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2019 issues

July 12, 2019In this Issue: Long weekend stats, Southern Shield, DUI arrests down (in a good way) and much more!

July 3, 2019In this Issue: Every other news article this week is about all the enforcement programs gearing up for the 4th. We were able to find a few that talked about some other great things…

June 28, 2019In this Issue: Can you write traffic safety messages? | What a private citizen thinks about speeding | Enforcement results | 4th of July Safety | Upcoming free training

June 21, 2019In this Issue: Overall traffic fatalities are down, but pedestrian and cycling deaths increase | More states joining cell phone use ban behind the wheel | More youth traffic safety advocates | 70% of drivers think they won’t get caught driving high

June 14, 2019In this Issue: Signs to help identify drowsy drivers | GA turns up the H.E.A.T. for summer | Partnering to prevent pedestrian deaths | Working with health officials for safer roads and more!

June 7, 2019In this Issue: #SecureYourLoad | NE Snooze and Cruise | MO Vacation Travel Safety | NC Pedestrian Safety | MD Truck Inspection | NCS Driver Safety Honors | House Impaired Driving Reports | International Roadcheck Program | Autonomous Vehicles Study | June LEL Webinar | GHSA Annual Meeting | Free ARIDE Training | Autonomous Vehicle Proposals

May 31, 2019In this Issue: NE Motorcycle Speeding | CA Distracted Drivers | Buckle Up AZ | TX Zero Roadway Deaths | DE Motorcycle Collisions | OR Safety Blitz | ND Fatal Crashes | Monitoring Distraction in FL | PA Seat Belt Enforcement | NV DUI Enforcement | GHSA Annual Meeting | June LEL Webinar | Free ARIDE Training | NHTSA Child Heatstroke Campaign | MD TSRP Blog

May 24, 2019In this Issue: Safer Intersections | ND Construction Zones | Transit Workforce Training | Uber Bicycle Safety Campaign | OR Rural Traffic Fatalities | NJ Traffic Safety Campaign | Vehicle Alcohol Detection | Zero Fatalities OK | FCC on Roadways | IN Distracted Driving Warning | Move Over and Wear Seat Belts | Buckle Up WA | Free ARIDE Training | Highway to Justice | Impaired Driving Update | Marijuana Highway Safety Report

May 17, 2019In this Issue: RI Seat Belt Enforcement | MD Distracted Driving Citations | GA Summer H.E.A.T. | ND Distracted Driving Results | FL Texting While Driving | SC “Unpredictable” Campaign | LA Motorcycle Safety Training | Pedestrian Safety in MN | UT Motorcycle Lane Filtering | VA Distracted Driving Survey | Border 2 Border | Free ARIDE Training | May LEL Webinar Recording | New FHWA Administrator | Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month | MADD Impaired Driving Summit

May 10, 2019In this Issue: AZ Traffic Deaths | TxDOT Crash Re-Enactment | CT Pot-Impaired Driving | “Drive High? Get a DUI” | WI Speeding Enforcement | CA Traffic Fatalities | MT Seat Belt Enforcement | FL Riding High | MO Medical Marijuana | NE Distracted Driving | IA’s “Move Over” Project | Child Heatstroke Prevention | May LEL Webinar | Global Road Safety Week | Phlebotomy Toolkit

May 3, 2019In this Issue: TX Motorcycle Campaign | IN Blitz Results | MI’s Operation Ghost Rider | IA Tackles “420” | NV Street Racing Operation | A Day in the Life of a MD State Trooper | WA Distraction Enforcement | IL Crackdown Results | CO Targeted Traffic Initiative | Speeding in WI | “No Empty Chair” | May LEL Webinar | Automated Vehicles Panel | Drug-Impaired Driving PSA | Operation Safe Driver

April 26, 2019In this Issue: New National LEL Program Manager | Rear-Seat Occupants | FL Texting Bill | AZ Handheld Ban | Maryland Distraction Enforcement | Street Smart DC | Pennsylvania DUI Arrests | MN Distraction Crackdown | Inclement Weather Impact | May LEL Webinar | CIOT Materials

April 19, 2019In this Issue: Survey on Law Support | CDOT Traffic Stop Training | Beliefs on Road Threats | MD Fatalities Decline | Phone Addicts | WA 4/20 Enforcement | Arkansas Joins DUID Plan | Brentwood PD Campaign | Roadside Blood Tests | Peer-to-Peer Webinar | April LEL Webinar Recording | Talking TIM Webinar | Rail Grade Crossing Safety | Theft Prevention Month

April 12, 2019In this Issue: TX LEL recognized | Brentwood traffic campaign | Technology and saving lives | MA distracted driving ad | Traffic enforcement unit returns | Pedestrian enforcement in FL | Distraction crackdown in CA | KY work zone campaign | School bus safety in NY | GEICO distraction campaign | Best cars for teens | Move Over importance | The LEL newsletter | Impaired driving arrest webinar | TSRP webinar recording | Peer-to-peer guide | Impaired Driving Update | Recent NCSA publication

April 5, 2019In this Issue: Distracted Driving Awareness Month | Safety concerns in MA | NE troopers seize marijuana | NJ Highway Traffic Safety Director | MN agencies recognized | Seat belt enforcement in IN | Daydreaming while driving | Takata air bag death | Pedestrian/bicyclist safety | Public Service Award winners | Motorcycle Safety Month | JOL best practices guide | Recent NHTSA publications

