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.




Current Legislation

  • 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



Engage in Government Relations

  • 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




Upcoming Events

  • ATSSA’s Annual Legislative Briefing & Fly-In - April 28-29, 2015
    Attend this annual event to directly interact with Congress and network with other industry for more information

  • 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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