Use our bumper stickers campaign to send a direct message to SUV owners
that SUV's are contributing to our declining air quality and dependence on foreign oil.
October 7 - Congressional Conference Rejects Two-Year Extension of Tax Boondoggle for Heaviest SUVs - Public Citizen
On Thursday, October 7, or Friday, October 8, Congress likely will decide whether to pass H.R. 4520. While discussing this bill, a conference committee of House and Senate members rejected a two-year extension of a Bush tax cut that allows businesses to immediately deduct up to $100,000 from their taxable income for purchasing an SUV or other light truck over 6,000 pounds. This provision is a terrible idea, because it encourages small businesses to purchase dangerous, gas-guzzling SUVs and because it costs the federal government hundreds of millions of dollars annually.
April 20, 2004 - SUV Solutions - Send an online letter to the NHTSA - Union of Concerned Scientists
By April 26, we challenge you to help us get 50,000 American consumers to tell our leaders and the auto industry that, just like with federally mandated seat belts and air bags, we want a cleaner, safer, SUV solution everyone can live with. The timing couldn't be more perfect, as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently inviting public comment on this very subject.
November 17 - Send a FAX urging the House Ways and Means Committee to end the SUV loophole - Public Citizens
learn more and send a fax to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee urging them to include language in their tax bill that
proposes cuts in the SUV deduction down to its pre-Bush-stimulus maximum of $25,000 and increases the weight limit to 14,000 lbs.
August 22 - ELF claims responsibility for torching SoCal car, SUV dealerships - San Diego
WEST COVINA – Fires destroyed dozens of SUVs and a warehouse at an auto dealership Friday, and vehicles there and at three other dealerships were spray-painted with slogans such as "Fat, Lazy Americans."
July 20, 2003 - Activists Confront, Ticket SUV Drivers - Washtington Post
"...The three were among more than 150 activists placing yellow "tickets" on 15,000 sport-utility vehicles in the Washington area, a campaign advocating for more fuel-efficient, cleaner models of the popular trucks."