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Safer Roads, Legislative Briefing and Fly-In events postponed due to COVID-19

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ATSSA has postponed two major events scheduled for this spring in the wake of COVID-19. The Legislative Briefing & Fly-In scheduled for April 22-23 has been delayed by five months to Sept. 9-10. The Safer Roads 2020 International Conference scheduled for May 12-14 in Richmond, Va., has been postponed by six months to November. An exact date will be announced once it is confirmed.

We will post additional updates related to COVID-19 as available.

ATSSA Capitol Hill testimony calls for additional support, funding for roadway safety

Remarks touch on long-term Highway Trust Fund solvency, increase in HSIP funds

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This morning, Jay Bruemmer, Vice President of K&G Striping, Inc. and a member of the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA),  testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Subcommittee on Highways and Transit hearing titled, “Every Life Counts: Improving the Safety of our Nation’s Roadways.”

ATSSA members’ advocacy pays off in Texas

TX-ATSSA chapter leads bill in Texas legislature to protect contractors on roadways

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Advancing roadway safety. That was the mission for the ATSSA Texas Chapter’s recent advocacy day at the Texas State Capitol. That passion and effort is already making a difference in the state, as Texas Representative Mike Lang (R-Texas) has introduced House Bill 1226 – legislation which would include Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) contractors in the state’s “slow down/move over” law.

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