Our Vision

Save lives and prevent injuries by facilitating the adoption of technology, policies, regulations, and behavioral strategies along with safety related infrastructure changes that together can eliminate speeding.

Advocacy Goals

Founding Members

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Associate Members

Organizational Leadership

John Lannen


Institute for Safer Trucking

Dr. Judy Agnew

SVP, Safety Solutions

Aubrey Daniels International

Gary Catapano

Chief Strategy & Safety Advisor

MAGTEC Products, Inc.

Partner Members

4. Promote investment to address safety related infrastructure changes along with reviews of speed limits and the approaches for setting them.

1. Support FMCSA pending rulemaking requiring top end speed limiters to be programmed and operable on all large trucks and buses.

2. Promote the adoption of smart speed limiter technology or ISA and encourage insurance companies to factor in its usage during underwriting and by FMCSA for beyond compliance.

3. Encourage FMCSA to commence the “Beyond Compliance” Rulemaking to encourage all motor carriers to go beyond the regulations which are in fact minimum compliance standards and to acknowledge those who do in a visible way for the public to recognize by creating a new carrier safety fitness rating to reflect this.

The National Roadway Safety StrategyOne year ago, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT, or the Department) released the National Roadway Safety Strategy, a new, comprehensive approach to address the crisis of deaths on our roadways. In recent years, we have seen alarming increases in roadway fatalities, with rates moving in the wrong direction after decades of progress. An estimated 42,915 people died on our roadways in 2021, with millions more seriously and often permanently injured.

Who we are

Why now?

The Four Pillars of our Speeding Related Focus

 Technology  -  Policy  -  Behavioral - Safety Infrastructure

We are an alliance of roadway safety stakeholders and advocates organized around the four pillars: technology solutions, policy changes, behavioral science, and safety related infrastructure solutions. Stakeholder expertise in the pillars will enable more robust understanding of the root causes of speeding, and the development of sustainable strategies for improvement. Task force teams organized around each of the pillars work to update actions to formulate and update a comprehensive plan to prevent speeding and the tragic outcomes stemming from it.

In the months to come we will be sharing information about what we're doing and how you can help.

We are an alliance of organizations with a common goal to once and for all address the speeding epidemic. Over 11,000 people die each year in speed-related crashes and that number has been relatively unchanged over the last few decades. The members of the alliance have diverse and complimentary expertise that enables deeper understanding of the systemic causes of speeding. We work with regulatory agencies, lawmakers, Safety Advocacy groups, transportation associations, insurance carriers and individual transportation companies to promote policy, technological, behavioral, and safety infrastructure solutions.

Because our roadway safety problems  and the at-risk behaviors drivers are engaging in continue to get worse. According to NHTSA 42,915 people died in traffic crashes in 2021 the highest number of fatalities since 2005. Of these over 11,000 people were the result of speeding. Fatalities due to truck crashes also increased 31% from 2011 to 2020 causing nearly 5000 deaths in 2020. In addition, the number of Pedestrians and cyclist killed reached all-time highs. The current “solutions”, laws and regulations are clearly not working. It’s time for a new and bolder approach.

Act Now

What can you do today to help? 

The Institute for Safer Trucking has several initiatives that align with our vision, you can send your message to your Senator to let them know that you support safety

Be a part of the solution! 

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Our letter to USDOT requesting a Safety Summit on Speeding

and our 5 step prevention plan

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Announcing the formation of The Safe Operating Speed Alliance

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5. Encourage Transportation companies to address organizational systems that encourage risky behavior and speeding, for example on-time incentives, and broader safety leadership and safety culture issues.