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Highway Users Supports Launch of Coalition for Safer, More Efficient Transportation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:  Daisy Singh, 202-857-1200, daisysingh@highways.org

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Today The American Highway Users Alliance partnered with a diverse group of American shippers, deliverers, and retailers to launch the Americans for Modern Transportation (AMT) coalition.

“Americans for Modern Transportation understands the changing behavior of American consumers, and has identified necessary policy changes to modernize the way families and goods are transported,” stated Highway Users President and CEO Greg Cohen. “Responsible investment in the national highway system and cutting edge technology research will help to secure a safe and efficient infrastructure for future generations.”

“Central to this goal is combining infrastructure enhancements with efficient trucking and policies as well as incentives for better safety and fuel technology. We are excited to work with transportation leaders and innovators in the new administration and 115th Congress to make strides towards a modern transportation system,” Americans for Modern Transportation added in their release.

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About Americans for Modern Transportation
Americans for Modern Transportation is dedicated to improving the safety and efficiency of America’s transportation system and modernizing the delivery of products across the country.  The coalition’s founding members include Amazon, American Highway Users Alliance, Carbon War Room, FedEx, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, International Foodservice Distributors Association, International Warehouse Logistics Association, National Association of Manufacturers, National Association Of Wholesaler-Distributors, National Retail Federation, National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council, North American Council For Freight Efficiency, Retail Industry Leaders Association, Securing America’s Future Energy, The National Industrial Transportation League, U-LINE, UPS, U.S. Chamber Of Commerce, and YRCW. Visit americansformoderntransportation.org and follow @amtcoalition on Twitter for more information.

About The American Highway Users Alliance
The American Highway Users Alliance represents motorists, RV enthusiasts, truckers, bus companies, motorcyclists, and a broad cross-section of businesses that depend on safe and efficient highways to transport their families, customers, employees, and products. Highway Users members pay the taxes that finance the federal highway program and advocate public policies that dedicate those taxes to improved highway safety and mobility.

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