GHSA does not collect and publish state law information on this issue.
The West Virginia Governor's Highway Safety Program was one of the recipients of GHSA and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility's (Responsibility.org) 2017 grants to combat drug-impaired driving.
Before receiving the grant, West Virginia had 33 trained Drug Recognition Experts (DREs) providing services to the state's 55 counties. In order to fill gaps in staffing, West Virginia sought to use this funding to add an additional DRE training class in 2017.
With recreational marijuana now legal in California, safety experts are concerned about how to best detect and deter drugged driving. This article cites GHSA's 2017 report on the issue of DUID.
Recreational marijuana is legal in California, but stoned driving is still hard to detect
January 21, 2018
Article by Brad Branan
The Texas Department of Transportation's Traffic Safety Section was one of the recipients of GHSA and Responsibility.org'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.
Drowsy driving is a difficult behavior to detect and enforce. GHSA Consultant Pam Fischer and Senior Director of Communications and Programs Kara Macek speak to the challenges and discuss GHSA and NRSF's efforts to help states address the issue.
Article by Jenni Bergal
October 31, 2017
One of the biggest safety questions regarding autonomous vehicles has been their ability to interact with law enforcement. GHSA Consultant Dr. Jim Hedlund addresses these concerns.
How Police Are Preparing for the Arrival of Autonomous Cars
Article by Linda Poon
October 25, 2017
The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office was one of GHSA's 2017 O'Rourke Special Achievement Award winners. The County issued this press release to announce the award.
September 19, 2017
Contact: Shari Ireton
GHSA's latest Annual Report highlights the Association's activities and accomplishments throughout the 2017 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017).
Highlights of Association Activity provides a high-level overview of GHSA's work in three key areas: