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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.
Through a grant from 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.