State Highway Safety Showcases

These showcases provide an opportunity for State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) to share their program successes and innovative practices or learn from what's happening in other states.

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June 21, 2022

Through a grant from Ford Driving Skills for Life (Ford DSFL) and GHSA, the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC), in conjunction with the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police and the New York State Department of Transportation, held a speed-focused traffic safety fair to show high school students – many of whom are driving or will soon be – how speeding can put themselves, their passengers and everyone on the road in danger.


June 21, 2022

During the 2021-2022 school year, through a grant from Ford Driving Skills for Life (Ford DSFL) and GHSA, the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) partnered with six local Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapters to create, implement and distribute teen traffic safety messaging in their communities with a focus on speeding.


June 13, 2022

Through a grant from the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) and GHSA, the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) established a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) DUI Training Pilot Program for law enforcement to ensure officers have the skills and tools necessary to safely stop trucks and other large vehicles.


May 9, 2022

In 2020, through a grant from the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) and GHSA, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) increased the number of law enforcement officers trained in forensic phlebotomy.


May 9, 2022

In 2020, through a grant from Responsibility.org and GHSA, the Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) evaluated the Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) process being used in the 6th Judicial District’s DWI Court.


May 9, 2022

In 2020, through a grant from Responsibility.org and GHSA, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) created an additional Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) training class that was offered specifically to city police agencies within the state.


May 9, 2022

Through a grant from Responsibility.org and GHSA, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) created a college football campaign for the 2021 season to promote the use of Lyft ride-hailing services.


May 9, 2022

Through a grant from the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) and GHSA, the Maryland Highway Safety Office (MHSO) funded Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) certification classes for officers, analysis of blood alcohol samples that were part of the Toxicology Unit’s case backlog, and State Toxicology Unit training classes.


May 9, 2022

Through a grant from the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) and GHSA, the Missouri Department of Transportation Highway Safety and Traffic Division (MoDOT HSTD) partnered with the Missouri Safety Center (MSC) to conduct a survey with law enforcement throughout the state to gain feedback regarding several areas of development of a law enforcement phlebotomy program (LEPP), which can help better identify impaired drivers and reduce the number of cases that are dropped or pled down to a lesser offense because there wasn’t sufficient evidence.


May 9, 2022

Through a $35,000 grant from the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) and GHSA, the Wyoming Department of Transportation Highway Safety Program (WYDOT HSP) supported the Wyoming State Crime Laboratory’s Toxicology Unit by providing critically needed laboratory supplies to better identify impaired drivers.