Case Law

Key judicial rulings on traffic safety cases.
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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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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.

Latest Best Practice Resources

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: January 2019

January 25th, 2019|Comments Off on NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: January 2019

The January 2019 issue of the NHTSA Impaired Driving Update is available. (Impaired Driving Update is posted with permission from 

Railway Situational Awareness

January 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Railway Situational Awareness

In December 2018, the Association of American Railroads’ Railway Alert Network (RAN) sent out a message highlighting the […]

LEL January Webinar: 50 Ways to Weave Your (Impaired Driving) Report

January 16th, 2019|Comments Off on LEL January Webinar: 50 Ways to Weave Your (Impaired Driving) Report

We started off our 2019 LEL Webinar Series with a prosecutor’s perspective on writing a better impaired driving […]

MD TSRP December Blog: Steck v. State: A Not So Simple Simon

January 11th, 2019|Comments Off on MD TSRP December Blog: Steck v. State: A Not So Simple Simon

By David Daggett

This month’s blog focuses on the case of Steck v. State, No. 705, September Term, 2017, […]

Hardcore Drunk Driving: Law Enforcement Guide

December 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Hardcore Drunk Driving: Law Enforcement Guide

This publication from the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (formerly known as The Century Council) and the Institute […]

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