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Media Coverage

Both GHSA and its State Highway Safety Office members are quoted often in major national and local media outlets.

Select media clips from the past year can be found below.

For media coverage from prior years, visit the Archived Media Coverage page.

2015
May 25, 2015 Deaths of Math Genius John F. Nash Jr. and Wife Show Need to Use Seatbelts in Back, Experts Say (The New York Times)
May 21, 2015 Death toll (motorcyclist report coverage) (POLITICO Morning Transportation)
May 20, 2015 Motorcyclist deaths projected to drop for the second straight year (The Washington Post)
May 20, 2015 Good And Bad News For Motorcycle Riders (Forbes)
May 20, 2015 Motorcycle sales up, motorcycle fatalities high (Los Angeles Times)
May 20, 2015 Fewer Motorcyclists Dying in Crashes: Report (HealthDay)
May 20, 2015 Motorcycle deaths down in U.S., up in Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
May 20, 2015 Bad weather curbs motorcycle deaths (Insurance.com via The Street)
May 20, 2015 Study: DC-area motorcylists more at risk (WTOP News - Washington, D.C.)
May 18, 2015 Police ramp up seat belt safety campaign for holiday (myCentralJersey.com)
GHSA Member Gary Poedubicky is quoted in this article.
May 15, 2015 UC Merced engineering students pitch their projects (Merced Sun-Star)
May 14, 2105 Good Samaritan Hospital Holds Its Annual Blessing of the Bicycles (DT News - Los Angeles)
May 13, 2015 Would Seat Belts Have Saved Lives in Amtrak Derailment? (ABC News)
May 13, 2015 Walk this way: Michigan crosswalk safety rules unclear (Lansing City Pulse)
May 12, 2015 Modesto may keep red-light cameras for five more years (The Modesto Bee)
May 7, 2015 Deadly start of 2015 for Iowa motorcyclists (The Gazette - Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
GHSA Member Pat Hoye is quoted in this article.
May 5, 2015 Oklahoma bans texting while driving (The Oklahoman)
May 4, 2015 Seekonk High student honored for volunteerism at Washington ceremony, receives award from GMA’s Robin Roberts (The Sun Chronicle - Attleboro, North Attleboro, Mass.)
May 1, 2015 Graduated Licensing Reduces Crashes — and Possibly Car Insurance Quotes (NerdWallet)
April 30, 2015 Oklahoma Legislature: Texting-While-Driving Ban Heads To Governor (The Southwest Times Record - Fort Smith, Ark.)
April 30, 2015 Should You Wear Your Apple Watch While Driving? (Fast Company)
April 29, 2015 Texting while driving ban passes House (The Norman Transcript - Norman, Okla.)
April 29, 2015 Smartphone App Blocks Teens From Texting, Phoning While Driving (HealthDay)
April 25, 2015 Driven from distraction (The Economist)
April 23, 2015 Students award for safe driving campaigns (Journal-Courier - Jacksonville, Ill.)
April 21, 2015 Michigan motorcycle fatalities dropped in 2014 (Detroit Free Press)
April 20, 2015 Sharing the road could mean life or death (KHQA - Quincy, Ill.)
April 20, 2015 Rising Speed Limits Spur Safety Concerns (Stateline)
April 16, 2015 Crash that killed 4 gives new urgency to Sen. Krist's efforts to toughen Nebraska's seat belt law (Omaha World-Herald)
GHSA Members Fred Zwonechek and Member Pat Hoye are quoted in this article.
April 14, 2015 Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says (HealthDay)
April 13, 2015 Who Texts While Driving More? Teens or Adults? (WLOS News 13 - Ashville, N.C.)
April 11, 2015 Texting tickets continue to soar (Democrat & Chronicle - Albany, N.Y.)
April 11, 2015 NM kicks off campaign against distracted driving (Albuquerque Journal)
April 11, 2015 Iowa considers tougher texting laws, hits snag on the details (The Des Moines Register)
April 11, 2015 New road rules in Texas? Watch out for bicyclists (Star-Telegram - Fort Worth, Texas)
April 10, 2015 Legislature approves 75mph speed limits on some highways (KING 5 News - Seattle)
April 8, 2015 NHPD cracks down on distracted driving (Yale Daily News)
April 7, 2015 Idaho tests what resonates with drivers (News Journal - Burley, Idaho)
GHSA Member Brent Jennings is quoted in this article.
April 6, 2015 State unveils TV ad touting seat belt safety (Capital Journal - Pierre, S.D.)
GHSA Board Member Lee Axdahl is quoted in this article.
April 3, 2015 Texting Bans Tied to Drop in Car Crash Injuries (U.S. News & World Reports via HealthDay)
April 3, 2015 State struggles to cite distracted drivers (The Gothenburg Times - Gothenburg, Neb.)
