These reports examine the Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH) systems in vehicles, with the goal of reducing child passenger deaths and injuries by improving LATCH ease of use and effectiveness.
Mr. Chairman, members of the Surface Transportation Subcommittee, I am
David K. Willis, President and Chief Executive Officer of the AAA Foundation for
Traffic Safety. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is a publicly supported,
charitable research and educational organization affiliated with the American
Automobile Association, a federation of 99 motor clubs serving more than 39
million motorists in the United States and Canada.
Inline skating is increasingly being used for recreation and transportation. According to the International Inline Skating Association, the number of inline skaters has increased by 300 percent since 1992.
Excessive sleepiness may result in an increased risk of a motor vehicle crash either
because the motorist falls asleep while driving or because he experiences reduced attention to road events and driving tasks due to fatigue/sleepiness.
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety commissioned Roper Starch Wordwide to conduct a study among drivers in the general public to determine the extent of their knowledge of various tire safety issues, as well as how they maintain the condition of their vehicle's tires