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2017 past issues

November 10, 2017  In This Issue: High-risk offenders | SHSP partnership | Teen deaths drop in IL | Shift Idaho | CA marijuana campaign | AVs replacing professional drivers | Fentanyl safety | NTSB report | Road safety caucus | LEL conference materials | Research program | “Thanksgiving Eve” campaign | Winter driving tips | Move Over webinar | NHTSA job opening

November 3, 2017  In This Issue: FL bus wraps | Move Over in SC | Fighting drowsy driving | 300 deaths in MN | LEL webinar | NHTSA CPL notice | TSRP webinar | State-level fatality data | Impaired Driving Update

October 27, 2017  In This Issue: Smartphone zombies | NE, VA Belt Use | Enforcement vs. crashes | THP partnership | Automated enforcement ruling | AV policing | Thanksgiving belt use | Halloween towing | Webinar recording | NHTSA resources on zero fatality initiatives

October 20, 2017  In This Issue: TN distraction enforcement | Traffic stop drug bust | Pursuit safety | Young driver protection | Operation Safe Driver | LEL webinar | Safety culture symposium | TSRP webinar | MD TSRP blog | Recent NHTSA publications

October 13, 2017  In This Issue: KY belt campaign | VA safety plan | Buckling up in buses | DDACTS in Milwaukee | TN distraction enforcement | Unbuckled in rear seats | Cocaine seized | School bus enforcement | October is deadly | Drunk driving fatalities | Holiday mobilization webinar | 2016 fatality data | NHTSA Research Note

October 6, 2017  In This Issue: AV questions | WI fatalities drop | In-car distractions | Ride sharing crash impacts | Checkpoint suit | Teen driver safety | E-warrants guidelines | TSRP webinar | LEL webinar | Safety culture symposium

September 29, 2017  In This Issue: Treatment center traffic safety | NY CPS video series | WA sheriff’s office receives award | LEL Conference deadline | Teen seat belt challenge | October LEL webinar | GHSA job opening | Recorded webinar | Safety culture symposium | Impaired Driving Update | Recent NHTSA publications

September 22, 2017  In This Issue: DOT Secretary speaks | IA speed camera case | FST admissibility ruling | Police funding resolution | GHSA award winners | FHWA job openings | CMV enforcement webinar | Officer safety symposium

September 15, 2017  In This Issue:  School bus seat belts | Pot shop safety message | Urban AV testing | CA and NV tackle speeding | DOT AV plan | Officer safety symposium | CMV webinar | VA distraction summit

September 8, 2017  In This Issue:  Data-driven enforcement | VT safety demonstrations | Labor Day deaths drop in VA | Chief reduces traffic stops | MD school zone enforcement | DUI arrests in AZ | Pedestrian enforcement in DE | Autonomous vehicle legislation | WAZE terminology changes | CMV enforcement webinar | NHTSA job opening | Automated vehicles briefing document

September 1, 2017  In This Issue:  CO marijuana fatalities | MA BAT mobile | ME traffic deaths | NC and VA team up | FL undercover deputies | AL holiday enforcement | CA pedestrians and bicyclists | MI motorcycle fatalities | Seat Belts Save challenge | Social media resources | LEL webinar | Child passenger safety | Vehicle theft prevention | NHTSA drugged driving publications

August 25, 2017  In This Issue:  Automated systems | International Roadcheck | Look Both Ways | Drone enforcement | Mandating reminders | Operation C.A.R.E. | September LEL webinar | NHTSA jobs | Officer safety symposium | Lifesavers speaker proposals | Bicyclist report

August 18, 2017  In This Issue:  MMUCC update | Funny messages | Motorcycle safety trucks | CA texting citations | MI 360 video | Speeding kills | Encouraging better choices | Thanksgiving campaign | September LEL webinar | Impaired Driving Update

August 11, 2017  In This Issue:  Retired Chief’s Crusade for Safety | MA Anti-Drugged Driving Campaign | VT Commission Studies Marijuana Legalization | Operation Southern Shield | Texas Distracted Driving Course | AR Police Carry Narcan | Increasing Meth Seizures in MT | VT Seat Belts | LEL Webinars

August 4, 2017  In This Issue:  NY GTSC Sponsoring Chastain | CCPD Stealth Car | Speed Week | Hot Car Deaths | Spike in Opioid-Related Crash Deaths | LEL August Webinar | Nat’l Stop on Red Week | MMUCC 5th Edition | Flight to Avoid Police Interaction | Older Novice Driver Crashes | IIHS Status Report

July 28, 2017  In This Issue:  Speed kills | Textalyzers in NY | Eating is distracting | TSRP grant | More autonomous technology | Speeding crackdown | NY seat belt record | Left lane restrictions | Child seat best practices | Vision Zero story map | July LEL newsletter | August LEL webinar | Governors learning lab | NHTSA job opening | CMV safety week | Highway to Justice newsletter

