During Safety Week (WHSV-TV3 ABC - Richmond, Va.)
Oct. 22, 2008 Rockland moves to outlaw texting while driving (The Journal News - New York's Lower Hudson Valley)
Oct. 22, 2008 This week focuses on safety for teen drivers (KTAR Radio - Phoenix)
Oct. 21, 2008 Parent training program on teen's GDL (1150AM WDEL - Wilmington, Del.) Audio icon
GHSA Strategic Communications Committee Chairman Andrea Summers is featured in this audio clip.
Oct. 21, 2008 Ford tool to improve teen safety: MyKey (Consumer Reports)
Driving Skills for Life is referenced in this article.
Oct. 20, 2008 Debate over red-light cameras flaring up in Santa Clara County (The Mercury News - San Jose)
GHSA’s support of red light cameras is included in this article.
Oct. 20, 2008 MSU students recognized for buckling up (Montana's News Station)
Montana supports National Teen Driver Safety Week.
Oct. 20, 2008 Texas leads U.S. in reducing teen traffic deaths (The Houston Chronicle)
Oct. 20, 2008 Parents' distracted driving habits set a poor example (Detroit Free Press)
Driving Skills for Life is referenced in this article.
Oct. 20, 2008 CARZ FOR GIRLZ: How To Celebrate Teen Driver Safety Week (The Auto Channel)
Driving Skills for Life is referenced in this article.
Oct. 20, 2008 New Rules Make Roads Safer for Teen Drivers (ABC News)
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is quoted in this article.
Oct. 17, 2008 Teen passengers a deadly risk for young drivers (Milford Beacon - Milford, Del.)
GHSA Strategic Communications Committee Chairman Andrea Summers is quoted in this story.
Oct. 17, 2008 Safety tips for teens behind the wheel; national awareness campaign (NBC 12 News - Richmond, Va.)
GHSA Board Member John Saunders is quoted in this story.
Oct. 17, 2008 Iowa attorney general supports teen driver safety week (KCAU-TV - Sioux City, Iowa)
Oct. 16, 2008 National Teen Driver Safety Week to be held Oct. 19-25 (The Daily Kenoshan - Kenosha, Wis.)
GHSA Member Dennis Hughes is quoted in this story.
Oct. 16, 2008 Cell phone use while driving is legal in isles (Honolulu Star-Bulletin)
Oct. 15, 2008 Group pushes for better motorcycle helmet labeling (Los Angeles Times)
Oct. 15, 2008 Govt wants kids to buckle up on small school buses (The Associated Press)
Oct. 14, 2008 State program earns national honor for seatbelt campaign (The Register-Herald - Beckley, W.Va.)
Oct. 11, 2008 Keeping drunks off Texas roads (Abilene Reporter-News - Abilene, TX)
Oct. 10, 2008 MyKey can give parents some control over kids' driving (San Bernardino Sun - San Bernardino, Calif.)
Oct. 8, 2008 Port Royal to get $50,000 grant to try to curb drunken driving (Beaufort Gazette - Beaufort, S.C.)
Oct. 2, 2008 No more texting behind the wheel (Corning Observer - Corning, Calif.)
Oct. 1, 2008 Wait until 17 (The Toledo Blade)
Sept. 29, 2008 Cameras that catch speeders cut travel time (Chicago Sun-Times)
Sept. 24, 2008 Speed bumps ahead for Segway tours? (The San Diego Union-Tribune)
Sept. 17, 2008 Driving age push brings mixed reactions (The Grand Rapids Press)
Sept. 16, 2008 A Look At Cell Phone Laws In KELOLAND (KELOLAND TV - Sioux Falls, S.D.)
Sept. 15, 2008 Panel to push for tough texting-while-driving ban (The Arizona Republic)
Sept. 15, 2008 LA rail probe seeks cell info as commute resumes (The Associated Press)
Sept. 14, 2008 Lowering the Drinking Age Is a Non-Starter (The News & Advance - Lynchburg, Va.)
Editorial agrees with GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy.
Sept. 13, 2008 Roadshow: Many ignore hands-free cell phone law (The Mercury News - San Jose)
GHSA’s perspective about cell phone enforcement is included in this article about California’s hands-free law.
Sept. 13, 2008 Teen drivers invited to compete (Albany Democrat Herald - Albany, Ore.)
GHSA Member in Oregon is utilizing the Driving Skills for Life Program.
Sept. 13, 2008 To allow drinking at 18 is dead wrong (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
GHSA Member Bob Dallas authored this editorial.
Sept. 12, 2008 Shut Up and Drive -- or At Least Stop Texting (The Huffington Post)
Sept. 10, 2008 Distracted drivers at risk, experts say (The Arizona Republic)
Sept. 10, 2008 Raise driving age, insurance group says (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Sept. 10, 2008 1 teen dies, 3 hurt in morning Washington Twp. crash (Detroit Free Press)
Sept. 10, 2008 Phoenix texting ban called success, despite few citations (KTAR Radio - Phoenix)
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is quoted in this article.
Sept. 10, 2008 Arizona fights proposals to lower drinking age (KTAR Radio - Phoenix)
Sept. 10, 2008 Group calls for higher driving age (The Baltimore Sun)
Sept. 9, 2008 Should 16-year-olds drive? (Chicago Tribune)
Sept. 9, 2008 Raise driving age to 17 or 18, safety group urges in new report (Detroit Free Press)
Sept. 9, 2008 Raise the driving age to 17 or 18? (KWSO-TV - Lawton, OK and Wichita Falls, Texas) Video icon
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is featured in this video clip.
Sept. 9, 2008 Teen-driver limits cut crashes, experts say (The Arizona Republic)
Sept. 9, 2008 When Should Teens Be Allowed to Drive? (The Wall Street Journal)
Sept. 9, 2008 Highway safety experts: lower drinking age, raise driving age (ABC 15/KNXV-TV - Phoenix) Video icon
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is featured in this video clip.
Sept. 9, 2008 Caution, teens: Effort to raise driving age ahead (Star Tribune - Minneapolis)
Sept. 9, 2008 Report makes a case for raising driving age (USA Today)
Sept. 8, 2008 Group says states should raise the driving age (The Associated Press)
Sept. 8, 2008 Scottsdale traffic meeting to focus on speed cameras (ABC 15/KNXV-TV - Phoenix)
Sept. 3, 2008 Police News: 66 Arrested for DUI (The News Journal - Wilmington, Del.)
GHSA Strategic Communications Committee Chairman Andrea Summers is referenced in this article.
Sept. 2, 2008 Labor Day Deaths May Have Been Prevented (The Kentucky Post - Northern Kentucky)
Sept. 2, 2008 Booze It & Lose It nabs drunk driver (Cherokee Scout - Cherokee County, N.C.)
North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program is referenced in this article.
Aug. 28, 2008 Drunken-driving deaths fall in 32 states (The Associated Press)
Aug. 22, 2008 In our view: Keep legal age 21 (The Columbian - Clark County, Wash.)
Aug. 22, 2008 Officials criticize plans to lower drinking age to 18 (Charleston Daily Mail)
Aug. 21, 2008

It works [editorial in support of 21 drinking age] (Cumberland Times-News - Cumberland, Md.)

Aug. 21, 2008 Police stepping up DUI enforcement (South Brunswick Post - Central New Jersey)
Aug. 21, 2008 A sobering thought | College chiefs press for lowering drinking age (The Tribune-Democrat - Johnstown, Pa.)
Aug. 21, 2008 2 Withdraw From Petition to Rethink Drinking Age (The New York Times)
Aug. 21, 2008 Lower Drinking Age Is Criticized (The Washington Post)
Aug. 21, 2008 Editorial: College drinking proposal flawed (Herald Times Reporter - Green Bay, Wis.)
Aug. 20, 2008 Underage drinking, driving offenses up in New Hanover (Star-News - Wilmington, N.C.)
Aug. 20, 2008 Georgia colleges reject effort to lower drinking age (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Aug. 20, 2008 MADD Blasts College Presidents Who Support Lowering Drinking Age (630 WMAL - Washington, D.C.)