April 3, 2015 American states with texting and driving bans saw 7 per cent drop in deadly car crashes (DailyMail.com - London)
April 3, 2015 AWARENESS SCHMARENESS: Distracted Driving Awareness Month is all well and good, but the campaign only goes so far if states aren’t getting extra cash for enforcement... (POLITICO Morning Transportation)
April 2, 2015 COULD "SAFE PHONE ZONES" HELP STOP DISTRACTED DRIVING? (Associations Now)
April 2, 2015 Attorney, bicycle safety advocate to talk about cycle laws (Highlands Today - Sebring, Fla.)
April 2, 2015 Surprisingly, Texting Isn’t the Leading Cause of Teen Car Wrecks (Autos Cheat Sheet)
April 1, 2015 Study shows teen drivers distracted (The Daily Iowan)
April 1, 2015 Police crackdown on distracted driving nets 75 drivers Wednesday (Stamford Advocate - Stamford, Conn.)
GHSA Member Joe Cristalli is quoted in this article.
March 30, 2015 Signs directing drivers to 'Safe Phone Zones' to be erected in April (Chicago Sun-Times)
March 29, 2015 Horror Movie: Watch These Distracted Teens Drive Right Off The Road (Forbes)
March 27, 2015 Fewer pedestrians struck in county, city (The Frederick News-Post - Frederick, Md.)
March 27, 2015 State safety officials raise concerns about distracted walking (Sun Sentinel - Fort Lauderdale)
GHSA member Trenda McPherson is quoted in this article.
March 25, 2015 AAA: 58 percent of teens involved in traffic crashes are distracted (The Washington Post)
March 25, 2015 Florida Bike Month: Make Cycling Safer (The Ledger - Lakeland, Fla.)
March 24, 2015 Proposed 75 mph speed limit in Ohio dead for now (Dayton Daily News)
March 24, 2015 Complacency blamed for last year's rise in traffic fatalities in Nebraska (Omaha World-Herald)
GHSA Board Member Fred Zwonechek is quoted in this article.
March 23, 2015 Slow down the talk of raising speed limit to 75 mph (The Lima News - Lima, Ohio)
March 21, 2015 Nebraska helmet repeal debate set for vote next week (Star-Herald - Scottsbluff, Neb.)
March 20, 2015 Nebraska Legislators Push To Repeal Helmet Law Despite Opposition (ABC9 KCAU-TV - Sioux City, Iowa)
March 19, 2015 Could In-Car Breathalyzers Slash Rate of Booze-Linked Crashes? (HealthDay)
March 19, 2015 Gifford Street High School Students Take First Place in Teen Safe Driving Initiative (Chicago Tribune)
March 18, 2015 A loophole that costs teens’ lives (The Daily Nonpareil - Council Bluffs, Iowa)
March 18, 2015 What it will take to build a truly 'walkable life' in downtown Tampa's Channel district (Tampa Bay Business Journal)
March 18, 2015 Woodstock High School students place 3rd in Illinois safe driving competition (Northwest Herald - Crystal Lake, Ill.)
March 16, 2015 EDITORIAL: Pedestrian death toll unacceptable (Asbury Park Press - Neptune, N.J.)
March 16, 2015 Want to drive 75 mph legally? Lawmakers have a proposal for you (The Columbus Dispatch)
March 16, 2015 Deadly crossings: Why walking is dangerous in N.J. (Daily Record - Parsippany, N.J.)
March 16, 2015 Colorado joining national campaign to reduce traffic deaths (The Wall Street Journal)
March 16, 2015 Ohio considering 75 mph speed limit (Dayton Daily News)
March 16, 2015 'Hard core' or not, drunk drivers are a menace (The Baltimore Sun)
March 15, 2015 S.J. has state's 2 deadliest roads for pedestrians (Courier-Post - Cherry Hill, N.J.)
March 15, 2015 Deadly crossings: Why walking is dangerous in Central Jersey (myCentralJersey.com)
March 15, 2015 Majority of Iowa parents waive teen driving restriction (Des Moines Register and The Associated Press)
March 13, 2015 Deadly crossings: Why walking is dangerous at the Shore (Asbury Park Press - Neptune, N.J.)
March 13, 2015 GHSA Voices Complaints on Safety Grants (POLITICO Morning Transportation)
March 12, 2015 Nat’l Strategy to End Road Deaths (Go By Truck News)
March 11, 2015 R.I. Senate committee OKs ban on use of hand-held cell phones while driving (Providence Journal)
March 11, 2015 Pedestrian deaths slightly down: report (Safety + Health Magazine)
March 11, 2015 Editorial: Texting while driving can’t be tolerated (Morrow County Sentinal - Ohio)
March 10, 2015 Roanoke County police launch 'No Refusal' sobriety checkpoints (The Roanoke Times)
March 10, 2015 MADD Applauds New Ignition Interlock Bill in Texas (Nueces County Record Star)
March 10, 2015 What dangerous statistic is Florida ranked No. 1 in the nation by far? (Palm Beach Post)
March 8, 2015 Safety concerns block effort to raise interstate speed limit (Omaha World Herald via Associated Press)
March 7, 2015 Where do pedestrian deaths occur? (Bankrate.com)
March 7, 2015 Buckle up, front and back, when in a car (Poughkeepsie Journal)
March 6, 2015 Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Could Move Beyond California (The Wall Street Journal)
March 5, 2015 Melbourne walk planned for victims of distracted driver (Florida Today)
March 5, 2015 Florida bike crashes: 7 things that may shock you (The News-Press - Southwest Florida)
March 3, 2015 New Goal Set For D.C.: Totally Eliminate Pedestrian Deaths (WAMU - Washington, D.C.)
