//Impaired Driving

TSRP Webinar: The Myth of the DUI Defense: Rising BAC

The TSRP January Traffic Tuesday webinar discussed the rising BAC defense commonly used in DWI/DUI cases.  It covered issues related to retrograde extrapolation calculations and Widmark's Formula for calculating a person's likely BAC at the time of driving based on a variety of factors including the person's gender and weight and the amount of alcohol [...]

TSRP Webinar: The Myth of the DUI Defense: Rising BAC2019-03-06T17:23:04-04:00

National Park Service Launches Impaired Driving Program

The National Park Service (NPS) Division of Law Enforcement, Security and Emergency Services, has established a new impaired driving enforcement program in coordination with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). John Hughes has been selected as NHTSA’s federal law enforcement liaison for this program. Utilizing a grant from the Department of Transportation, Hughes will [...]

National Park Service Launches Impaired Driving Program2019-03-06T17:23:04-04:00

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: January 2015

The January 2015 issue of the NHTSA Impaired Driving Update is available. (Impaired Driving Update is posted with permission from NHTSA.) Download NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: January 2015 >

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: January 20152019-03-06T17:23:04-04:00

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: December 2014

The November 2014 issue of the NHTSA Impaired Driving Update is available. (Impaired Driving Update is posted with permission from NHTSA.) Download NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: December 2014 >

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: December 20142019-03-06T17:23:04-04:00

TSRP Webinar: Unmasking CDL Convictions

When a person is convicted of a criminal offense, they may face fines, probation, or time in jail or prison. Some criminal convictions, particularly those for DUI or other traffic offenses, can also affect a person's driver's license. When a defendant holds a commercial driver's license, the issues become even more complicated. The December 2014 [...]

TSRP Webinar: Unmasking CDL Convictions2019-03-06T17:23:05-04:00

Maryland TSRP November Blog: Charging the Passenger with Impaired Driving

By David Daggett On December 2, 2014, in Kent County Circuit Court, the front seat (and only) passenger in a motor vehicle being operated by an impaired driver, was convicted of Driving While Impaired by Alcohol. While I am unaware if a passenger in a vehicle has ever previously been convicted of impaired driving in [...]

Maryland TSRP November Blog: Charging the Passenger with Impaired Driving2019-03-06T17:23:05-04:00

Arizona Prepares for Super Bowl with Impaired Driving Ad

Super Bowl XLIX is expected to draw massive crowds of football fans intent on having a good time to University of Phoenix Stadium. The Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) created a full page color advertisement that will run in the Super Bowl Program featuring the state's Know your Limit Program. Know your Limit [...]

Arizona Prepares for Super Bowl with Impaired Driving Ad2014-12-05T15:59:59-04:00

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: November 2014

The November 2014 issue of the NHTSA Impaired Driving Update is available. (Impaired Driving Update is posted with permission from NHTSA.) Download NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: November 2014 >

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: November 20142019-03-06T17:23:05-04:00

TSRP Webinar: Hash Oil 101: From Explosions to Extreme Impairment

The November 2014 TSRP Traffic Tuesday webinar covered the two primary areas of concern with hash oil.  The first is the manufacturing of hash oil which is contributing to dangerous explosions in residential areas.  Law enforcement officers responding to these scenes need to know what to watch out for.  The second major concern is the [...]

TSRP Webinar: Hash Oil 101: From Explosions to Extreme Impairment2015-01-15T16:00:04-04:00

TNDAGC DUI News: September 2014

The Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference has posted the September 2014 issue of the TNDAGC DUI News online newsletter. Articles include a look at the DUI Recidivism Act, recent court decisions, a look at safety belt use and information about A.R.I.D.E. Download the September 2014 issue of DUI News >

TNDAGC DUI News: September 20142019-03-06T17:23:05-04:00

Drive Sober Wyoming App

Drive Sober Wyoming is a new smartphone app developed by the Wyoming Governor's Council on Impaired Driving. The free app, which is available for both iPhone and Android mobile devices, allows individuals who have been drinking to find a sober ride home with a simple push of a button. This app provides individuals with quick [...]

Drive Sober Wyoming App2019-03-06T17:23:05-04:00

TSRP Webinar: The 2013 SFST Manual: What Officers and Prosecutors Need to Know

TSRP's October 2014 Traffic Tuesday webinar covered the most recent update to the SFST Manual and identified the changes that the law enforcement officers and prosecutors who investigate and prosecute impaired driving offenses need to know about. View the Recording > Title: The 2013 SFST Manual: What Officers and Prosecutors Need to Know Date: October [...]

TSRP Webinar: The 2013 SFST Manual: What Officers and Prosecutors Need to Know2015-01-15T15:56:24-04:00

End of Watch: The Kevin Will Story

This video is a heart-wrenching documentary about a Houston Police Officer killed by a drunk driver and the impact of the loss to the department, family, and everyone involved in the case.

End of Watch: The Kevin Will Story2019-03-06T17:23:05-04:00

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: October 2014

The October 2014 issue of the NHTSA Impaired Driving Update is available. (Impaired Driving Update is posted with permission from NHTSA.) Download NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: October 2014 >

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: October 20142019-03-06T17:23:05-04:00

CHALLENGE: 5,681 Miles, Four Days, Zero Fatalities

By Steven Cardarella Recently, 15 state patrol and state police agencies participated with local and municipal law enforcement agencies on the CHALLENGE: 5,681 Miles, Four Days, Zero Fatalities, during a high visibility enforcement (HVE) campaign along the entire length of Interstates 90 and 94. The CHALLENGE goal was to prevent crashes, injuries and fatalities during [...]

CHALLENGE: 5,681 Miles, Four Days, Zero Fatalities2019-03-06T17:23:05-04:00

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: August 2014

The August 2014 issue of the NHTSA Impaired Driving Update is available. (Impaired Driving Update is posted with permission from NHTSA.) Download NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: August 2014 >

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: August 20142019-03-06T17:23:06-04:00

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: July 2014

The July 2014 issue of the NHTSA Impaired Driving Update is available. (Impaired Driving Update is posted with permission from NHTSA.) Download NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: July 2014 >

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: July 20142019-03-06T17:23:06-04:00

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: June 2014

The June 2014 issue of the NHTSA Impaired Driving Update is available. (Impaired Driving Update is posted with permission from NHTSA.) Download NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: June 2014 >

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: June 20142019-03-06T17:23:07-04:00

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: May 2014

The May 2014 issue of the NHTSA Impaired Driving Update is available. (Impaired Driving Update is posted with permission from NHTSA.) Download NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: May 2014 >

NHTSA Impaired Driving Update: May 20142019-03-06T17:23:07-04:00

Traffic Injury Research Foundation: Impaired Driving Risk Assessment: A Primer for Practitioners

This downloadable 2014 TIRF report summarizes available research about impaired driving and risk assessment for practitioners who manage or supervise impaired drivers or deliver programs for this population. Download Traffic Injury Research Foundation: Impaired Driving Risk Assessment: A Primer for Practitioners >

Traffic Injury Research Foundation: Impaired Driving Risk Assessment: A Primer for Practitioners2014-10-08T09:45:42-04:00