Aug. 19, 2008 U of I president opposes lowering drinking age (The Des Moines Register)
Aug. 19, 2008 Drinking-age proposal draws attacks (The Baltimore Sun)
Aug. 18, 2008 Heads of 5 Va. colleges support drinking-age study (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Aug. 18, 2008 We're driving, crashing less (Detroit Free Press)
Aug. 15, 2008 Del. among leaders in road fatality declines (The News Journal - Wilmington, Del.)
GHSA Member Tricia Roberts and Strategic Communications Committee Chairman Andrea Summers are quoted in this article.
Aug. 15, 2008 Traffic deaths drop to lowest since 1994 (USA Today)
GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy is quoted in this article.
Aug. 14, 2008 Councilman Seeks to Ban Text Messaging at Wheel (The New York Times)
Aug. 14, 2008 Traffic deaths fall to 41,059 in '07; lowest number since '94 (The Detroit News)
GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy is quoted in this article.
Aug. 12, 2008 Crackdown on impaired driving being held Aug. 15-Sept. 1 (
Aug. 12, 2008 Idaho Seatbelt Use Declining (Insurance Journal)
Aug. 11, 2008 Town and Country alderman wants to limit cell phone use by motorists (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
Aug. 11, 2008 Lawmakers mull ban on texting by motorists (Tulsa World)
Aug. 10, 2008 New billboard campaign: slow down, save money (The News Journal - Wilmington, Del.)
Aug. 7, 2008 DOT, police plan 'intensive enforcement' of DUI laws (The Providence Journal)
Aug. 4, 2008 Hands-free ticket violations vary (San Mateo Daily Journal)
Aug. 4, 2008 Let's talk about road safety, but not on your cell phone (The Star-Ledger - Newark, N.J.)
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is quoted in this story.
July 30, 2008 Highway Safety Launches Campaign for Pedestrians (WHYY TV - Philadelphia) Video icon
GHSA Strategic Communications Committee Chairman Andrea Summers is featured in this video clip.
July 30, 2008 Sobriety checkpoints never happened in city Friday (The Telegraph - Nashua, N.H.)
GHSA Board Member Peter Thomson is quoted in this story.
July 29, 2008 "I Didn't See You" (KLFY TV 10 - Acadiana, LA)
July 28, 2008 Number of motorcycle deaths increasing in Washington (The Daily Herald - Everett, Wash.)
GHSA Board Member Lowell Porter is quoted in this story.
July 27, 2008 Roadshow: How Gary boosted his gas mileage by 30 percent (The Mercury News - San Jose)
July 24, 2008 OHS, DELDOT try to stop aggressive driving (1150AM WDEL - Wilmington, Del.) Video icon
GHSA Member Tricia Roberts is featured in this video clip.
July 24, 2008 A silver lining to high oil prices (Hattiesburg American - Hattiesburg, Miss.)
July 24, 2008 Driving less, dying less (CNN) Video icon
GHSA is referenced extensively in this story about gas prices ad traffic deaths.
July 24, 2008 Five Reasons for Not Speeding (The Palm Beach Post)
July 23, 2008 Taking the Lead - Driving Skills for Life (KDKA-TV - Pittsburgh)
Pennsylvania teen driving effort, featuring Driving Skills for Life.
July 23, 2008 Tennessee stresses safety for bikers (The Tennessean - Nashville)
GHSA Board Member Kendell Poole is quoted in this story.
July 22, 2008 Sport bike riders often go too fast (The Aug.a Chronicle - Aug.a, Ga.)
July 22, 2008 Traffic deaths fall as gas prices climb (The Associated Press)
July 21, 2008 Motorcycle sales, deaths rise with gas prices (Rocky Mount Telegram - Rocky Mount, N.C.)
July 21, 2008 Teenagers get tips from state police on safety behind the wheel (Lansing State Journal)
July 20, 2008 Teens improve their driving skills (WLNS TV 6 - Lansing)
July 18, 2008 Deadly tension on the roads  — cars vs. bikes (MSNBC)
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is quoted in this story.
July 17, 2008 Reps chide feds on road deaths (The Detroit News)
July 17, 2008 Safety concerns rise as bikes hit the street (The Charlotte Observer)
July 15, 2008 Police pose as walkers to nab drivers failing to yield (USA Today)
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is quoted in this story.
