//Regional Initiatives

LEL February Webinar: National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Drivers failing to give the road their full attention when they are behind the wheel continues to be a significant problem, and law enforcement is a critical partner in deterring this dangerous behavior. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shared creative strategies and information to support law enforcement in conducting distracted driving enforcement and [...]

LEL February Webinar: National Distracted Driving Awareness Month2020-03-13T13:55:10-04:00

LEL October Webinar: 2019 Winter Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Mobilization & Law Enforcement Engagement in Impaired Driving Enforcement

Hear the latest updates on the Winter Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization and the If You Feel Different campaign followed by a presentation featuring Mothers Against Drunk Driving's (MADD) National Law Enforcement Impaired Driving Summit. Ret. Colonel Ron Replogle of MADD and Lt. Jonathan Herrick of the New York State Police provided [...]

LEL October Webinar: 2019 Winter Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Mobilization & Law Enforcement Engagement in Impaired Driving Enforcement2020-03-13T13:56:13-04:00

LEL September Webinar: Below 100, Move Over & Protecting LEOs at Roadside; How LELs Can Advance Officer Safety

Protecting those that protect us is vital to public safety. "Below 100" and "Move Over" are two programs that have been designed as a direct result of the need to remind our first responders that the protection of the public starts with the protection of them first. The Law Enforcement Liaison can play a pivotal [...]

LEL September Webinar: Below 100, Move Over & Protecting LEOs at Roadside; How LELs Can Advance Officer Safety2020-03-13T14:01:52-04:00

LEL August Webinar: Planning & Implementing Multi-State & Regional Initiatives

In this webinar, we looked at lessons and best practices learned from three multi- jurisdictional enforcement initiatives. Panelists discussed how these efforts came about, the stakeholders involved, the process for planning and implementation of the event and communication and outreach strategies. All three of these initiatives, involving several states and stakeholders, had been designed to [...]

LEL August Webinar: Planning & Implementing Multi-State & Regional Initiatives2020-03-13T14:19:56-04:00

LEL June Webinar: 2019 Labor Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Mobilization and Law Enforcement Phlebotomy Program

Hear the latest updates from NHTSA on the Labor Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization and the If You Feel Different – Drive High Get a DUI campaign followed by a best practice presentation featuring Minnesota’s Law Enforcement Phlebotomy Program and NHTSA’s newly released Law Enforcement Phlebotomy Toolkit.  Lt. Don Marose of Minnesota provided an [...]

LEL June Webinar: 2019 Labor Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Mobilization and Law Enforcement Phlebotomy Program2020-03-13T14:21:04-04:00

Guide to Planning a Multi-State/Multi-Region Traffic Safety Summit

Over the past two years, state and federal entities in NHTSA Regions 1 and 2 have collaborated to plan several large multi-state and multi-region traffic safety summits. The individuals involved in the planning of these summits have developed a monograph that details the planning and execution of these events and have made this monograph available [...]

Guide to Planning a Multi-State/Multi-Region Traffic Safety Summit2018-07-18T17:46:14-04:00

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 running from May 14 to June 3. “On the ground” law enforcement efforts are what truly make this mobilization such a success. This webinar helps LELs prepare for the high visibility enforcement and communications period, providing an [...]

LEL March Webinar: 2018 National Click It or Ticket Campaign2019-03-21T15:08:15-04:00

NLELP January Webinar: Law Enforcement Partnership Forums

This webinar examined the concept and development of the Law Enforcement Partnership Forum, a roundtable discussion format that brings local law enforcement, state highway safety office staff, and members of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regional and headquarters staff together for a listening and learning session. The goal of the forums is to [...]

NLELP January Webinar: Law Enforcement Partnership Forums2019-03-06T17:22:55-05:00

Eight States Join Together for the I-40 Challenge

Law enforcement agencies in Arizona, Arkansas, California, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas joined together to participate in the Interstate 40 Challenge Drive to Zero Fatalities initiative during the 2016 Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The following articles highlighted state activities: THP to Increase Presence on I-40 During Thanksgiving Holiday OHP To Increase I-40 Patrols For Thanksgiving [...]

Eight States Join Together for the I-40 Challenge2019-03-06T17:22:56-05:00

The Road to Zero

Nearly 18,000 people died on U.S. roadways in the first six months of 2016, an increase of more than 10 percent from the same period in 2015, according to preliminary estimates released Wednesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In a response to rising fatalities over the past two years, NHTSA Administrator, Dr. [...]

The Road to Zero2016-10-08T09:24:40-04:00

2016 Click It or Ticket Border-to-Border Mobilization Operational Plan

May 23, 2016 Background Unbelted drivers and passenger vehicle occupants are a serious problem in our region and across the country. In 2014, of the 21,022 passenger vehicle occupants who were killed in motor vehicle crashes nationwide, 49 percent were NOT wearing seat belts at the time of their fatal crashes. Unfortunately, the problem of [...]

2016 Click It or Ticket Border-to-Border Mobilization Operational Plan2016-04-28T15:14:50-04:00

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 Fatalities2019-03-06T17:23:05-05:00

Region 5 LEL Conference Presentations

On September 23 – 25, 2014, Region 5 held a LEL Conference in Columbus, OH. The conference featured a myriad of presentations covering State LEL updates, special projects, DDACTS, HAZARD, ROAR, OIG Fraud Investigations, and more. The Region 5 States have shared their PowerPoints and they can be viewed here: Transportation Safety Institute Training Update, [...]

Region 5 LEL Conference Presentations2019-03-06T17:23:06-05:00