Congress

The Center for Auto Safety in the nation’s capital:

  • keeping consumers up-to-date on auto related legislation and regulation
  • working with congress and federal agencies to make our cars safer
  • providing expert opinions and data in congressional testimony.

Center for Auto Safety Submits Letter of Concern Regarding Deputy Administrator Heidi King’s Nomination for NHTSA Administrator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2018 Contact: Jason Levine, (202) 328-7700   There are few products that impact as many Americans as automobiles. Today, the Center for Auto Safety sent a letter to the Senate Commerce Committee expressing our significant concerns regarding Deputy Administrator Heidi King’s safety record during her time …

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Center for Auto Safety Statement on Senate Hearing on Takata Airbags

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2018 Contact: Grace Garver, (202) 328-7700, ggarver@autosafety.or Center for Auto Safety Statement on This Afternoon’s Senate Hearing on Takata Airbags   Ahead of the Senate Commerce Committee Hearing on the defective Takata Airbags, Jason Levine, executive director of the Center for Auto Safety released this …

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HOT CARS Act of 2017 Introduced Today in the U.S. Senate to Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths in Cars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2017 Contact:  Amber Andreasen, 913-205-6973, Amber@KidsAndCars.org Advocates: Allison Kennedy, 202-408-1711, akennedy@saferoads.org HOT CARS Act of 2017 Introduced Today in the U.S. Senate to Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths in Cars   Today is National Heatstroke Prevention Day – Safety Groups and Parents Call for Congress to Prevent these …

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Congressman offers unusual defense in ethics probe

By JOHN DUNBAR Center for Public Integrity WASHINGTON — Rep. Roger Williams, the Austin Republican under investigation by the House Ethics Committee, asserts that he did nothing wrong when he offered an amendment that would benefit car dealers — despite the fact that he himself is a car dealer. Members …

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HIGHWAY SAFETY: More Robust DOT Oversight of Guardrails and Other Roadside Hardware Could Further Enhance Safety

Click here to view the GAO Study Click here to visit the GAO Study Website What GAO Found The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) oversees and promotes states’ installation of crash-tested roadside safety hardware through guidance and policy directives to states and by issuing letters to roadside safety hardware developers that …

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