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Ask five key California legislators to support S.B. 961, the lifesaving speed technology bill

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State Senator Scott Wiener has authored a lifesaving bill, SB 961, to require all cars and trucks manufactured or sold in California (except emergency vehicles) to have audible and visual ‘Intelligent Speed Assistance’ technology.

SB 961 would be a gamechanger for preventing deadly speeding, the #1 cause of severe and fatal traffic crashes in California.

SB 961 was passed by the California Senate, and now faces a vote in the California Assembly Transportation Committee on Monday, June 17.

We need five key Assembly members to vote YES on SB 961 for this bill to move forward.

Please take 10 minutes to call these five legislators now and say: My name is __________ and I’m a Californian who is deeply concerned about dangerous speeding. I’m urging Assemblymember _________ to please vote yes on Senate Bill 961, the speed warning technology bill.

  • Marc Berman (Palo Alto, Half Moon Bay): (916) 319-2023
  • Cecilia M. Aguiar-Curry (Sacramento, Napa, Clear Lake): (916) 319-2004
  • Juan Carrillo (Lancaster, Palmdale): (916) 319-2039
  • Dr. Corey Jackson (Riverside, Moreno Valley): (916) 319-2060
  • Diane Papan (South SF, San Bruno, San Mateo, Redwood City): (916) 319-2021

More about SB 961, the anti-speeding tech bill

SB 961 would require audio and visual warnings to the driver when the vehicle is being operated in excess of 10 MPH over the speed limit. All new vehicles in Europe will have Intelligent Speed Assistance starting this summer. And a new survey by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows that most Americans support anti-speeding technology.

If passed, SB 961 would bring needed safety technology into the vehicle fleet in California and likely our entire country, just like when seat belt laws started at the state level.

Support our work on SB 961

Given the status quo and special interests opposed to SB 961, we have our work cut out for us in passing this crucial bill. Walk SF, with your help, will keep this momentum going. Donate now if you support our work on SB 961.

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