March 2, 2015 Study finds that pedestrian deaths are up in Michigan (Michigan Radio)
March 2, 2015 Ky texting and driving law difficult to enforce (The Courier-Journal - Louisville, Ky.)
GHSA Treasurer Bill Bell is quoted in this article.
March 2, 2015 Louisiana ranked 14th in pedestrian fatalities, Governor's HIghway Safety Association says (The Times-Picayune - New Orleans, La.)
March 2, 2015 State Considers Ban On Open Alcohol Containers In Vehicles (Hartford Courant)
March 1, 2015 Speeding away to oblivion (Times - Beaver, Penn.)
March 1, 2015 Road Warrior: Pedestrian safety must start from ground up (The Record - Northern New Jersey)
Feb. 28, 2015 Ban the cam?: Gardenhire bill aims to prohibit use of traffic enforcement cameras (Chattanooga Times Free Press)
Feb. 28, 2015 Weekly Recap: Car-pedestrian crashes remained elevated in 2014 (Autoblog)
Feb. 27, 2015 State Patrol: 3 family members dead, 5 people injured in crash near Cozad (Omaha World-Herald)
GHSA Board Member Fred Zwonechek is quoted in this article.
Feb. 27, 2015 California leads nation in pedestrian deaths -- again (Los Angeles Times)
Feb. 27, 2015 Pedestrian death rate down, but could be lower (KFVS12/Heartland News - Cape Girardeau, Mo.)
Feb. 27, 2015 Governors Highway Safety Group Projects Slight Decline in 2014 Pedestrian Deaths (AASHTO Journal)
Feb. 27, 2015 Study: Pedestrian Fatality Rates Still High in 2014 (Cars.com)
Feb. 27, 2015 Pedestrian fatalities decline in Colorado (Denver Business Journal)
Feb. 27, 2015 As cities become more walkable, pedestrian fatalities become a concern (Nashua Telegraph - Hudson, N.H.)
Feb. 26, 2015 Pedestrians killed at about the same rate last year as they were in 2013 (The Washington Post)
Feb. 26, 2015 Florida among states with most pedestrian fatalities (Orlando Business Journal)
Feb. 26, 2015 Walking gets increasingly deadly for pedestrians in Pa. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Feb. 26, 2015 U.S. Pedestrian Death Rate Leveling Off, But Still Too High (HealthDay)
Feb. 26, 2015 More Than 2,000 Pedestrians Killed In First Half of 2014 (Roll Call)
Feb. 26, 2015 Walkers Remain At Risk As Fatalities Continue To Be High, New Report Finds (Forbes)
Feb. 26, 2015 Report Roundup: Pedestrian Spotlight (POLITICO Morning Transportation)
Feb. 26, 2015 Pedestrian Fatalities Largely Unchanged in 2014 (KMBZ-FM - Kansas City, Mo. via ABC News Radio)
Feb. 26, 2015 Michigan pedestrian deaths up 40% in '14 (The Detroit News)
Feb. 25, 2015 Oregon teen driving laws scrutinized after West Linn, Oregon City students' deaths (Oregon Live)
GHSA Immediate Past Chairman Troy Costales is quoted in this article.
Feb. 24, 2015 Investigation finds Mass. texting and driving ban ineffective (FOX25 / MyFoxBoston)
Feb. 24, 2015 It Can Wait: The deadly effects of phone usage while driving (Daily Local News - West Chester, Pa.)
Feb. 24, 2015 American Horror Story star's death spotlights pedestrian crashes (Autoblog)
Feb. 23, 2015 Raise the speed limit -- with caution (Frederick News-Post - Frederick, Md.)
Feb. 17, 2015 Brutally Honest: How to keep your teens from texting and driving (CNN)
Feb. 14, 2015 Teens Put Driving Skills To The Test In The Name Of Safety (CBS Miami)
Feb. 13, 2015 Bob Simon was not violating seat belt law in fatal crash (USA TODAY)
Feb. 11, 2015 Proposed bills would penalize texting while driving (Yale Daily News - New Haven, Conn.)
Feb. 8, 2015 Latest crash data report is reminder that highway safety is largely up to us (Daily World - Opelousas, La.)
This opinion piece is by GHSA Member Lt. Col. John LeBlanc.