July 21, 2017  In This Issue:  MI TZD video | Speed enforcement | Rural seat belt campaign | IL speed awareness | Currency seized | NYC Vision Zero milestone | Tire safety milestone | Spirit Ride | Officer deaths | TSI calendar | LEL professional development | Webinar: LE collaboration

July 14, 2017  In This Issue:  Southern regional enforcement | KY honors officers | Patrol vehicle grant | CHP motorcycle program | TX CV inspections | CV brake safety | Court rules on recording police | Heatstroke prevention | DSOGPO mobilization | Operation C.A.R.E. | Destination Zero | Law enforcement resilience | Impaired Driving Update | Green Light News | Recent NHTSA reports

July 7, 2017  In This Issue:  Unobligated Highway Funds Rescinded | THP’s Use of Predictive Analysis | Safety is Personal | OR Handheld Device Ban Advances | Enforcement Yields Drug Arrests in Ohio | TxDOT Safety Quiz | Regional Webinars on Engagement | Traffic Increases | Highway Trust Fund | Alcohol Research

June 30, 2017  In This Issue:  Officer traffic deaths | TN sheriff honored | IL traffic grants at risk | KS increases traffic enforcement | Baltimore speed cameras | L.A. policing concerns | Robot patrol | Traffic troubles in FL | Hot spot enforcement partnership | D.C. crash data | Drunk boaters and drivers | Preventable deaths | Road usage charges | TSRP webinar | Marijuana legalization impact

June 23, 2017  In This Issue:  Teen safe driving conference | Traffic stop policing data | Texting enforcement | DDACTS in AZ | Pot legalization fails in VT | Fewer tickets in MA | Motorcyclist safety | Autonomous vehicles and policing | Distraction warning letters | LEL webinar recording | LEL conference hotel reservations | Study on marijuana and crashes

June 16, 2017  In This Issue:  AL traffic blitz | Driverless car legislation | Pedestrian death data | RI officers recognized | PA traffic safety funding | Pedestrian and bicyclist webinar | 4th of July campaign | NHTSA job openings | Drive Sober webinar | Mixing booze and pot | Alcohol impairment risk | Truck/bus statistics | Impaired Driving Update

June 9, 2017  In This Issue:  TX texting ban | Securing loads | CPS trooper training | hOUR project | Hands Across the Border | New seat belt campaign in CA | WA toughens distraction laws | MT highway safety | PSA award for IA | NY “Speed Week” | Drive Sober webinar | Teen driving grants | New NHTSA publications

June 2, 2017  In This Issue: Record traffic stops in MD | DWI arrests in NY | CHP driver safety classes | Traffic ticket drop | Road rage rises | Seat belt fines in KS | MA seat belt campaign | NY fake ID crackdown | Drive Sober webinar | Trial preparation resource webinar | Vehicle theft prevention | Traffic stop case law | Younger teen crash rates | Automated vehicle research

May 26, 2017  In This Issue:  Drug testing regulations | Milwaukee traffic crackdown | Speeding tickets drop in FL | Car seat recall | Pot legalization vetoed | Pot-related crash fatalities | Zero traffic deaths | Child restraint use | Association criticizes checkpoints | Move Over in VA | Operation Rolling Thunder | 100 deadliest days | Seat belt campaign in NC | Small vehicle fatalities | Drive Sober webinar | Recent NHTSA publications

May 19, 2017  In This Issue:  Virtual reality campaign | Heroin seizure | Driverless cars in IL | DC pedestrian campaign | LEL training conference | LEL webinar recording | Drowsy driving grants | Teen safety award | Impaired driving mobilization

May 12, 2017  In This Issue:  Aggressive driving campaign results | Drugged-driving detection | Crash investigation drones | MI distraction campaign | MO bill kills checkpoints | Heatstroke prevention | LEL webinar | Roadway safety awards | CMV enforcement training | 4th of July campaign | ARIDE training | Seat belt mobilization | Recent NHTSA publications

May 5, 2017  In This Issue:  Protecting work zones | Roundabout enforcement | Work zone victim memorial | Operation Ghostrider | Motorcyclist tea party | NM anti-DWI ad | Seat belt success in TX | Primary seat belt law effectiveness | KY fatality frustration | GPS launcher pilot | TZD survey | Speed awareness campaign | IACP awards | LEL webinar | Impaired Driving Update | Managing Speed report | Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts | Safety Compass | New NCSA publications

April 28, 2017  In This Issue:  MD pedestrian deaths | NY Move Over campaign | MT Vision Zero | IA traffic cameras ruling | Fighting human trafficking | DC Street Smart campaign | Detecting drowsy driving | Road to Zero webinar | EMS distraction recording | Drug-impaired driving webinar | LEO training grants awarded | Drug-impaired driving report

