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Consumer Reports: House passes ‘strongest auto safety bill in decades’

CR praises lawmakers, calls on Senate to follow suit to get lifesaving systems on all new cars   WASHINGTON — Consumer Reports today commended the…

July 1, 2020

Letter to U.S. House on H.R. 2 and CR auto safety research

Consumer Reports, the independent, non-profit member organization, strongly urges you to support the road safety provisions in H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act. These provisions…

June 29, 2020

Joint letter supporting road safety provisions in H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act

As a diverse coalition of groups representing vehicle safety, consumers, public health, bicyclists, pedestrians, mobility, cities, first responders, child safety, and families of crash victims,…

June 29, 2020

Safety First: Car Crashes, Innovation, and Why Federal Policy Should Prioritize Adoption of Existing Technologies to Save Lives

To provide a guide for policymakers and the auto industry on how best to substantially and expeditiously reduce road crashes, deaths, and injuries, this study…

June 29, 2020

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New Consumer Reports analysis finds existing vehicle safety technologies could cut road deaths in half if they came standard on every vehicle

  Upward of 20,000 lives could be saved annually if existing technologies were fully implemented in new vehicles Congress should prioritize requiring lifesaving systems on…

June 29, 2020

Fact sheets: Lives expected to be saved by equipping existing auto safety technologies standard on all new cars and comparison to AVs

For a related white paper, click here. For a related press release, click here. Recognizing the terrible toll of road crashes in the U.S. —…

June 29, 2020

CR joins coalition in applauding Nevada for launching Clean Cars Standards initiative

Consumer Reports joined a coalition of consumer, business, industry, science, public health and environmental advocacy organizations in applauding Governor Steve Sisolak for beginning the process…

June 23, 2020

Joint letter to Senate Commerce Committee seeking preservation of 5.9 GHz band for transportation safety

We write to express significant concern with efforts underway at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reallocate spectrum in the 5.9 GHz band away from…

June 23, 2020

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Consumer Reports: New House auto safety legislation ‘transformative and necessary’

CR calls on all members of Congress to support bill to require key life-saving systems on new cars   WASHINGTON — Consumer Reports today applauded…

June 22, 2020

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New Consumer Reports study finds many automakers taking advantage of buyers by packaging proven safety features with premium add-ons

CR calls on automakers to stop sales practices that put safety systems out of reach, and Congress to require lifesaving technology on all new cars…

June 1, 2020

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