July 15, 2008 N.J. drivers speed past savings (The Star-Ledger - Newark, N.J.)
July 11, 2008 AAA Warns Of Increasing Motorcycle Death Rates (NBC 17 - Raleigh, N.C.)
July 10, 2008 Drivers are slowing down (Detroit Free Press)
July 7, 2008 Highway deaths down in La., other states (The Times - Shreveport, La.)
July 6, 2008 Motorcycle fatalities continuing to rise (Star-Telegram - Fort Worth/Dallas)
July 6, 2008 As more roadside memorials crop up, help tell stories behind them (Star-News - Wilmington, N.C.)
July 3, 2008 Holiday sees drop in drivers (The Kansas City Star)
GHSA Board Member Pete Bodyk is quoted in this story.
July 3, 2008 California Begins Ban on Driving While Calling (Wireless Week)
July 3, 2008 High Gas Costs Fuel Changes in Cops' Hunt for July 4th Drunk Drivers (ABC News)
July 3, 2008 Region prepares for July 4 weekend traffic; extra getaway trains today (The Journal News - New York's Lower Hudson Valley)
July 3, 2008 Roadshow: Some easing off the gas pedal (The Mercury News - San Jose)
July 3, 2008 Granholm outlines ways to save money (The Associated Press)
July 2, 2008 U.S. highways deadliest July 2, 3, 4 (The Birmingham News - Birmingham)
July 2, 2008 Highway patrol cuts could imperil safety, advocates say (Newsday)
July 1, 2008 New law: Hands free or hands off (San Mateo Daily Journal)
July 1, 2008 Debate Continues Eight Years After Motorcycle Helmet Law Repealed (The Ledger - Lakeland, Fla.)
June 30, 2008 Efforts to improve bikers' safety confused with harassment (Times Union - Albany, N.Y.)
June 30, 2008 Program in Indio prepares teen drivers for the unexpected on the road (The Press Enterprise - Riverside, Calif.)
June 30, 2008 Police to crack down on secondary route (WZTV FOX 17 - Nashville)
GHSA Board Member Kendell Poole is quoted in this story.
June 30, 2008 Georgia's Tough New DUI Law Takes Effect July 1 (
GHSA Board Member Bob Dallas is quoted in this story.
June 30, 2008 Hang up and drive: Ban on hand-held cell phones begins (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
June 30, 2008 Cell-phone law tough enough? Ask New Jersey (The Daily Herald - Everett, Wash.)
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is quoted in this story.
June 28, 2008 Kids need rules, even when school is out for summer (The Seattle Times)
GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy is quoted in this article.
June 27, 2008 Driving less, dying less (Lancaster New Era - Lancaster County, Pa.)
June 27, 2008 Traffic fatalities down 20 percent in W.Va. since last year (Charleston Daily Mail)
GHSA Member Bob Tipton is quoted in this article.
June 27, 2008 Tickets soar in N.J. for cell-phone talkers (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
June 26, 2008 Driven to Distraction: Lawmakers Ban Gadgets in Vehicles (
June 26, 2008 Highway deaths down in 35 states (USA Today)
June 25, 2008 More States Restricting Texting While Driving -- an Update (
June 25, 2008 More states say cellphones and driving don't mix (USA Today)
June 25, 2008 Chrysler will offer wireless Internet access in 2009 models (Los Angeles Times)
June 23, 2008 Cell phone laws just around the corner (The Herald - Monterey County, Calif.)
June 23, 2008 Speeding can lower mileage 33% (The Birmingham News - Birmingham)
June 23, 2008 Drivers slow down as costs accelerate (USA Today)
GHSA Board Member Dan Lonsdorf is quoted in this article.
June 22, 2008 Courage at $4 a gallon (Star-News - Wilmington, N.C.)
June 20, 2008 Sticking close to the highway speed limit can save you money (The Enterprise - Brockton, Mass.)
June 19, 2008 4,810 U.S. motorcycle fatalities in 2006 (United Press International)
June 19, 2008 The new road hazard ... Driving while texting (The News - Salem, Ark.)
