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Questions? Contact Kara Macek, GHSA Communications Director, 202-789-0942 x140 or kmacek@ghsa.org.

Archived News Releases

2014
April 3, 2014 States Support First Distracted Driving Enforcement Campaign
March 20, 2014 Ford Driving Skills for Life Advanced Driving Skills Program Begins Second Decade with New Content, Technology (Ford News Release) pdf icon [172 KB, 3 pgs.]
March 5, 2014 New Report: Reversal in Three-Year Uptick in Pedestrian Fatalities
Feb. 18, 2014 GHSA Names Jonathan Adkins Executive Director
Jan. 28, 2014 GHSA Testifies on Highway Safety Reauthorization Before House Subcommittee
2013
Dec. 17, 2013 States Committed to Detecting and Arresting Drunk Drivers During the Dangerous Holiday Driving Season
Oct. 17, 2013 Parents Urged to Leverage State GDL Programs to Help Reduce Teen Crash Risk During National Teen Driver Safety Week
Sept. 18, 2013 Tennessee’s Poole Re-elected Chairman of GHSA
Aug. 27, 2013 National Highway Safety Awards Presented in San Diego
Aug. 22, 2013 State, National Highway Safety Experts Convene in San Diego
July 22, 2013 GHSA Names Betkey National Law Enforcement Liaison Program Manager
July 17, 2013 New Report Finds States Stepping Up Efforts to Combat Distracted Driving
July 11, 2013 States Receive Teen Driving Grants for Innovative Projects
June 25, 2013 Speeding Still a Factor in a Third of Fatal Teen Driving Crashes
June 11, 2013 GHSA Executive Director to Retire after 25 Years of Service
May 30, 2013 New Study a Reminder of Importance of Motorcycle Helmet Use
May 21, 2013 40 States Now Ban Texting While Driving
May 3, 2013 Increase in Highway Deaths is Urgent Reminder
May 2, 2013 New Report Helps States Better Engage Parents of Teen Drivers
April 24, 2013 New Study: Motorcyclist Deaths Spike in 2012
March 21, 2013 Final Federal Spending Bill Includes Critical Highway Safety Programs
March 12, 2013 Senate Action Restores Highway Safety Funding
March 18, 2013 Teen Driving Deaths on the Rise; Parents Can Help Reverse Trend (Ford News Release) pdf icon [39 KB, 2 pg.]
March 4, 2013 Traffic Safety Community Calls on Congress to Fully Fund Highway Safety Grant Programs
Feb. 26, 2013 New Study: Teen Driver Deaths Increase in 2012
Feb. 12, 2013 Ford Motor Company Fund, GHSA and the California Office of Traffic Safety Bring Teen Driver Training Program to San Diego pdf icon [72 KB, 1 pg.]
Feb. 4, 2013 Ford Brings National Teen Safe Driving Tour to San Diego, Invests $500,000 in California Young Driver Education pdf icon [39 KB, 2 pgs.]
Jan. 29, 2013 GHSA Thanks Secretary LaHood for His Service
2012
Dec. 13, 2012 States Step Up Efforts to Stop Drunk Drivers
Nov. 27, 2012 GHSA Praises Federal Report Calling for Motorcycle Safety Changes
Nov. 15, 2012 Record High Seat Belt Use Applauded But More Work Remains
Oct. 15, 2012 Ford DSFL’s Award-Winning Driving Course Now Available Online through MSU Partnership pdf icon [39 KB, 2 pgs.]
Oct. 10, 2012 New Publication Takes In-Depth Look at Improving Teen Driver Safety
Sept. 14, 2012 Portable MMUCC and New MMUCC Online Training Now Available
Sept. 11, 2012 Leading Highway Safety Groups Call on Congress to Fund Highway Safety Grants
Sept. 6, 2012 GHSA Broadens Distracted Driving and Drugged Driving Policies
Aug. 28, 2012 National Highway Safety Awards Presented in Baltimore
Aug. 27, 2012 Tennessean Kendell Poole Elected Chairman of GHSA
Aug. 23, 2012 State, National Highway Safety Experts Meet in Baltimore
Aug. 22, 2012 Distracted Driving Grant Availability Praised
July 20, 2012 GHSA Reacts to Early Estimates of Traffic Deaths for 2012
July 3, 2012 GHSA Praises New Highway Bill
July 2, 2012 New Guideline Helps States Better Collect Crash Data
May 22, 2012 New Study: No Progress in Reducing Motorcyclist Deaths
May 15, 2012 GHSA Joins NTSB Panel on Eliminating Substance-Impaired Driving
May 8, 2012 Alabama Becomes 38th State to Ban Texting While Driving
April 23, 2012 Ford Driving Skills for Life Enters Fifth Year as Illinois Teen Driving Deaths Drop by 48 Percent Since 2007
April 10, 2012 Ford Driving Skills for Life Trains Teen Drivers to Avoid Tragedy during Impending Prom and Graduation Season
April 6, 2012 Idaho Brings Number of States Banning Texting While Driving to 37
April 3, 2012 Three States Ramp Up Highway Safety Laws
March 26, 2012 States to Weigh in at NTSB Attentive Driving Forum
March 8, 2012 Little Progress in Reducing Speeding-Related Traffic Deaths
Feb. 16, 2012 Teen Driver Deaths Increase in 2011
Jan. 25, 2012 GHSA Hires National Law Enforcement Liaison Program Manager

Archived News Releases