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As the opioid crisis grows nationally, West Virginia is putting more officers trained as Drug Recognition Experts on the road. Aimee Cantrell of the West Virginia Governor's Highway Safety Program speaks to the importance of this training.
Story by Steven Baublitz
June 10, 2018
Drugged driving is a growing issue nationally, and Wisconsin has seen its number of drug-related crash deaths double in the past decade. This article references GHSA's recent report on drug-impaired driving.
Story by Shamane Mills
June 4, 2018
Rhode Island recently passed a hands-free device ban to cut down on distracted driving. GHSA's Kara Macek discusses the benefits of these laws to law enforcement and compliance.
Article by Dylan McGuinness
May 28, 2018
In preparation for April 20 – known to many drug users as a national "holiday" for marijuana use – state and law enforcement agencies warned drivers not to get behind the wheel high. This article cites GHSA's 2017 report on drugged driving.
Article by Fredrick Kunkle
April 20, 2018
A training track in Tennessee helps law enforcement learn how to safely and effectively respond to roadside emergencies. GHSA's Russ Martin speaks to the importance of this training.
Article by Jenni Bergal
April 13, 2018