Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara Proposes NEW Legislation in the Wake of Glenville Bridge Strike: Bill Mandates GPS Systems to Include Bridge Height Information

Following the recent bridge strike and explosion in Glenville, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara is taking swift action to prevent future incidents with the introduction of a new legislative proposal. The bill requires navigation systems which utilize GPS technology to provide the actual height of bridges and overpasses along proposed routes and aims to address the urgent need for improved navigation safety in light of the Glenville bridge incident.

In the aftermath of the Glenville bridge strike and the subsequent explosion, Assemblyman Santabarbara's legislation seeks to prevent similar tragedies by mandating that GPS systems provide users with accurate information about the actual height of bridges and overpasses along proposed routes. This essential feature is intended to empower drivers with crucial data to navigate safely and avoid potential hazards, thereby mitigating the risk of collisions and enhancing overall road safety.

Assemblyman Santabarbara expressed his deep concern about the recent Glenville incident and emphasized the need for immediate action. "The tragic events in Glenville highlight the urgency of addressing bridge strikes head-on. This legislation is a critical step towards preventing future incidents and ensuring the safety of our communities," said Santabarbara.