Feb. 5, 2015 Kansas considers bill to raise seat belt fines 500 percent — to $60 (The Kansas City Star)
Feb. 5, 2015 Bills banning texting while driving moving forward (WAPT-TV - Jackson, Miss.)
Feb. 3, 2015 Some legislators want to increase speed limit along rural parts of Interstate 90 (Yakima Herald-Republic - Yakima, Wash.)
Jan. 31, 2015 Turn off red-light cameras in Texas? (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
Jan. 29, 2015 Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash (Yahoo! News and The Associated Press)
Jan. 26, 2015 Florida strengthens child booster-seat law (Orlando Sentinal)
Jan. 20, 2015 AAA invests $12 million in study of older drivers’ needs (Reuters Health)
Jan. 20, 2015 A Cheeseburger, a Suburban Traffic Stop and a Ticket for Eating While Driving (The New York Times)
Jan. 17, 2015 Red-light and speed cameras back on the legislature’s agenda (The Daily Herald - Columbia, Tenn.)
Jan. 17, 2015 Despite laws, many still distracted driving (The Morning Sun - Mt. Pleasant, Mich.)
GHSA Member Michael Prince is quoted in this article.
Jan. 16, 2015 Study: Wrecks involving cyclists increasing (WAFF-TV 48 - Huntsville, Ala.)
Jan. 6, 2015 Give bicyclists their own roads (The Washington Post)
Jan. 4, 2015 This Bike Helmet Can Tell You When a Volvo Gets Too Close (Businessweek.com)
Jan. 1, 2015 Harsher distracted driving regulations and penalties needed in 2015 (Technology Tell)
2014
Dec. 31, 2014 Police work to decrease New Year's road deaths (Chicago Tribune)
Dec. 30, 2014 Middle-Aged Worse at Texting-While-Driving, Study Shows (HealthDay)
Dec. 29, 2014 Stay Sober or Be Pulled Over This Holiday Season (HealthDay)
Dec. 29, 2014 State works to cut the risk on country roads (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)
Dec. 28, 2014 Motorcycle fatalities down for the first time since 2009 (Autoblog)
Dec. 27, 2014 Nebraska, Iowa roads were more deadly in 2014 (Omaha World-Herald)
GHSA Board Member Fred Zwonechck and Member Pat Hoye are quoted in this article.
Dec. 25, 2014 Speeding tickets dip where it’s 70 mph (The Columbus Dispatch)
Dec. 22, 2014 One in Three Fatal Crashes in the State a Result of Drinking/Drug Use (KIOS - Omaha Public Radio)
GHSA Board Member Fred Zwonechck is quoted in this article.
Dec. 22, 2014 Distracted drivers or brazen pedestrians? Many sides to issue of pedestrian vs. car accidents (MassLive)
Dec. 22, 2014 Highway Departments On Alert During Holidays (Occupational Health & Safety)
Dec. 17, 2014 New Free App Helps Drunk Drivers Get Safe Rides Home (Forbes)
Dec. 16, 2014 Enforcement of Drunk Driving Laws Makes Roads Safer, Study Finds (HealthDay)
Dec. 12, 2014 Too Many Drinks? New Cellphone App May Tell You So (Associated Press and ABC News)
Dec. 11, 2014 'Distracted Walkers' Are Major Concern for Cities and States (Stateline.org)
Dec. 7, 2014 Testing for pot: The next great roadside attraction (Tulsa Daily World)
Dec. 4, 2014 Putting teeth into texting law a necessity (Sun Sentinel - Fort Lauderdale)
Dec. 3, 2014 New driving law in O'Fallon, Mo., covers more than just texting (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
Dec. 3, 2014 Victims of impaired driving crashes remembered (Knoxville News Sentinel and Associated Press
Dec. 3, 2014 Nine cyclists dead in state this year (Courier-Post - South Jersey)
Nov. 29, 2014 BUI? Drunken Riding, No Helmets And Other Reasons Why Bicyclist Deaths Are Growing (Forbes)
Nov. 28, 2014 No help from feds on Pa's tough-to-enforce texting ban, report (PennLive)
Nov. 27, 2014 No federal funds to help enforce Pa. ban on texting by drivers (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Nov. 23, 2014 Office of Highway Safety staff attend meetings to enhance local highway safety (Samoa News)
Nov. 20, 2014 Ohio nears new rules on ticket cameras (Land Line Magazine)
Nov. 20, 2014 Despite Airbag Defects, Driving Safer Than 20 Years Ago (Roll Call)
Nov. 19, 2014 NTSB board member to head NHTSA (The Detroit News)
Nov. 19, 2014 Obama appoints NTSB's Rosekind to be NHTSA administrator (The Trucker)
Nov. 19, 2014 Obama nominates Mark Rosekind for next NHTSA administrator (Autoblog)
Nov. 18, 2014 Drivers talk on cell phones less but surf, e-mail more (USA TODAY)
Nov. 18, 2014 Bicyclist Fatalities Rise As More Urban Workers Pedal to Work (Insurance Journal)
Nov. 14, 2014 Bike Fatalities Rise, Adult Males at Highest Risk (Claims Journal)
Nov. 13, 2014 Cyclists and drivers should exercise more caution (The Columbus Dispatch)
Nov. 13, 2014 Virginia State Police initiative tackles texting and driving (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Nov. 12, 2014 Pedestrian accidents in Coachella Valley vex officials (The Desert Sun - Palm Springs, Calif.)