March 29, 2019In this Issue: Stay Awake, Stay Alive | Vision Zero in SF | CO rural seat belt enforcement | MI Commission THC recommendation | NJ distracted driving campaign | Operation Prom | Operation Incognito | VA cell phone ban proposed | WA distracted driving enforcement | Ford DSFL | Pedestrian enforcement in CA | LELs at Lifesavers | Oral fluid testing webinar | Heatstroke prevention campaign

March 22, 2019In this Issue: Ignition interlock bill | DE snow-removal bill | GA breath test bill | MN hands-free bill | Distraction enforcement in DE | Operation Lucky Charms | MI traffic summit | TN seat belt usage | Cellphone scanners in NV | PA fights aggressive driving | March webinar recording | Distracted driving month | NHTSA drug-impaired driving campaign

March 15, 2019In this Issue: St. Patrick’s Enforcement | Drug Confiscation in PA | CHP Move Over | MI Pedestrian Safety | Ithaca (NY) Vision Zero | IL Traffic Safety Days | CDOT DUID Efforts | MN Marijuana Vote | Las Vegas Aggressive Driving | CIOT Webinar | NHTSA Job Opening | FHWA Webinar

March 8, 2019In this Issue: Risks of marijuana | Volvo limits top speed | Money laundering arrest | FL seat belt enforcement | Joint CMV enforcement | SF safety measures | OH drug arrests | VA hands-free bill dies | #EndTheStreakTX | TX student PSAs | IIHS emphasizes pedestrian detection | CIOT webinar | LEL professional development | TIM webinar series | Speeding forum | Vehicle recall safety

March 1, 2019In this Issue: Pedestrian deaths | 2018 fatality estimate | Opioids and driving | Time behind the wheel | Cocaine seized in IL | IN aggressive driving enforcement | MI roadside testing | Teaching parents about traffic safety | MO drug bust | Speeding crackdown in NV | Enforcement patrols in VT | IACP award | March webinar | CIOT enforcement mobilization | Recent NHTSA publications

February 22, 2019In this Issue: Limitless speed | Identity theft uncovered | Headlight standards | 6-State Trooper Project | Increasing Move Over penalties in NC | Drug-impaired driving in MD | NC criminal interdiction | Move Over in NV | NY rear seat belt proposal | NSC award | PA law awareness week | City renames traffic unit | Dangerous driving crackdown in Pasadena | Police chase fatalities | LEL webinar recording | Click It or Ticket webinar | Rail crossing safety campaign | State impaired driving statistics

February 15, 2019In this Issue: GPS darts | Operation Good Citizen | MD impaired driving legislation | HI student safety campaign | Airbag recall | IA hands-free bill | Speeding crackdown in NM | Railroad safety bill in NE | NY Super Bowl crackdown | SC DUI legislation | Police Staff and Command program in TN | Cycling and walking report | St. Patrick’s Day campaign | LEL webinar

February 8, 2019In this Issue: Most Wanted List | DE Targets Distraction | Impact of GA Handheld Ban | HI DUI Laws | Traffic Safety Task Force | ID Pot Bust | IL Town Staffs Up | AAA Award for KS Sheriff | KY Fatalities Down | MD ADAPT | MI DSOGPO Round-Up | Marijuana Trafficking in MO | TN Titans Against Drunk Driving | VA Distraction Law | February LEL Webinar | Unrestrained Young Passengers

February 1, 2019 — In this Issue: Officer safety program | SoberLift in DE | Super Bowl weekend enforcement in NY | Seat belt enforcement in TN | Traffic deaths fall in TX | Smart motorway problems | Electric scooter dangers | National Drug Control Strategy | The LEL newsletter | Upcoming webinars

January 25, 2019 — In this Issue: Distracted driving increases | D.C. Vision Zero | IL seeks safety stories | ME Move Over crackdown | Impaired driving bill in MA | MI teen driving safety | NY enforcement results | TX marijuana bust | Enforcement up, crimes down in WV | Large truck deaths | Highway Traffic Safety Professional Certificate | Future LEL webinars | Vaping webinar | Impaired Driving Update | National distracted driving mobilization

January 18, 2019 — In this Issue: Move Over Month | VZ Cincinnati | Real-Time Analytics | MA Legislation Push | Missoula Traffic Team | Harris Co. (TX) Traffic Enforcement | NE Crash Reporting | TX Aggressive Driving Tool | UT Traffic Deaths Down | Drone Use at Crash Sites | Jan. LEL Webinar Recording | Future LEL Webinars | Super Bowl Campaign | GHSA Speeding Report

January 11, 2019In this Issue: WI fatalities drop | Austin, too | AZ distracted driver charged | KY officers honored | Move Over compliance in MD | WA cannabis survey | NE airplane enforcement | Pueblo traffic unit grows | Operation Impact | LEL webinar | Upcoming webinar dates | MD TSRP blog

January 4, 2019In this Issue: PM pedestrian and bicyclist deaths | CA traffic safety resolution | UT drunk driving fatalities | Move Over in FL | GA fights impaired driving | IL car seat law | NJ traffic deaths | Hoboken undercover campaign | NH police partner with hockey team | TN impaired driving campaign | Marijuana decriminalization in VA | Lyft grants | ME highway deaths | NE administrator retires | Steering wheel hand position | Crash test origins | LEL January webinar | NHTSA job opening

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