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2011 Annual Meeting
Shifting Gears: Driving Culture Change
in Highway Safety

Cincinnati, Ohio, September 25 - 28

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2011 Annual Meeting Sponsors & Partners

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The members and staff of GHSA wish to acknowledge our 2011 sponsors/partners. Without your generosity, this meeting would not be possible.
We appreciate you!

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The Allstate Foundation logo
The Allstate Foundation GHSA icon was established in 1952 and is an independent, charitable organization made possible by subsidiaries of The Allstate Corporation. The Allstate Foundation partners with nonprofit organizations on community initiatives that promote: safe and vital communities; tolerance, inclusion, and diversity; and, economic empowerment. Teen driving has been a funding priority for the Foundation since 2005. More information is available at and
Ford DSFL Logo Ford Motor Company Fund/Ford Driving Skills for Life.GHSA icon
Ford Driving Skills for Life (FDSFL) is one of the nation's most comprehensive, award-winning, teen driver safety programs. It was developed by Ford Motor Company Fund in partnership with the Governors Highway Safety Association and a panel of safety experts in 2003. FDSFL helps newly licensed drivers improve their skills in four key areas that experts have identified as being the most problematic for teen drivers: hazard recognition, vehicle handling, speed management, and space management. Visit us online at
National Coalition for Safer Roads logo The National Coalition for Safer Roads GHSA icon (NCSR) advocates for the use of red light safety cameras in cities and communities across the country. These cameras are part of an emerging body of technology intended to change the way people drive by creating consequences for those who drive recklessly or inattentively. NCSR brings together brings together industry experts, community leaders, victims of red light running, parents and other concerned citizens to support the use of red light safety technology in cities and communities across the country. For more information, visit, follow @SaferRoadsUSA on Twitter and on Facebook at
State Farm logo State Farm® GHSA icon insures more cars and homes than any other insurer in the U.S., is the leading insurer of watercraft and is also a leading insurer in Canada. State Farm's 17,700 agents and 68,000 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts - more than 79 million auto, fire, life and health policies in the United States and Canada, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 34 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information visit us online at® or in Canada®.
Toyota logo Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. GHSA icon is the marketing, sales, distribution and customer service arm of Toyota in America. Toyota Motor Sales is America’s fourth largest car maker and manufactures more than one million cars per year in North America. Visit us online at

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Nationwide Insurance logo Nationwide Insurance, GHSA icon headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the world. At Nationwide, we’re in the business of protecting what matters most, and that includes helping people stay safe on the roads, at home and at work. For more information visit us online at
Nissan logo Nissan North America, Inc. GHSA icon is committed to developing advanced technologies to produce vehicles with the highest levels of safety performance and customer satisfaction, and we strive to educate drivers through our safety programs, Snug Kids and Quest for Safety. Nissan has also served as the national presenting sponsor of the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Strides for Change 5K fundraising walks for the past two years, raising more than $1 million in 2005 for drunk driving prevention and safety awareness programs. Visit us online at
Volvo Logo Volvo Cars of North America, LLC GHSA icon From the precision of our engineering, to the finish of our design, you’re looking at a mark of quality. Whether behind the wheel or designing a car, knowledge saves lives. Find out what we’ve learned and how we’ve spent 80 years putting it into place. Visit us online at

