Tag: pandemic

  • May 5th, 2020

The CDC has created a road travel toolkit to help transportation departments and other partners relay COVID-19 prevention messaging to domestic travelers. This toolkit provides messages, graphics and products to: Support timely messaging to those traveling by road in the United States. Share CDC resources and content with transportation partners. Help transportation partners develop further […]

  • May 5th, 2020

Statement by GHSA Executive Director Jonathan Adkins WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimated that 36,120 people were killed on U.S. roadways in 2019, a 1.2% decrease from 2018 and the third straight year of modest declines. This is good news, but clearly much work remains. Tens of thousands of […]

  • April 17th, 2020

Traffic Safety Community Urges Safer Driving During Coronavirus Pandemic WASHINGTON, D.C. – Emptier streets may be encouraging some drivers to flout traffic safety laws, including speed limits. Despite there being far fewer vehicles on the road due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, state highway safety officials across the country are seeing a severe spike in speeding. […]