ACTS is a nonprofit organization supported by the world’s leading truck and automakers to promote vehicle safety. ACTS was originally incorporated in the District of Columbia on June 27, 1986 as the American Coalition for Traffic Safety. On July 23, 1992, ACTS was incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia. On June 16, 1999, the Board of Directors adopted the organization’s current name.
It is funded by motor vehicle manufacturers. In furtherance of its mission and objectives, ACTS works cooperatively with other safety organizations and government agencies. ACTS has brought together disparate groups to address difficult safety issues and has hosted numerous leadership conferences on increasing safety belt and child restraint use.