Nov. 11, 2014 Driving skills clinic teaches teens safety behind the wheel (azfamily)
Nov. 10, 2014 More bicyclists, many helmetless and drunk, dying (Reuters)
Nov. 6, 2014 Do Bicyclists In Chicago Deserve A Bad Rap? (CBS Chicago)
Nov. 5, 2014 Voters reject gas taxes, speed cameras (The Detroit News)
Nov. 4, 2014 Why Cyclist Groups Lashed Out on the Latest Bike Safety Report (Governing)
Nov. 4, 2014 Data lacking on bicyclist fatalities (The Sacramento Bee)
Oct. 31, 2014 Auto Club Considering Roadside Service For Bicyclists (WCBE 90.5 FM - Central Ohio)
Oct. 31, 2014 Bicyclists hope new law will make state less deadly (The Desert Sun - Palm Springs, Calif.)
Oct. 31, 2014 Tougher texting laws start Saturday (Democrat & Chronicle - Rochester, N.Y.)
Oct. 31, 2014 Wheelies: The ‘Technology and Stuff’ Edition (The New York Times)
Oct. 31, 2014 Does Cycling Culture Have a Drinking Problem? (CityLab)
Oct. 31, 2014 Why Bike Deaths Are on the Rise in the U.S. (Men's Journal)
Oct. 30, 2014 The dangers of cycling (WALB - Albany, Ga.)
Oct. 30, 2014 Ohio AAA chapters gauging demand for bicyclist roadside assistance (The Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Oct. 30, 2014 Neighbor wonders if cameras would impact number of crashes at intersection (13 Action News - Las Vegas)
Oct. 30, 2014 The Register's Editorial: Better bike safety needs education, not fines (Des Moines Register)
Oct. 30, 2014 Sharing the Road: Adapting to a New Culture of Cycling (The Diane Rehm Show)
Oct. 30, 2014 Bicyclist deaths spike on US roads (Autoblog)
Oct. 29, 2014 FATALITIES JUMP AS MORE PEOPLE RIDE BIKES (ABC News Radio)
Oct. 29, 2014 More cyclists being killed on US roads – changes correlate with an increase in cycle commuters (Road.cc)
Oct. 29, 2014 There's Been A Rise In Bike Fatalities, But That's Not The Whole Story (Huffington Post)
Oct. 28, 2014 Bicycle deaths on the rise nationally, but not in Minnesota (BringMeTheNews)
Oct. 28, 2014 Bicycle accidents rising in Quincy (WGEM - Quincy, Ill)
Oct. 28, 2014 Florida 2nd deadliest for bikes (The Independent Florida Alligator)
Oct. 28, 2014 Widow’s Plea To Drunk Drivers After Husband Killed In Suspected Hit-And-Run (CBS Los Angeles)
Oct. 28, 2014 Increase in Bike Deaths Prompts Concerns (Governing)
Oct. 28, 2014 Troubling trend on bike fatalities (Denver Post)
Oct. 28, 2014 Bicycle Fatalities Increasing in California, New Report Says (States Chronicles)
Oct. 28, 2014 GHSA report shows bicycle fatalities have increased 16% in recent years (Maine News)
Oct. 28, 2014 California Is No. 1 in Bicyclist Deaths (LA Weekly)
Oct. 27, 2014 New Bike Study Gives California Dubious Ranking (KTTV Los Angeles)
Oct. 27, 2014 Teen on Bicycle Fatally Struck, Driver Didn't See Him: Sheriff (NBC Bay Area)
Oct. 27, 2014 Deep Dive into Bike Fatalities (POLITICO Morning Transportation)
Oct. 27, 2014 Report: Alcohol-related deaths among bikers, drivers diverging (CBS News)
Oct. 27, 2014 Bike Deaths Spiked 16%, Study Finds (Time.com)
Oct. 27, 2014 Study: Bike Deaths Up 16 Percent In Just Two Years (NPR)
Oct. 27, 2014 Rise in U.S. bicycle fatalities concerns safety advocates (Washington Post)
Oct. 27, 2014 Bicycle traffic deaths soar; California leads nation (Los Angeles Times)
Oct. 27, 2014 Cyclist deaths on the rise in California (SFGate)
Oct. 27, 2014 Illinois fifth in nation for bicycle deaths (Chicago Tribune)
Oct. 27, 2014 Road Worrier: Booze and other issues make bike safety an adult matter (News Observer - North Carolina)
Oct. 27, 2014 Report: Bike fatalities increasing, after decades of decline (The Gazette - Iowa)
Oct. 27, 2014 Report shows too many drink before biking (WTOP News - Washington, D.C.)
