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In 2021, Responsibility.org and GHSA awarded grant funding for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) to increase education and the number of officers trained as Drug Recognition Experts (DREs).
The Maryland Highway Safety Office was awarded grant funding from Responsibility.org & GHSA to certify officers & instructors as Drug Recognition Experts, conduct cannabis & intoxication impaired driving labs & reduce the toxicology backlog by outsourcing the analysis of blood alcohol samples.
In 2021, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission (LHSC) was awarded grant funding from Responsibility.org and GHSA to offer municipal and state judges the Computerized Assessment Referral System (CARS) screening and assessment tool.
Responsibility.org and GHSA awarded grant funding to the Georgia Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) to establish a phlebotomy program to train law enforcement officers to be qualified phlebotomists.
The Tennessee Highway Safety Office was awarded a grant from Ford Driving Skills for Life & GHSA to educate and promote safe teen driving behavior through a series of in-person events in conjunction with SADD, Alliance Marketing & State Farm to connect schools with teen traffic safety activities.
To improve teen driver education programs, the Utah Highway Safety Office (UHSO) was awarded grant funding by Ford Driving Skills for Life and GHSA to address the dangers and consequences of speeding through pre-driver education initiatives.
As vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teen drivers, the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) was provided a grant from Ford Driving Skill for Life and GHSA to develop a state-specific Teen Driver Parental Toolkit focused on teens and speeding.
Ford Driving Skills for Life and GHSA provided a grant to the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) to educate teens about the importance of safe driving by implementing the Kentucky-specific Checkpoints™ program.
Through a grant from Ford Driving Skills for Life (Ford DSFL) and GHSA, the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) held a speed-focused traffic safety fair to show high school students how speeding can put themselves, their passengers and everyone on the road in danger.
During the 2021-2022 school year, through a grant from Ford Driving Skills for Life and GHSA, the Montana Department of Transportation partnered with six local FCCLA chapters to create, implement and distribute teen traffic safety messaging in their communities with a focus on speeding.