Hearings - Hearing
Full Committee Hearing entitled, "Opportunities to Improve Transportation Safety."
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
10:00 AM EDT
EPW Hearing Room - 406 Dirksen
Chairman Barbara Boxer will convene the Full Committee to examine opportunities to reduce injuries and fatalities associated with our nation’s highways by addressing a number of transportation safety issues, including distracted driving and texting, drunk driving, safety concerns impacting children and the elderly, and various infrastructure improvements, such as signage. Wednesday’s hearing is one in a series as the committee develops the next surface transportation authorization bill.


Majority Statements
Minority Statements
James M. Inhofe


Opening Remarks

Panel 1
The Honorable John D. Porcari
Deputy Secretary of Transportation
United States Department of Transportation

Panel 2
Kirk T. Steudle
Michigan Department of Transportation
Laura Dean-Mooney
National President
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Jackie Gillan
Vice President
Advocates for Highway & Auto Safety
Deb Hubsmith
Safe Routes to School National Partnership
Mr. Gregory M. Cohen, P.E.
President and CEO
American Highway Users Alliance
Ted Miller PhD
Principal Research Scientist
Center for Public Health Improvement and Innovation

Majority Office
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phone: 202-224-6176
Minority Office
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phone: 202-224-8832