Oct. 27, 2014 Are Roads Becoming More Dangerous For Bike Riders? (WAMU - Washington, D.C.)
Oct. 27, 2014 Adults make up majority of people killed in N.J. bike crashes (NJ.com)
Oct. 27, 2014 Report: Dramatic Spike in Bicycle Deaths (Seattle Weekly)
Oct. 27, 2014 Fatal bicycle crashes on the rise, new study shows (Des Moines Register)
Oct. 27, 2014 Study shows rise in bicycle fatalities (MyFoxDC.com)
Oct. 24, 2014 Study: Handheld phone enforcement doesn't cut crashes (The Detroit News)
Oct. 23, 2014 Police crack down on parents who don't buckle kids' seat belts (NBC TODAY Show)
Oct. 23, 2014 Parents are urged to step up, help teen drivers (Dallas Morning News)
Oct. 22, 2014 Big blind spots detected in teenage driver knowledge (Fleet Owner)
Oct. 22, 2014 After Rosedale derailment, NTSB calls for ban on phone use by drivers (The Baltimore Sun)
Oct. 19, 2014 Sheriff's office receives six PBT units from highway safety grant (Nebraska City News-Press)
GHSA Board Member Fred Zwonechek is quoted in this article.
Oct. 15, 2014 Cell phone use in school and construction zones should be illegal, lawmaker says (The Cleveland Plain-Dealer)
Oct. 10, 2014 Only 14 U.S. states have handheld-while-driving bans (Network World)
Oct. 8, 2014 Seattle Ranked Safest City In America For Pedestrians (AOL Autos)
Oct. 6, 2014 The cost and effectiveness of sobriety checkpoints (Columbia Daily Tribune)
GHSA Board Member Leanna Depue is quoted in this article.
Oct. 3, 2014 EDITORIAL: 'We just kind of did it' (York Dispatch)
GHSA Award-Winning Target 25 DUI program is covered in this article.
Sept. 25, 2014 Easing of Marijuana Laws Worries Road Safety Advocates (USA Today)
Sept. 24, 2014 Simulator shows teens the dangers of texting while driving (Columbus Telegram - Columbus, Neb.)
GHSA Board Member Fred Zwonechek is quoed in this article.
Sept. 23, 2014 How traffic enforcement could play out on roads of the future (AutoBlog)
Sept. 23, 2014 Wrong-way driving may be more common than thought (Tampa Bay Times)
Sept. 20, 2014 Safety experts to pedestrians: Put the smartphones down and pay attention (The Washington Post)
Sept. 12, 2014 2014 tracking to be another deadly year for region's pedestrians (WTOP - Washington, D.C.)
Sept.10, 2014 New Report Tackles Distracted Teen Driving (WJBF-TV ABC 6 - Augusta, Ga.)
Sept.10, 2014 As marijuana laws ease, traffic safety officials worry stoned drivers pose a risk (MLive)
Sept. 9, 2014 Morning Show Segment (WGVU - Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Sept. 9, 2014 Should you spy on your teen driver? (MSN Money)
Sept. 8, 2014 G.R. hosts highway safety conference (WZZM 13 - Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Sept. 2, 2014 These are the states where you can drive the fastest (The Washington Post)
Sept. 2, 2014 Editorial: SC school bus camera law a smart move (The State - Columbia, S.C.)
Sept. 2, 2014 The speediest and slowest states on the road (FOX19-WXIX - Cincinnati)
Sept. 1, 2014 Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot? (Associated Press)
Sept. 1, 2014 Distracted teen drivers raise alarms (The Advocate - Baton Rouge, La.)
GHSA Member John LeBlanc is quoted in this article.
Aug. 31, 2014 Group Works On Texting and Driving Prevention (ArkansasMatters)
Aug. 30, 2014 Teen Drivers: Distracted and Dangerous, A New Report Finds (Forbes)
Aug. 27, 2014 Police say cellphone led to teenager's rollover crash; driver climbs from vehicle uninjured (KJRH-TV - Tulsa, Okla.)
Aug. 27, 2014 Report Addresses Distracted Teen Drivers (NBC 5 - KXAS, Dallas)
Aug. 26, 2014 Why one Long Island county dismissed $2.4 million in speed-camera fines (AOL Autos)
Aug. 26, 2014 Why "back to school" means watch the road (CBS News)
Aug. 25, 2014 Wide-open Texas has the fastest highways in the nation (The Dallas Morning News)
Aug. 24, 2014 Highway with the top speed limit is... (CNN Money)
Aug. 22, 2014 N.Y.'s fastest drivers rarely face toughest penalties (Elmira Star-Gazette)
Aug. 22, 2014 Fastest, slowest states: Where your state ranks (USA TODAY)
Aug. 19, 2014 Impaired Driving Suit (KTLA - Los Angeles)
Coverage of Ford Driving Skills for Life program
Aug. 15, 2014 Texas Has Fastest Average Driving Speed in the Country (Houston Press)
Aug. 9, 2014 Missouri appeals court upholds local primary seatbelt law (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
GHSA Board Member Leanna Depue is quoted in this article.
