Roadway Safety Advocacy


ATSSA is here to help you educate decision-makers and advocate for roadway safety infrastructure policies and funding. Here, you will find the latest information on our efforts to inform elected officials on the importance of increasing the use of and funding for roadway safety infrastructure devices and services.




  • New ATSSA Webinar for Members about the FAST Act - ATSSA Members can access the December 17, 2015 webinar, presented by Nate Smith, Vice President of Government Relations by logging into the ATSSA website. To login and watch the here. To login and view the PDF presentation here.

  • Long-term Highway Bill Passes - Congress approves the "FAST Act" transportation bill that includes substantial long-term investments. To read the press here

  • Highway Bill Conference Committee - Chairman Seeley and ATSSA Board advocate for roadway safety in Highway Bill Conference Committee. To read here

  • 2015 Transportation Ballot Measures - Review this year's ballot measures and initiatives by state, which include descriptions. To here

  • Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 - To read the text of the H.R. here. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has prepared an overview of this proposed here

  • The House and Senate Reauthorization Bills vs. Two Different CBO Baselines - The inflation-adjusted obligation baseline, and the flat-lined contract authority baseline. To read here

  • Letter to House on Surface Transportation Reauthorization - ATSSA, along with other members of the Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) and beyond, wrote to all members of the House of Representatives and Committees of jurisdiction last week to urge action this fall on a long-term surface transportation bill. To read the here

  • Construction Industry Bonus Depreciation/Sec. 179 Letter - Please see the letter from ATSSA and 29 other industry leaders to Congressional members urging them to reinstate the depreciation bonus and increase Sec. 179 expensing. To read the here

  • Chairman Scott Seeley Submits Testimony to House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures - On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures held a hearing on the taxation of the repatriation of foreign earnings as a funding mechanism for a multi-year highway bill and Chairman Seeley provided testimony on behalf of ATSSA. To read this here

  • ATSSA and Construction Industry Lobby Congress on Bonus Depreciation and Sec.179 Expensing - To read the here

  • Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) - Learn more about the current transportation here

  • Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Congressional Letter - Rep.Lou Barletta (R-Pa.) and Rep.Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.), along with 26 of their colleagues, sent a letter supporting the HSIP to House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Penn.) and Former Ranking Member Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) for their consideration. Read the Congressional here

  • Reps. Barletta and Lipinski sent their colleagues a “Dear Colleague” letter asking for signatures on the Congressional letter the cover letter

  • Local Road Safety Bill Introduced - ATSSA strongly supports H.R. (House Resolution) 4336, which will help make local roads as safe as the bill here

  • See the letter from Rep. Michael Michaud (D-Maine) and Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Wis) supporting the here

  • Bicycle Pedestrian Safety Bill - ATSSA also supports H.R. 3494, which will address troubling increases of bicycling and walking fatalities. Read the letter from supporting organizations to Congressional here

  • 2014 Transportation Ballot Questions - Provides citizens the chance to vote on laws and proposals that have been crafted by their representatives. Read the detailed results of the ballot measures in the 2014 here




  • Grassroots - The ATSSA Grassroots website connects ATSSA members to their members of Congress to advocate for roadway safety. Explore the website and take here

  • Grassroots Corporate Partners Plan -– Developed to allow ATSSA member companies to better interact with Congress and assist our legislative initiatives on Capitol Hill. Download the Corporate Partners Signup Sheet (members only) here

  • Contact Your Legislators
    Find your U.S. Representatives by zip here
    Find contact information for your U.S. here
    See current committee meetings and hearings scheduled on Capitol here





  • ATSSA’s Annual Legislative Briefing & Fly-In - April 20-21, 2016
    Attend this annual event to directly interact with Congress and network with other industry for more information

  • During the 2015 ATSSA Legislative Briefing & Fly-In (April 28-29), over 100 ATSSA members visited Capitol Hill to discuss the highway bill, roadway safety and funding, and ways to fix the Highway Trust Fund. ATSSA also presented Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill) the prestigious Roadway Safety Champion Award ...view the press release

  • View the presentation shown by Tony Furst, FHWA Associate Administrator for Safety, during the 2014 ATSSA Legislative Briefing & here



For more information about government relations, please call 202-733-1245 or email

  • The American Traffic Safety Services Association
  • 15 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100
  • Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406-1022
  • Telephone: (800) 272-8772



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