Jim Santilli, CEO of the Transportation Improvement Association (TIA), and two victims are encouraging the Michigan Legislature to make distracted driving a top priority and take action on Senate Bill 409. SB 409, which was introduced today by State Senator Ruth Johnson (R-Holly), would make Michigan a hands-free state. There are currently 26 hands-free states in the nation.
The Transportation Improvement Association (TIA) presented transportation safety awards during its 2019 Annual Meeting and Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at the Suburban Collection Showplace on Monday. The awards honored individuals and an agency for making a tremendous impact on improving transportation safety through engineering, education, and enforcement.
In addition to saving lives and preventing injuries on our roadways, the Transportation Improvement Association (TIA) is committed to ensuring drone operators fly safely. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), there are now more registered drone operators in the United States than there are registered manned aircraft.