Aug. 9, 2014 More States Raise Highway Speed Limits, But Not NJ (NBC Philadelphia via The Press of Atlantic City)
Aug. 8, 2014 Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study (HealthDay)
Aug. 4, 2014 New Jersey drivers may be able to ignore other states’ speed cameras (The Washington Post)
Aug. 4, 2014 The Drive: When it comes to speeding, motorists need to slow down (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)
Aug. 3, 2014 States can't navigate red tape to secure federal highway grants (AutoBlog)
July 29, 2014 Arizona’s ‘super extreme DUI’ and how we measure impaired driving in the U.S. (The Washington Post)
July 26, 2014 Federal highway safety grants go unclaimed (USA Today)
July 24, 2014 Higher tolls, higher speeds in Pa. (Lancaster Newspapers)
July 24, 2014 Pennsylvania testing 70-mph limit on parts of two interstates (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
July 21, 2014 Our View: Higher speed limit comes with risk (The Sentinal - Carlisle, Penn.)
July 21, 2014 CDOT takes on selfies in driving course (The Denver Post)
July 17, 2014 REPORT: More Teens Dying in Accidents Without Seat Belts (WRIC-TV)
July 14, 2014 NH traffic deaths take sharp decline (Union Leader)
GHSA Board Member Peter Thomson is quoted in this article.
July 10, 2014 Young drivers still aren’t buckling up enough (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
July 8, 2014 Click it or…die (POLITICO Morning Transportation)
July 8, 2014 Ford’s Driving Skills for Life Helps Teens Get Smart About Driving (NerdWallet)
June 25, 2014 There is no “Marijuana Breathalyzer” So How Can Police Tell if a Driver is High? (NET News)
GHSA Board Member Fred Zwonechek is quoted in this article.
June 23, 2014 NYC trying to lower speed limit as others raise it (USA TODAY)
June 19, 2014 Auto accidents biggest killer of teens; lack of safety belts, inexperience to blame (Chicago Tribune)
June 17, 2014 Courier: Make texting-while-driving a primary offense (Des Moines Register)
June 17, 2014 The clock is ticking on fixing U.S. roads and bridges (USA TODAY)
June 16, 2014 Listen up, drivers in N.H.: No use of hand-held phones (Portland Press Herald)
June 15, 2014 New courses designed to prevent distracted driving among teenagers (WABC - New York City)
June 13, 2014 Driving in a 'drunk suit' (FOX News)
June 13, 2014 States adopt, pursue new rules on ticket cameras (Land Line Magazine)
June 11, 2014 South Carolina bans texting while driving (The Washington Post)
June 10, 2014 Some Maryland towns seeing less revenue from once profitable speed cameras (The Washington Post)
June 9, 2014 Speed limits are increasing on Minnesota highways and around the country (Star Tribune - Minneapolis, Minn.)
June 6, 2014 Why US roads are more dangerous than European ones (The Telegraph - London)
June 6, 2014 Ford gives teens a lesson in drunk driving (WTSP - Tampa Bay)
June 1, 2014 The NASCAR race sponsor? This year, it's you (The News Journal - Wilmington, Del.)
GHSA Member Alison Kirk is quoted in this article.
May 25, 2014 Fatal crashes on county roads up 71 percent in 2014 (Lincoln Journal Star)
GHSA Board Member Fred Zwonechek is quoted in this article.
May 25, 2014 Memorial Day weekend big for running red lights, often with deadly results (The Washington Post)
May 24, 2014 That spring roar is the sound of motorcycles, and sometimes ambulance sirens follow (The Washington Post)
May 17, 2014 Some area highway speed limits could increase to 70 mph (The Times-Tribune - Scranton, Penn.)
May 13, 2014 Helmets for All (The Blade - Toledo, Ohio)
May 12, 2014 No clear impact from 70 mph limit (Dayton Daily News)
May 10, 2014 Re-establish motorcycle helmet law (Scranton Times-Tribune)
May 7, 2014 Motorcyclist Deaths May Have Decreased in 2013 (The New York Times)
May 7, 2014 Bring back helmets: Spring is here, with motorcycle deaths to follow (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
May 7, 2014 Motorcycle Deaths Down, But Overall Safety Has Not Improved, A New Study Finds (Forbes)
May 7, 2014 Motorcycle Fatalities Down In 2013, But More Due To Weather Than Safety (WAMU - Washington, D.C.)
May 7, 2014 Our Opinion: Motorcycle Safety Month data support helmet law (News Tribune - Jefferson City, Mo.)
May 6, 2014 Motorcycle fatalities drop 7% in U.S., 13% in California in 2013 (Los Angeles Times)
May 6, 2014 California Motorcyclist Fatalities Down (NBC4 Los Angeles)
GHSA Member Chris Cochran is quoted in this article.
