Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Traffic Safety and NHTSA Grant Programs

June 23, 2020

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety, will convene a hearing titled, “Safety on Our Roads: Overview of Traffic Safety and NHTSA Grant Programs,” at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The hearing will examine the implementation of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) highway safety grant programs, as well as key highway traffic safety issues.  


  • Mr. Chris Peterson, Captain, Lincoln Nebraska Police Department
  • Mr. John Saunders, Region Three Representative, Governors Highway Safety Association, Governors Highway Safety Association; Director of Highway Safety, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Ms. Jane Terry, Vice President of Government Affairs, National Safety Council

*Witness list subject to change

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
2:30 p.m.
Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety

This hearing will take place in the Russell Senate Office Building 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on

*In order to maintain physical distancing as advised by the Office of the Attending Physician, seating for credentialed press will be limited throughout the course of the hearing. Due to current limited access to the Capitol complex, the general public is encouraged to view this hearing via the live stream. 

*Note: Witness list updated 6/26/2020