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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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.


March 29, 2022

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office (MHSO) was one of five State Highway Safety Offices to receive a grant from GHSA and ride-hailing company Uber to prevent impaired driving during the 2021 holiday season.


March 29, 2022

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) was one of five State Highway Safety Offices to receive a grant from GHSA and ride-hailing company Uber to prevent impaired driving during the 2021 holiday season.


March 29, 2022

The Connecticut Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office (CTDOT HSO) was one of five State Highway Safety Offices to receive a grant from GHSA and ride-hailing company Uber to prevent impaired driving during the 2021 holiday season.