May 6, 2014 Safety group: Motorcycle deaths dropped in 2013 (USA TODAY)
May 6, 2014 U.S. motorcycle deaths declined in 2013 (The Washington Post)
May 6, 2014 Motorcycle Deaths Decline in 2013 (Governing)
May 6, 2014 Motorcycle accidents claiming fewer American lives (CBS News/HealthDay)
May 6, 2014 FIRST LOOK — Motorcycle fatalities (POLITICO Morning Transportation)
May 6, 2014 Motorcycle fatalities declining as weather keeps bikers off road (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
May 6, 2014 Motorcycle fatalities for those without helmets up 9% in Michigan (The Detroit News)
April 25, 2014 Not driving? Then read this story (Pocono Record)
April 25, 2014 How gas prices relate to motorcycle fatalities (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
April 21, 2014 Groups Concentrate on Ending Distracted Driving (Associations Now)
April 19, 2014 SC towns and counties spur state to ban texting (The State, Columbia, S.C.)
April 19, 2014 Distracted Driving Awareness Month 2014: 'We're driving a 4,000-pound lethal weapon' (MassLive.com)
April 14, 2014 You...driver...back away from the cellphone (azcentral.com)
April 11, 2014 States adopt, near new rules on ticket cameras (Land Line Magazine)
April 8, 2014 Knowing State Law on Distracted Driving (The Peggy Smedley Show)
April 3, 2014 New Enforcement Campaign Announced To Reduce Traffic Fatalities (The Chattanoogan)
GHSA Chairman Kendell Poole is quoted in this article.
April 2, 2014 N.H. Senate hears testimony on bill to ban cell phones while driving (Concord Monitor)
April 3, 2014 Miss. House rejects texting-while-driving ban (Associated Press)
March 28, 2014 Cellphone use causes over 1 in 4 car accidents (USA TODAY)
March 26, 2014 You killed me at hello: 26% of car wrecks involve phones (MarketWatch)
March 24, 2014 Pedestrian fatalities dip in Ohio (Columbus Dispatch)
March 11, 2014 6 latest types of car safety technology (CarInsuranceQuotes.com)
March 9, 2014 Road Warrior: Pedestrian deaths on the decline (The Record - North Jersey)
March 6, 2014 Pedestrian Deaths Drop For First Time In Four Years (AOL Autos)
March 5, 2014 Pedestrian Deaths Drop Nationally (New York Public Radio)
March 5, 2014 Pedestrian Deaths Down In First Half of 2013, Report Says (Forbes)
March 5, 2014 Pedestrian deaths fall in '13, reversing trend (The Detroit News)
March 5, 2014 Pedestrian deaths decline in Pennsylvania, U.S. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
March 5, 2014 FIRST LOOK — Pedestrian deaths drop (POLITICO Morning Transportation)
March 5, 2014 Pedestrian Deaths Increased In D.C. Between First Six Months Of 2012 And 2013 (DCist)
March 5, 2014 Pedestrian Deaths In D.C. And Maryland Rose In 2013, Says Report (WAMU - Washington, D.C.)
March 5, 2014 Pedestrian deaths drop after three-year rise (USA TODAY)
March 3, 2014 Winter highways turn deadlier (Argus Leader - Sioux Falls, S.D.)
GHSA Board Members Lee Axdahl and Fred Zwonechek are quoted in this article.
Feb. 23, 2014 No Easy Answers For DUI Concerns As Marijuana Gains Support (NPR)
Feb. 4, 2014 Fatal car crashes involving pot use have tripled in U.S. (HealthDay via MyFoxWAUSAU.com)
Jan. 30, 2014 Tickets for texting soar in New York (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle)
Jan. 27, 2014 New Jersey Program Marks Cars for Emergency Responders (Emergency Management)
Jan. 27, 2014 Do Transportation Apps Compromise Safety? (Governing)
Jan. 24, 2014 Cell phone bans cite few drivers, in part because offense is tough to prove (Cleveland.com)
Jan. 16, 2014 Smart phone apps, gadgets that make drivers less distracted (Chattanooga Times Free Press)
GHSA Chairman Kendell Poole is featured in this article.
Jan. 14, 2014 Oregon traffic deaths lowest since gas-rationing 1940s (The Oregonian)
GHSA Board Member Troy Costales is featured in this article.
Jan. 13, 2014 Texting-while-driving ban weak, critics say (The St. Augustine Record)
Jan. 9, 2014 Cuomo wants toughest texting-while-law in nation (LoHud.com Albany Watch)
Jan. 8, 2014 Former State Sen. Jennie Robak's death revives talk of exam for elderly drivers (Omaha World-Herald)
GHSA Board Member Fred Zwonechek is quoted in this article
Jan. 7, 2014 Your Car Is About to Get Smarter Than You Are (Time)
Jan. 1, 2014 Traffic deaths in Illinois rise for second straight year (Chicago Tribune)