Case Law

Key judicial rulings on traffic safety cases.
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DDACTS

Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS) integrates location-based crime and traffic crash data to determine the most effective methods for deploying law enforcement and other resources.
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Enforcement

NLELP has collected  resources to help law enforcement personnel and decision makers establish and run effective enforcement operations.
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Impaired Driving

According to NHTSA data, more than 10,000 people died in alcohol-impaired driving crashes in 2012, and drug-impaired driving is a growing problem.
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Multi-State and Regional Initiatives

Traffic safety does not end at state lines. Effective campaigns and enforcement often involves the coordination of multiple states and regions.
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Occupant Protection

Seat belt use is on the rise, but more than half of all motor vehicle fatalities involved an unrestrained occupant.
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Officer Safety Resources

Videos, training programs and publications to help protect traffic safety officers.
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Latest Best Practice Resources

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: May 2018

April 20th, 2018|Comments Off on NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: May 2018

The May 2018 issue of the NHTSA Impaired Driving Update is available. (Impaired Driving Update is posted with permission from 

LEL April Webinar: What’s New in DRE, SFST & ARIDE? IACP Briefing on 2018 Curricula

April 19th, 2018|Comments Off on LEL April Webinar: What’s New in DRE, SFST & ARIDE? IACP Briefing on 2018 Curricula

The National LEL Program’s April webinar featured a briefing from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) […]

MD TSRP March-April Blog: Traffic Stops – Reasonable Length of Detention

April 13th, 2018|Comments Off on MD TSRP March-April Blog: Traffic Stops – Reasonable Length of Detention

By David Daggett

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals issued an opinion on April 2, 2018 in the case […]

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: April 2018

April 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: April 2018

The April 2018 issue of the NHTSA Impaired Driving Update is available. (Impaired Driving Update is posted with permission from 

LEL March Webinar: 2018 National Click It or Ticket Campaign

March 21st, 2018|Comments Off on LEL March Webinar: 2018 National Click It or Ticket Campaign

This year’s National Click It or Ticket Mobilization enforcement period runs from May 21 until June 3, with paid advertising […]

Additional Best Practice Resources

Commercial Motor Vehicles

Railroad Crossing Safety Reporting
In light of the recent Amtrak Train crash with a large truck in North Carolina, now is a good time to remind everyone it is crucial once a vehicle becomes stalled or hung up on railroad tracks, to immediately notify the appropriate railroad by telephoning the appropriate emergency numbers.

Making The Connection: Felony Offenses and Commercial Driver License Sanctions PDF [279 KB | 3 pgs.]
This issue of the National Traffic Law Center’s Between the Lines newsletter focuses on the mandatory commercial driver’s license disqualification rule, and provides suggestions on how to ensure traffic safety through improved compliance.

Zero Fatality Campaigns