June 19, 2008 Governor, you should read this one (Los Angeles Times)
June 19, 2008 Motorcycle fatalities on the rise (The Post and Courier - Charleston)
June 19, 2008 Driving to distraction (Computerworld)
June 18, 2008 Teen driving class saves lives (The Desert Sun - Palm Springs)
June 18, 2008 Study shows motorcycle deaths rising (The Miami Herald)
June 18, 2008

Area motorcycle deaths disproportionate (Washington, DC Examiner)

June 18, 2008 Motorbike safety push gears up (The Detroit News)
June 18, 2008 Study Tracks Increase In Motorcycle Fatalities Nationwide (News Channel 8 - Tampa Bay)
June 16, 2008

15 days until new cell phone law starts (The News Tribune - Tacoma, Wash.)

June 10, 2008 Put down the phone and pay attention! (MSNBC)
June 9, 2008 Study: Teen drivers ignore cellphone laws (USA Today)
June 9, 2008 A limit on passengers could save lives of many teen drivers (Detroit Free Press)
Summer, 2008 Survey: Slow down and Save Money and Lives (Road & Travel Magazine)
June 1, 2008 Slow down to conserve gas (York Daily Record - York, Pa.)
May 28, 2008 Teen drivers get the chance to learn to handle extreme driving (St. Clair Journal - St. Clair County, Mo.)
May 27, 2008 On the prowl for drunken drivers (St. Charles Journal - St. Charles County, Mo.)
May 27, 2008 Rising gas prices don't change speeding behavior (New York Daily News)
May 27, 2008 Wisconsin Drivers Slow Down to Save Money (Newsradio 620 - Milwaukee)
May 23, 2008 AAA expects less nationwide travel (The Greenville News - Greenville, S.C.)
May 23, 2008 Officials launch state seat belt enforcement campaign (Baltimore Examiner)
GHSA Vice Chairman Vernon Betkey is quoted in this article.
May 22, 2008 U txt on road? Not good for Va. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
May 22, 2008 NHTSA's 'Click It or Ticket' Campaign Cracking Down on Young Drivers & Passengers Not Buckled Up During Nighttime (Auto Spectator)
May 20, 2008 Teen drivers get tips from pros (St. Louis Post Dispatch)
GHSA Board Member Mike Stout is quoted in this article.
May 19, 2008 GHSA: Slowing Down on Highway Saves Gas (Money), Lives (Occupational Health & Safety)
May 19, 2008 What's All The Rush (The Ledger - Lakeland, Fla.)
May 19, 2008 It's not the talking, it's the listening that distracts drivers (Detroit Free Press)
May 19, 2008 Click it or Ticket: Police are cracking down on seat belt use. (WFXL Fox 31 - Albany, Ga.)
GHSA Board Member Bob Dallas is quoted in this article.
May 18, 2008 CW star joins safe teen plan (Detroit Free Press)
May 17, 2008 Speed kills, guzzles gas (The Daily Herald - Everett, Wash.)
May 16, 2008 Area teen drivers learning safe driving techniques (WEEK News 25 - Central Illinois)
May 15, 2008 Pace of life slows a bit, even in the fast lane (The Lima News - Lima, Ohio)
May 15, 2008 Operation Teen Safe Driving (Journal Star - Peoria, Ill.)
May 15, 2008 New survey finds drivers aren't slowing down, even if it means better gas mileage ( - North Olmsted, Ohio)
May 14, 2008 State to begin crackdown on unbelted drivers (Detroit Free Press)
GHSA Member Mike Prince is quoted in this article.
May 14, 2008 Slow down to save gas? Not us! (Detroit Free Press)
May 13, 2008 Schools win in driving program (Joliet Herald News - Joliet, Ill.)
May 13, 2008 New Driver's Ed Class Helps Teen Handle The Unexpected (NBC5, WMAQ-TV - Chicago) Video icon
GHSA Board Member Mike Stout is quoted in this article.
May 13, 2008 Auto Boot Camp for Teens (The TODAY Show, NBC) Video icon
GHSA Board Member Mike Stout is interviewed in this clip.Video icon
May 12, 2008 Cops step up seat belt enforcement (Daily News - Los Angeles)
GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy is quoted in this article.