April 21, 2017  In This Issue:  Partnering to stop distraction | CT distraction enforcement | CIOT plans in OR | New safety laws in IA | PA traffic deaths fall | I-95 corridor crackdown | Protect first responders | April LEL newsletter | Road to Zero webinar | EMS distraction webinar | CIOT PEAK | PSA examples | NSC awards | Highly automated CMVs | NTSB turns 50 | IACP training conference | Region 1 newsletter | NHTSA distraction research

April 14, 2017  In This Issue:  NJ targets distraction | The cost of distraction | Fighting distraction in TN | Webinar: EMS distraction | Webinar: Road to Zero | Impaired bicyclists and pedestrians

April 7, 2017  In This Issue:  TX driver texting | CO distraction campaign | Mobile phones and crashes | TN distraction enforcement | NV impaired driving event | Automated enforcement benefits | Cinco de Mayo materials | Move Over materials | LEL webinar | MD TSRP blog | LDAA newsletter

March 31, 2017  In This Issue:  Left lane drivers | IA texting ban | SC work zone safety | Uber AV testing | Motorcycle officer safety | EMS distraction webinar | GHSA awards | Pedestrian fatalities report | Pilot car escort resources | New NHTSA fact sheets

March 24, 2017  In This Issue:  WY safety messaging | Truck platoon testing | GIS crash mapping | EMS driver distraction webinar | First responder safety webinar | Oral fluid testing webinar | HVE messaging webinar

March 17, 2017  In This Issue:  ODOT distraction campaign | Driverless testing in CA | AZ DUI partnership | Texting ban in TX | Webinar recording | LEL webinar | CVSA Roadcheck | #SlowDown global campaign | TSRP blog | Impaired Driving Update | NHTSA publications

March 10, 2017  In This Issue:  FL motorcycle deaths | Time change campaign | LAPD pedestrian enforcement | Highway safety license plates | Distracted driving op-ed | 0.05 advances in UT | Meditation benefits | Pedestrian deaths in CO | Traffic stop education | CIOT webinar | TSRP webinar | New NCSA fact sheets

March 3, 2017  In This Issue: Decreasing fatalities with data | Fighting distraction in OR | Human trafficking arrest | Click It or Ticket webinar | Distraction webinar recording | Distraction campaign materials | TSRP webinar

February 24, 2017  In This Issue:  TX traffic fatalities | Fatalities and AV adoption | Distracted driving webinar | Lifesavers Conference | Click It or Ticket mobilization | Traffic safety culture index | Older truck driver safety | School transportation crashes | Center rear seat belts

February 17, 2017  In This Issue: Traffic deaths rise | GHSA call to action | Millennial drivers | Vision Zero and health inequity | .05 bill in UT | Distraction bill in WA | Cocaine and cash found | NY trooper dragged | Distracted driving webinar | Autonomous vehicles webinar recording | Pedestrian and bike safety webinar | St. Patrick’s Day campaign

February 10, 2017  In This Issue: Predicting crash sites | Underride crashes | Trailer loading crashes | Robot traffic cop | DUI offender campaign | Distracted driving webinar | Autonomous vehicles webinar | GHSA webinar recording | Drowsy driving campaign | Impaired Driving Update | 2016 Traffic Safety Innovations

February 3, 2017  In This Issue: Super Bowl enforcement in CO | School bus seat belts in CT | Lower speed limits in Seattle | AVs and Secretary Chao | Detecting drug impairment webinar | AVs and law enforcement webinar | LEL newsletter | AV report

January 27, 2017  In This Issue: Testing marijuana impairment | Vision Zero in Los Angeles | Arrive Alive in FL | Deadly weekend in NE | Party Safe chip bag | 2 autonomous vehicles webinars | Drowsy driving grants | New NHTSA publications

January 20, 2017  In This Issue: MI distraction campaign | Pedestrian danger | Expanding Move Over | IA fatality increases | Fighting cellphone bans | DUID training grants | FHWA job opening | LEL webinar recording | Autonomous vehicle webinar | Traffic safety culture research

January 13, 2017  In This Issue: NYE DWI arrests in LA | Bicyclist safety in IA | Move Over crashes in FL | Millennial officer training | LEL webinar | AAMVA awards | TSRP recording | Impaired Driving Update

January 6, 2017  In This Issue: Older driver restrictions | Ignition interlock effects | NY DWI app | OH anti-drug effort | 0.05% in UT | IA collaboration | License reader concerns | NC 2016 accomplishments | SC texting enforcement | LEL webinar | TSRP webinar & archives | WA traffic stop video | Super Bowl campaign

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