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Montana’s Impaired Driving Scenario-Based Training

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, the Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) did a self-assessment of the basic impaired driving enforcement training [...]

Montana’s Impaired Driving Scenario-Based Training2019-03-07T19:17:34-05:00

NLELP December Webinar: DDACTS – Today and Tomorrow

DDACTS (Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety) can be a powerful tool in reducing traffic violations and saving lives. A law enforcement operations model supported by a partnership between the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the National Institute of Justice, DDACTS uses location-based crash, crime, calls for service [...]

NLELP December Webinar: DDACTS – Today and Tomorrow2019-03-06T17:22:50-05:00

Time to Review Your States’ Drugged Driving Laws: New Marijuana Laws 2016 and Beyond

By Judge Mary Celeste (ret.) As more and more states legalize medical and recreational marijuana, the probability of more drivers driving under the influence of marijuana also increases. States may then need to address their drugged driving laws. There are several states that attempted or succeeded on placing recreational or medical marijuana laws on the [...]

Time to Review Your States’ Drugged Driving Laws: New Marijuana Laws 2016 and Beyond2019-03-06T17:22:56-05:00

NLELP July Webinar: Traffic Safety on Tribal Lands

The July session of the LEL Webinar Series featured a panel discussion on the traffic safety relationship between the states and the Indian Nation. Nationally, the annual motor vehicle crash mortality rates for American Indians have been three to four times greater than for the general public. Among Native American populations, motor vehicle-related injuries are [...]

NLELP July Webinar: Traffic Safety on Tribal Lands2019-03-06T17:22:57-05:00

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