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government / industry sponsored auto and highway safety sites: statistics, data

Non Profits

what other groups and citizens are doing and saying about the auto and highway safety crisis

Speak Out

contact your governmental and law enforcement officials, the industry, and the media

News Sources

alternative news and magazines  on the web, and  some mainstream news sources

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Get the Facts
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Facts, figures, statistics; official governmental agency in charge of highway safety
National Transportation Safety Board
U.S. Department of Transportation
Governmental agency in charge of all aspects of transportation 
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Insurance company sponsored agency devoted to automotive safety; crash test data
Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI)
vehicle ratings, safety facts, news releases
The Fatality Analysis Reporting System 
(FARS) contains data on all vehicle crashes in the United States that occur on a public roadway and involve a fatality in the crash.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
U.S. House of Representatives
Transportation stats (easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by more than 70 agencies for public use)


Non Profits
Public Citizen
Public Citizen is the consumer's eyes and ears in Washington. Auto Safety a key issue. Ford, Firestone, SUV rollover info.
Consumers Union
the consumer advocacy web site of Consumers Union, nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine. This site provides informative and educational materials developed by Consumers Union's advocacy offices on a variety of consumer issues (Ford, Firestone and SUV rollover) 
The goal of The Surface Transportation Policy Project is to ensure that transportation policy and investments help conserve energy, protect environmental and aesthetic quality, strengthen the economy, promote social equity, and make communities more livable. We emphasize the needs of people, rather than vehicles.
Center for Responsive Politics
Tracks Political Donations
Road Hog Info Trough
SUV information and campaign for cleaner and safer alternatives
Sierra Club
Autos on Welfare report
IN MEMORIAM, A Century of Suffering, 101st Anniversary of the first person killed by Automobile in North America.
Jane Holtz Kay 
author of "Asphalt Nation" (How the Automobile Took Over America and How We Can Take it Back)
Car Busters 
Our role is to help to unite, build and maintain the international car free movement; and to inform, motivate, publicise and empower all groups and individuals fighting against the car's dominance and destructiveness
Action Without Borders
The Idealist, 20,000 non-profit organizations in 150 countries.
breaking news on auto/suv safety, litigation, and lawmaking, targeting the industry and the government
Car Talk
Drive Now, Talk Later
reclaim the streets
San Francisco
Critical Mass Hub
Critical Mass is a monthly bicycle ride to take back the streets from cars. The idea started in San Francisco in September 1992, and quickly spread to cities all over the world. This page attempts to be the most complete guide to local Critical Mass sites around the globe.
National Safety Council
Nonprofit, nongovernmental agency, committed to safety in general, with department of automotive safety
campaign designed to tell the world what we think of those mindless suburban drones that insist on getting 8 mpg while driving their kids to soccer practice. Join us as we direct our social activist energies toward the exciting new sport of Big Game SUV Hunting

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Speak Out
The President
E-mail the President
The White House
E-mail the President, Vice President, First Lady, Mrs. Cheney

John Kerry
Presidential campaign site
Ralph Nader
contact Ralph, my hero, my enemy
Write your Representative
Quick lookup and link to your Representative through zip code
U.S. Senate
Contact Your Senator


News Sources
News Tickers
transportation and progressive newstickers
Buzzflash Report
progressive news service (the un-Drudge report)
Search over 300 current newspapers
Common Dreams News Center
Breaking News, Views for the Progressive Community
Yahoo Daily News
Highway safety top stories
feed provided by Newsday
top news
global news for the international disaster relief community and the public
U.S. Dailies
Newspapers and Wire Services, links from Common Dreams
U.S. Weeklies
Alternative Newspapers and Wire Services, links from Common Dreams
links to newspapers online
Environment News Service
A community of people concerned about social change,Voluminous magazine, E-magazine and more
Asphalt Strawberry, An Internet Magazine
Features and links about the effects of automobiles on the world and alternatives
Daily Dose
Weather Underground
Any weather, anywhere
online news
The Daily Howler
press critique
grist magazine
environmental news from around the globe
Bush Watch
updated news on the Bush administration


Related Subjects
Carfree Cities
Carfree cities past, present, and future. Solutions to the problem of the urban automobile
Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development:
A Project of the U.S. Dept. of Energy-Transportation 
Action Center
Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) High Speed Ground Transportation 
Back On Track
Marcia D. Lowe, In Context Magazine, Article on a rail revival
National Association of Railroad Passengers
The High Speed Rail/ Automated Transportation Homepage
Information and Technical Exchange
Transportation Research Board
promotes innovation and progress in transportation by stimulating and conducting research, facilitating the dissemination of information, and encouraging the implementation of research results
American Public Transit Association
The Subway Page
Links to World Subway and Other Transportation Information Resources
The Hubbert Peak of Oil Production
Named after the late Dr. M. King Hubbert, Geophysicist: data analysis and recommendations regarding the upcoming peak in the rate of global oil extraction.
The SAGE III Ozone Loss and Validation Experiment


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