May 12, 2008 Behind The Wheel Instruction (WEEK News 25 - Central Illinois) Video icon
May 7, 2008 Ford Targets Arizona With Auto Safety Programs (PaddockTalk)
GHSA Member Michael Hegarty quoted in this article.
May 7, 2008 Crash stats bolster push to restrict teen drivers (The Pioneer Press - St. Paul)
GHSA Board Member Cheri Marti is quoted in this article.
May 7, 2008 New angles to target traffic safety (ABC 7 News - San Francisco)
GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy is quoted in this article.
May 7, 2008 As fuel prices rise, some speedometer needles fall (USA Today)
May 6, 2008 Cell phone hoax circulates; hands-free devices not required (The Fayetteville Observer)
May 2, 2008 CHP: Watch out for motorcyclists (The Sacramento Bee)
GHSA Chairman Chris Murphy is quoted in this article.
May 2, 2008 Secretary of state: Fewer teens dying on Illinois roads (The State Journal Register - Springfield, Ill)
GHSA Board Member Mike Stout is quoted in this article.
May 2, 2008 Mrs. New York State 2008 Tells Iroquois Teens of Her Own Crashes (East Aurora Advertiser - East Aurora, N.Y.)
Driving Skills for Life is referenced in this story.
May 1, 2008 Local Schools Do Well In Operation Teen Safe Driving Contest (WEEK News 25 - Central Illinois)
April 29, 2008 Study: 9% of Us Admit to Driving Drunk (USA Today)
April 28, 2008 Concerns raised on Waikiki Segways (The Honolulu Advertiser)
April 27, 2008 Speed pacers: A five-year effort in Fresno has cut deaths and injuries from speed-related accidents. (The Fresno Bee)
The California Office of Traffic Safety is referenced in this story.
April 16, 2008 Training, education - not helmets - will safe motorcyclists' lives (The Tucson Citizen)
April 14, 2008 Ready for your (driving) close-up? (Los Angeles Times)
April 8, 2008 New Program Promises "Driving Skills for Life" (The
April 8, 2008 Ten times the tickets for chatty drivers in N.J. ( / The Associated Press)
April 7, 2008 Mock crash offers warning to promgoers (The Arizona Republic)
April 7, 2008 Safety is name of game for teens (Detroit Free Press)
April 4, 2008 Driving Skills for Life emphasizes safety (The Arab American News - Dearborn, Mich.)
April 2, 2008 Workers on cell phones cost their companies big bucks in wrecks (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution / The Associated Press)
April 1, 2008 Safe-driving proposals: Adoption is Next Step (Asbury Park Press - New Jersey Shore)
March 30, 2008 Life in fast lane can make you a road hazard (Star-Telegram - Fort Worth/Dallas)
March 28, 2008 Drivers may face cell limits (San Antonio Express-News)
March 28, 2008 Got Mobile? Great, Now Shut Up and Drive (WRAL - Raleigh)
March 27, 2008 Governor's panel urges tighter rules for teen drivers and increased training (The Star Ledger - Newark, N.J.)
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is quoted in this story.
March 21, 2008 State receives safety grant from Ford (The Capital - Annapolis)
March 19, 2008 Teens Creating Campaign to Promote Safe Teen Driving (WBAY-TV - Green Bay)
March 18, 2008 MD Teen Driving Program To Receive Funding (ABC 7 News - Washington, D.C.)
March 18, 2008 Grant for Teen Driving (WRCB TV - Chattanooga)
March 18, 2008 DPS driver skills program gets $20,000 grant (Marianas Variety - Northern Mariana Islands)
March 18, 2008 DPS gets car seat check-up van, $20K grant (Saipan Tribune - Northern Mariana Islands)
March 17, 2008 Ford funds teenage safe driving programs (CanadianDriver)
March 17, 2008 Ford Helps Improve Teen Driving (ABC Macon - Macon, Ga.)
March 17, 2008 Teen Driving: State to Receive $10,000 Grant (WMTV - Madison, Wis.)
March 14, 2008 Grants put focus on safe driving (Edwardsville Intelligencer - Edwardsville, Ill.)
