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23 Nov, 2015, 10:00 ET Ten Tips for Safe Holiday Travel

 The holidays are typically filled with lots of celebration, love ones and for many people - driving. AAA predicts over 46.9 million Americans...


12 Feb, 2015, 09:30 ET NCSR: Florida's Decrease in Red-Light Running Proves Effectiveness of Red-Light Safety Cameras, Sets Example for States Nationwide

 This morning AAA released a report stating that more than 36 percent of drivers continue to run red-lights and take risks, despite the fact...


06 Nov, 2014, 08:00 ET NCSR: Houston Police Find 117% Increase in Traffic Crashes at Intersections where Red-Light Safety Cameras Once Operated

In yet another example of the risks involved with removing red-light safety cameras from dangerous intersections, a new report shows a 30 percent...


04 Aug, 2014, 09:59 ET National Coalition for Safer Roads Recognizes National Stop on Red Week

The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) will recognize National Stop on Red Week (August 3-9, 2014) by promoting safe driving and raising...


01 Aug, 2014, 14:02 ET National Coalition for Safer Roads Recognizes National Stop on Red Week

 The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) will recognize National Stop on Red Week (August 3-9, 2014) by promoting safe driving and...


02 Jul, 2014, 07:00 ET NCSR: In 2013, July 4th Ranked as Second Riskiest Summer Holiday Period for Red-Light Running in the United States

This Independence Day, thousands of cars will hit the road as Americans celebrate summer with family and friends. According to the Safer Roads...


21 May, 2014, 06:00 ET National Coalition For Safer Roads Releases New Report Revealing Red-Light Running Data And Trends Across 20 States

More than 3.5 million drivers in 20 states ran a red light in 2013, according to the second biannual Safer Roads Report 2014: Trends in Red-Light...


28 Mar, 2014, 18:11 ET New Jersey Department of Transportation Report Highlights Benefits of Red-Light Safety Cameras

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT)'s annual analysis of the state's red-light safety camera program has turned out positive...


10 Feb, 2014, 11:24 ET National Coalition for Safer Roads: New OPPAGA Report Finds Florida Red-Light Safety Cameras Have Resulted in Fewer Traffic Injuries and Fatalities

The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) is encouraged by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability's report on...


15 Nov, 2013, 09:14 ET National Coalition for Safer Roads Collects More Than 12,300 Signatures on Petition Supporting New Jersey Red-Light Safety Cameras

New Jersey Residents Show Strong Support for Life-Saving Benefits of Camera Technology The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) has...


12 Sep, 2013, 14:13 ET National Coalition for Safer Roads Encourages School Districts To Improve School Bus Safety

School Bus Safety Cameras Catch Drivers Who Fail to Stop When Children Travel to and From Buses  As millions of children board buses...


28 Aug, 2013, 12:28 ET National Coalition for Safer Roads Encourages Motorists to Drive Safely Over Labor Day Weekend

 This Labor Day, millions of cars will hit the road as Americans celebrate summer with family and friends. As with all of the summer holidays,...


02 Aug, 2013, 14:51 ET National Coalition for Safer Roads Recognizes National Stop on Red Week

Road Safety Organization Raises Awareness About the Dangers of Red-Light Running The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) will recognize...


03 Jul, 2013, 09:35 ET NCSR: July 4th Ranks as Second Riskiest Summer Holiday for Red-Light Running

 This Independence Day, thousands of cars will hit the road as Americans celebrate summer with family and friends. According to the National...


28 Jun, 2013, 06:00 ET NCSR: July 4th Ranks as Second Riskiest Summer Holiday for Red-Light Running

This Independence Day, thousands of cars will hit the road as Americans celebrate summer with family and friends. According to the National...


26 Jun, 2013, 09:02 ET The National Coalition For Safer Roads Applauds New Report On Speeding and Teen Driving From Governors Highway Safety Association

The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) commends the Governors Highway Safety Association's (GHSA) release of a report highlighting the...


06 Jun, 2013, 15:33 ET New Findings Estimate 7.3 Million Red-Light Violations Nationwide Involved Distracted Driving in 2012

The National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) and FocusDriven are joining forces to release a new analysis examining the impact of distracted...


15 May, 2013, 13:22 ET The National Coalition for Safer Roads Responds to Recent Yellow Light Timing Myths in Florida

Recent media attention surrounding yellow light timing in Florida has prompted the National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) to address common...


20 Mar, 2013, 10:02 ET NCSR: Red-Light Safety Cameras Are Helping to Solve Crimes Across the Country

 Red-light safety cameras are keeping communities safe beyond improving driver behavior and reducing collisions. Footage from these safety...


19 Feb, 2013, 11:22 ET NCSR: Safety is the Bottom Line for Red-Light Camera Programs

As transportation research studies continue to provide mounting evidence of the success of red-light safety camera programs, the opposition becomes...


14 Feb, 2013, 18:23 ET NCSR: Red-Light Safety Cameras Fund Health Initiatives in Florida

It is well known that red-light safety cameras help police enforce traffic laws and drive down the number of dangerous crashes in intersections. In...


30 Jan, 2013, 11:18 ET NCSR: Societal Cost of Injury and Fatal Traffic Collisions on the Rise Since 2005

Traffic crashes kill tens of thousands of people and injure millions more every year in the United States. These tragic events exact substantial...


24 Jan, 2013, 10:21 ET Statement From NCSR On New Study By Insurance Institute For Highway Safety

Further Evidence Safety Camera Programs Reduce Red-Light Running  Another study – released today by the Insurance Institute...


04 Jan, 2013, 15:19 ET NCSR Applauds New Report Proving Red-Light Safety Cameras Effective In Florida

56 Percent of Communities Experienced Reduction in Crashes at Camera Intersections Communities across Florida are seeing a decrease in...


12 Dec, 2012, 11:43 ET New Digital Forum Eyes Road Safety and the Threat from Red-Light Running

Safety Street to Showcase Expert Voices and Personal Stories About the Impact of Dangerous Driver Behavior The National Coalition for Safer...