The group called on Utah to pass such laws as requiring all motorcycle riders to wear helmets. Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, has said he will push such a bill this year, but motorcycle groups are vowing a fight.
Advocates also urge Utah to pass a law to allow police to stop and ticket drivers when they see a violation of seat-belt laws for front-seat occupants. Currently, police may issue such tickets only as a "secondary" offense after pulling over motorists for other violations.
The group also seeks several changes in graduated driving licenses for teens, including requiring teens to reach age 16 before obtaining a learning permit; requiring reaching age 18 for an unrestricted license; toughening restrictions on night driving and cell phone use; and limiting how many teen passengers are allowed without adult supervision.
The group praised Utah for previously passing such laws as requiring booster seats for children; several tough laws on drinking and driving; banning texting while driving; and requiring some adult-supervised driving for new teen drivers.
Jacqueline S. Gillan, president of Advocates, said the laws it promotes save lives, cut medical costs and help states qualify for federal incentive grants.
"This is a win for motorists, for state budgets and for taxpayers," she said.