March 13, 2008 Safety in numbers: Porta students target careful use of cell phones while driving (The State Journal Register - Springfield, Ill.)
March 10, 2008 Driving study deals blow to hands-free phones (USA Today)
March 10, 2008 Regional teen driving programs win state grants (Macomb Daily Journal - Macomb, Ill.)
March 9, 2008 Don't expect speed cameras anytime soon (York Daily Record - York, Pa.)
March 9, 2008 Groups launch safe driving program for Dearborn teens (Press & Guide - Dearborn, Mich.)
March 6, 2008 Tracking Cellphone Driving Laws (The New York Times)
March 5, 2008 AAA Says Auto Accidents Cost $164.2 Billion a Year (The Wall Street Journal)
March 5, 2008 Crashes cost D.C. region $5 billion yearly (The Washington Times)
Feb. 28, 2008 New laws target distracted drivers (Asbury Park Press - New Jersey Shore)
Feb. 28, 2008 Dallas City Council approves ban on hand-held cellphone use in school zones (The Dallas Morning News)
Feb. 25, 2008 MARYLAND: Drag race deaths prompt push for more speed cameras (Associated Press)
Feb. 19, 2008 Driver Who Hit Race Crowd Tried to Stop, Uncle Says (The Washington Post)
Feb. 18, 2008 Officials explore link between phones, accidents (Aug.a Chronicle)
Feb. 18, 2008 State is hands-off when it comes to restraining pets in cars (Times Union - Albany)
Feb. 15, 2008 Tech spinoff targets traffic scofflaws (The Gazette - Gaithersburg, Md.)
Feb. 14, 2008 Texting while driving should be off limits (Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier - Des Moines)
Feb. 13, 2008 A verdict on speed cameras (The Gazette - Gaithersburg, Md.)
Feb. 13, 2008 Study: Speed cameras slow traffic (The Kingman Daily Miner - Kingman, Ariz.)
Feb. 7, 2008 Two area schools receive $2,000 with a possible $5,000 to come (Pittsfield Pike Press - Pittsfield, Ill.)
Feb. 6, 2008 R U txting n drving? Stop (Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier - Des Moines)
Feb. 5, 2008 Speed Cameras Proving Successful Throughout the Country (Associated Content - Denver)
Feb. 5, 2008 Bill would ban teens from driving while texting, talking on cell (Sioux City Journal)
Feb. 4, 2008 GHSA Touts Study Showing Speed Cameras Reduce Accidents (Occupational Health & Safety)
Feb. 3, 2008 GHSA: How to Host a Super Bowl Party, Safely (Occupational Health & Safety)
Feb. 2, 2008 Be smart for Super Bowl, don't let fans drive drunk (Contra Costa Times - Walnut Creek, Calif.)
Feb. 2, 2008 Driving, Yakking Still Legal (Telegraph Herald - Dubuque)
Feb. 1, 2008 Cops to beef up drunken driving patrols for Super Sunday (Detroit Free Press)
Feb. 1, 2008 Safety Groups Urge More Speed Trap Cameras (ConsumerAffairs.Com)
Jan. 31, 2008 Drivers Slow Down Where Speed Cameras Are in Place, Study Says (Washington Post)
Jan. 30, 2008 Underage drinking key issue in privatizing state store system (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Jan. 29, 2008 S-V, T'ville earn safe-driving grants (Benton Evening News - Benton, Ill.)
Jan. 28, 2008 School to get grant for safe-driving program (Beacon News - Aurora, Ill.)
Jan. 22, 2008 GHSA: Cost of School Bus Seat Belts 'Potentially Enormous and Devastating' (Occupational Health & Safety)
Jan. 19, 2008 Arizona Governor's proposed budget counts on cash from photo radar (The Associated Press)
Jan. 19, 2008 Harlem earns grant for traffic safety program (Rockford Register Star - Rockford, Ill.)
Jan. 17, 2008 Seat belt conundrum (Fleet Owner: "Trucks at Work" Blog)
Jan. 14, 2008 Traffic deaths fall in Tennessee (The Tennessean)
Jan. 8, 2008 Illegal texting may mean a ticket (Federal Way Mirror - Federal Way, Wash.)