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AAA logo AAA. GHSA icon During more than a century of public service, AAA has been dedicated to promoting traffic safety through education, advocacy and research.  For more information about AAA's efforts, please visit us online at
AARP Driver Safety Program logo The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation's first and largest driver improvement course designed for drivers age 50 and older. Since its inception in 1979, it has helped millions of drivers stay safe on today's roads. Available in a classroom and online setting, the course is open to AARP members and non-members of all ages, and there are no tests. It covers defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws and rules of the road. You may also be eligible to receive an insurance discount, so consult your agent for details. For more information or to register, visit or call 1-888-AARP-NOW (1-888-227-7669).
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Alliance of Automobile Manufacturer logo Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers is a trade association of 10 car and light truck manufacturers including BMW Group, Chrysler LLC, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz USA, Mitsubishi Motors, Porsche, Toyota and Volkswagen and serves as a leading advocacy group for the automobile industry on a range of public policy issues. For more information, visit us online at
BMW of North America, LLC logo BMW of North America, LLC. The BMW Group is one of the most successful manufacturers of automobiles and motorcycles in the world with its BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brands. As a global company, the BMW Group operates 25 production and assembly facilities in 14 countries and has a global sales network in more than 140 countries. The BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey. Visit us online at
Cambridge Systematics logo Cambridge Systematics, Inc. GHSA icon is dedicated to using our experience and skills as a nationally recognized transportation services and products firm to help our clients make transportation investments that reduce the human and economic consequences of traffic crashes.  For more information, visit us online at
The Century Council logo The Century Council GHSA icon, a national not-for-profit organization funded by America's leading distillers is actively involved in fighting drunk driving and underage drinking. Through its educational programs and public awareness campaigns, the Council reaches out to parents, youth, educators and many other groups nationwide with valuable information and strategies to address these important issues. Visit us online at
Deardorff logo Deardorff Associates. Deardorff is pioneering a revolutionary solution for analyzing state crash data and changing driving behaviors. With proven and nationally recognized experience in connecting marketing and technology for difficult-to-reach audiences, Deardorff offers ready-to-launch web components you can custom tailor for your state’s speeding, distracted driving and DUI initiatives. The application delivers real time insight into traffic trends and allows you to reach out to your target audiences, change driving behaviors, build community and measure campaign effectiveness. Visit us online at
Global Automakers logo Global Automakers. The Association of Global Automakers, formerly known as the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM), works with industry leaders, legislators, and regulators to create the kind of public policy that improves vehicle safety, encourages technological innovation and protects our planet. Learn more at
Laser Technology logo Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) Lidar, which stands for light
etection and ranging, is at the heart of all our measurement devices and is truly our specialty. From speed enforcement to crash scene mapping, LTI offers a full range of lidar solutions including ones for tailgating enforcement, handheld photo/video traffic enforcement and statistical data collection. Find us online at
LifeSafer Interlock logo LifeSafer Interlock, Inc. GHSA icon LifeSafer Interlock is an originator of the ignition interlock industry. Our interlocks are the most widely used in the U.S and have assisted hundreds of state, county and local judiciaries, law enforcement agencies and legal professionals throughout the U.S in the fight against drinking and driving. Interlock products and client programs remain the sole focus of our company. Learn more at or call 800-531-0006.
Mazda logo Mazda North American Operations. Celebrating its 40th Anniversary in the United States in 2010, Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States, Canada and Mexico through nearly 900 dealers.  Operations in Canada are managed by Mazda Canada, Inc., located in Ontario; and in Mexico by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. For more information, visit us online at
Rubber Manufacturers Assoc Logo Rubber Manufacturers Association, Inc. GHSA icon is the national trade association for tire manufacturers. Through its "Be Tire Smart - Plan Your PART" consumer education program, RMA works with industry, motorist safety advocates and federal and state agencies to promote proper tire care and maintenance. Visit us online at

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Intran Media logo Intran Media is a national truckside billboard company with coverage in all 50 states. We partner with actual, working delivery trucks in local markets to lease and resell the space on the box of their trucks as high-impact billboard exposure. Learn more at
Mercer Consulting Group Mercer Consulting Group LLC GHSA icon offers an experienced team specializing in traffic safety programs including assessment, public policy, planning, leadership development, training, earned media and legislative advocacy strategies. We help highway safety offices “move the numbers" in the right direction and stretch limited dollars. For more information, visit us online at
National Beer Wholesalers Assoc. Logo The National Beer Wholesalers Association is a trade association that represents the interests of more than 2,850 licensed, independent beer distributors – with operations located in every state and congressional district across the United States – before government and the public. NBWA works to strengthen the state-based system of alcohol regulation that facilitates an orderly marketplace; creates a transparent and accountable system of alcohol distribution that protects American consumers; and promotes responsibility in the manufacture, distribution, sale and consumption of alcohol. Visit us online at
The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Amercia logo Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America, Inc.GHSA icon is the voice of the wholesaler, championing the protections of the alcohol distribution system and the 21st Amendment. For more information, visit us online at

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