Alcohol- and Drug-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. The following is a collection of news, materials, media campaigns and enforcement campaigns that states and regions have developed to combat impaired driving.
Impaired driving cases can be difficult to prosecute, but are made easier when the arresting officer follows a concrete investigation process. In this webinar, Michigan Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor Ken Stecker elaborates on three specific phases law enforcement officers should [...]
By Glenn Cramer DETECTING IMPAIRED DRIVERS IS difficult and obtaining a conviction in an impaired driving case can also be challenging. Impaired driving laws are complex, as is collecting the evidence needed to define and demonstrate impairment. Four years ago, [...]
We started off our 2019 LEL Webinar Series with a prosecutor’s perspective on writing a better impaired driving arrest report. A detailed and well-written report is critical to the successful prosecution of an impaired driving case. In this webinar, Maryland [...]
This publication from the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (formerly known as The Century Council) and the Institute of Police Technology and Management looks at "hardcore" (high-BAC or repeat offender) impaired drivers, how to identify them, best practices for the [...]
LEL October Webinar: Winter Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign: New Impaired Driving Resources & Tools
Our October webinar was hosted in partnership with the Impaired Driving Division and Office of Communications and Consumer Information at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Speakers shared the latest details on the holiday Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement [...]