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Having received a teen safe driving grant from Ford Driving Skills for Life and GHSA in 2016, the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) was able to teach teens the importance of seat belt use through a state-wide contest.
The Florida Department of Transportation State Safety Office was a recipient of GHSA and Responsibility.org’s 2016 grant program aimed at training law enforcement in drug recognition.
In December 2016, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) held an Older Driver Safety Awareness Week to support and encourage safe transportation among an aging population of drivers.
In 2014 Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. That same year Colorado launched its Drive High, Get a DUI campaign to inform the public that the state’s DUI law includes impairment by marijuana.
The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration Office of Traffic and Safety worked with several partners to develop an automated speed enforcement (ASE) program for work zones on the state’s controlled access highways.
The American Association of State Transportation Officials (AASHTO) presented its President’s Transportation Award for Highway Traffic Safety to the Texas DOT Child Passenger Safety Seat Education and Distribution Program.
Forty grant project directors in Michigan oversee the enforcement activities of more than 175 law enforcement agencies across a vast geographical area.
Technology allows us to make smarter decisions about our health and lifestyle, and the same can be said for responsible alcohol consumption. With the introduction of personal breathalyzers, you don’t have to guess and hope you’re OK to drive — now you can get an estimate of your impairment.