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A diverse group of automakers, non-profits and other industry stakeholders have launched PAVE — a new coalition dedicated to educating the public and policymakers about the safety benefits of advanced vehicle technologies and self-driving vehicles.

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Holiday Road Fatalities Expected to Sharply Increase

The number of people who will lose their lives in roadway crashes during this year's holiday period is expected to increase significantly from a year ago, according to estimates provided by the National Safety Council.

Roadway Safety Grant Process Gets Underway

The National Safety Council's Road to Zero Coalition has started accepting applications for its third annual grant competition for innovative solutions to making the nation's roadways safer and eliminating preventable fatalities.

Thanksgiving Road Fatalities Predicted by Safety Council

Thanksgiving was the second deadliest holiday on the roads in 2017, and this year some 433 people could lose their lives in traffic fatalities during the holiday period, according to the latest estimates from the National Safety Council.

Daylight Saving Time May Bring More Drowsy Drivers

Daylight saving time came to an end on Nov. 4 and for many fleet drivers that means more time each day driving in the dark. Less hours of sunlight can lead to fatigue behind the wheel during the fall and winter months.

Texas Leads Nation in Distracted Driving Fatalities

Texas led the nation in distracted driving deaths in 2017, as 366 people lost their lives as a result of an inattentive driver, according to the National Safety Council’s analysis of 2017 data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Travelers Institute Hosts Distracted Driving Events

"Every Second Matters," an educational event series for the public and designed to curtail distracted driving, kicked off in Hartford, Conn. on Sept. 25, with several future events planned in the U.S. and Canada.