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National Road to Zero, Traffic Safety Leaders Call on Biden Administration to Commit to Zero Deaths by 2050

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Partners for Automated Vehicle Education is proud to be an early signer of the National Safety Council‘s letter to President Biden calling for a commitment to reduce traffic fatalities to zero by 2050. The nation’s largest coalition of traffic safety organizations – Road to Zero – along with Toward Zero DeathsVision Zero NetworkFamilies for Safe Streets and 74 partner organizations and individuals, sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to commit the efforts of the federal government to achieve zero roadway deaths by 2050. The letter was sent as President Biden began announcing his most urgent priorities, and as Secretary-designate of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, met with senators for the first time ahead of his confirmation hearing.

“Roadway deaths have been a leading killer in our nation for decades,” said Lorraine Martin, chair of the Road to Zero Coalition and president and CEO of the National Safety Council. “Our organizations look forward to working with the new administration, and we stand ready to assist in any way we can.”

Read the full letter here.

January 21, 2021