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SANTA MONICA, Calif. /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — California lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to legislation strengthening and extending the innovative “Low Cost Auto Insurance Program” that offers an affordable bare bones car insurance policy to low-income motorists with no taxpayer cost. Consumer advocates applauded lawmakers for passing AB 1597 (Jones) on a bipartisan basis and are urging Governor Schwarzenegger to sign the bill in order to Read the rest of this entry »

Highway safety advocates say a deadly gap exists in the nation’s seat belt laws: Most states don’t require adult passengers in the back seat to buckle up.

The District of Columbia and 49 states have seat belt laws for adults, but only 21 states and D.C. require that seat belts be used in all seating positions. Safety advocates such as Barbara Harsha of the Governors Highway Safety Association hope a new federal transportation funding bill will Read the rest of this entry »