Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety is an alliance of consumer groups, health and safety organizations, and insurance companies and agents, all working together to make America’s roads safer. Known for short just as ‘Advocates,’ it encourages adoption of federal and state laws, policies and programs that save lives and reduce injuries.
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The “16 Lifesaving Laws” Pursued by the Advocates
Based on government and private research, crash data and state experience, Advocates has determined the traffic safety laws listed below are critical to reducing motor vehicle deaths and injuries. For the purposes of this report, states are only given credit if the state law meets the optimal safety provisions as defined below. No credit is given for laws that fail to fully meet the criteria in this report. Also, no credit is given for laws that are subject to secondary enforcement or for GDL laws that permit an exemption based on driver education programs.
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