State Highway Safety Showcase Drugged Driving Grant Results: Texas

The Texas Department of Transportation's Traffic Safety Section was one of the recipients of GHSA and's 2016 grants aimed at combating drug-impaired driving.

After experiencing a 19% increase in fatal crashes involving a drug-impaired driver between 2013 and 2014, TxDOT sought to add more law enforcement officers trained in Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) to their roads.

New Mexico ENDWI’s “Over the Limit” Campaign

Under the direction of New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez, the New Mexico Traffic Safety Bureau has taken an innovative approach to alcohol-impaired driving prevention through their recent “Reality Series – Over the Limit” campaign. The campaign, styled as a docudrama split into 30- and 60-second PSAs, reveals the realities of what happens to an individual who is arrested for a DWI.

Ford DSFL Teen Driving Grant Results: Colorado

The Eagle County, Colorado Prevention Committee received special funding from Ford Driving Skills for Life to tackle the issue of drug-impaired driving among teens in their community. With this grant, the Committee was able to host a number of events and activities for teens throughout the year, including booths at concerts, a youth safe driving fair, and a "Safe and Sober Glow Party."

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