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Pedestrian Fatalities Surge 11% in 2016

GHSA’s annual Spotlight on Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities projects an 11% increase in the number of persons on foot killed on U.S. roadways last year, compared to 2015. This report offers a first look at state-by-state trends in pedestrian traffic fatalities for 2016, using preliminary data provided by all 50 State Highway Safety Offices and the District of Columbia.

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More teens are dying behind the wheel — how NJ’s bucking the trend

A new report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association finds fatal crashes involving teen drivers spiked up about 10 percent across the nation last year — but in New Jersey they decreased.

The report, Mission Not Accomplished: Teen Safe Driving, the Next Chapter, recommends other states follow the graduated driver license model developed in New Jersey.

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Teen-Involved Crash Deaths Spike 10%

Teen-involved crash deaths spiked 10% in 2015, with teen drivers 1.6 times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than their adult counterparts, according to a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. The report also sheds light on data...

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Be a Hero. End Impaired Driving

Can you fly? Can you travel at the speed of light? Can you see through walls? No? You’re still a hero in our eyes.

In advance of this Labor Day weekend, we’re launching a brand new PSA highlighting everyday heroes. People like you and me who save lives by simply making good decisions. Now that’s a super power.

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NJ parents explain why teens driving worry them more than sex or drugs

A new survey finds parents in New Jersey and across the country worry more about their teens driving than anything else — including drug use and sex.

The Harris Poll survey, commissioned by Chevrolet, finds 55 percent of parents with teens worry about their child driving. Drugs and alcohol worried 52 percent or parents most, while sexual activity worried 49 percent and academic performance worried 53 percent.

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Report Urges Tired Drivers to Get Some Sleep, Stay off Roads

A new report released today gives a startling new look at the growing threat of drowsy drivers on the road, urging Americans to just get some sleep.

With an estimated 83.6 million Americans admitting to sleeping less than the recommended daily seven to eight hours, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) said today that puts one in four drivers at risk of falling sleep at the wheel.

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