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2018 issues

September 7, 2018 — In This Issue: Deadly roads | Drowsy driving prevention | IL enforcement | THC breathalyzer | Jacksonville drivers | CT and OH Labor Day enforcement results | Crash investigations webinar | Drugged driving campaign | Injury severity reporting | Vehicle-to-pedestrian technology | Child Passenger Safety Week | Child Endangerment Report

August 31, 2018 — In This Issue: AVs and human behavior | I-80 Challenge | Labor Day enforcement in CT, NC, TX | IN receives new PBTs | PennTIME agreement | GHSA award winners | LEL webinar recording | Synthetic drugs webinar | MD TSRP blog | Impaired Driving Update | Recent NHTSA publications

August 24, 2018 — In This Issue: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaigns in IA, KY, LA, MI, NY, RI, and TN | Hands Across the Border | Fighting street racing | Ghost vehicles patrol NV | Poly-drug impaired drivers | Fatalities leveling off | CMV crash reduction webinar | GHSA annual report

August 17, 2018 — In This Issue: New NHTSA campaign | Older drivers | Using school buses for enforcement | MD traffic safety pledge | MA impaired driving campaign | Austin traffic enforcement | E-warrant video | Road to Zero meeting | August webinar | AV safety report | DUID law compendium

August 10, 2018 — In This Issue: Sturgis rally safety | LA DWI laws | MN pedestrian safety | ME distraction campaign | Vision Zero NYC | ND distraction policy | Driver assistance pitfalls | Lifesavers Conference | LEL webinar | Impaired Driving Update | Highway to Justice

August 3, 2018 — In This Issue: Operation Southern Shield | Summer safety initiatives in DE | CT distraction crackdown | Truck crash reduction in IN | Drive Sober mobilization in IN | Safety through optical illusions | London aims for zero deaths | Las Vegas block party | Safe on Seventy | WI fatalities drop | Pedestrian deaths rise | Deadliest day | Sheriff’s office recognized | Will AVs improve safety? | NHTSA 2019 calendars | August LEL webinar | Recent NHTSA publications

July 27, 2018 — In This Issue: Teen driver training | Connected rest areas | Distracted driving display | Human trafficking pledge | Troopers use maintenance vehicles | Public/private data collaboration | Local journalism and roadway safety | Move Over HVE | Seat belt enforcement in SD | Ride to Save Lives | PA seeks highway safety input | The LEL | Automated enforcement checklist | August LEL webinar | Child Passenger Safety Week | Summer tire safety

July 20, 2018 — In This Issue: Fatalities rise in DE | CO seat belt enforcement | Teen driving app | LA highway safety plan | Traffic unit returns in Palo Alto | DWI arrests drop in NC | Medical marijuana impairment | Teen truckers | PA “Steer Clear” law | State teen driving grants | Impaired driving mobilization | July webinar recording | August LEL webinar

July 13, 2018 — In This Issue: Speed enforcement in AR | NYC fatalities decline | DDACTS in GA | Operation Southern Shield | Aggressive driving mobilization in PA | Predicting major crashes | Mobile licenses in IA | Distracted driver attitudes | Congressional DUID hearing | Operation Safe Driver | Mobile license webinar | LEL motivational webinar | Updated Countermeasures | State legislative trends

July 6, 2018 — In This Issue: Truck bed danger | OR distraction law | SC fatalities decline | TX drug seizure | WY truck safety | July 4th in WA | Buffalo checkpoint suit | Pedestrian safety technologies | Move Over crash video | Norway traffic safety success | Stop Underrides Act | Heatstroke prevention | Mobile license webinar | Motivational webinar | Recent NHTSA publications

June 29, 2018 — In This Issue: July 4 safety | Bike helmet ratings | Operation Zero Tolerance | Traffic safety sensors | PA safety awareness event | Vision Zero PSAs | GA hands-free law | Data visualization competition | DE DUI enforcement | Motorcycle safety in WA | Mobile driver license webinar | LEL motivational webinar | Impaired Driving Update

June 22, 2018 — In This Issue: Boise intersection enforcement | Pedestrian safety in ME | MI motorcycle campaign | Radar use in PA | Emoji PSA award | Dallas enforcement declines | Mobile driver license webinar | June webinar recording | MD TSRP blog

June 15, 2018 — In This Issue: First responder video | Toll plaza crash video | MN Toward Zero Deaths | TN and VA Hands Across the Border | OK medical marijuana vote | Percentage of teen drivers drop | Drug-impaired driving grants | LODD | Impaired driving mobilization webinar | Mobile driver license webinar | Teen driver app | DAID conference | Vehicle theft prevention

June 8, 2018 — In This Issue: Work zone crashes | NY Speed Week | Secure Your Load Day | FL summer travel | Men and risk | 100 Deadliest Days | DE pedestrian safety | Tire safety | Drowsy driving dangers | 4th of July campaign | June LEL webinar | MD TSRP blog

June 1, 2018 — In This Issue: World traffic deaths | Drugged driving report | Regional driving habits in IN | VT safety corridors | Driving is dangerous | SD fatalities higher | Zero fatality localities in VA | eWarrants webinar | LEL webinar | Train crash simulation | Impaired Driving Update

May 25, 2018 — In This Issue: Border-to-border campaigns | Traffic safety summit | Uber and seat belts | WV fatalities | KY seat belt campaign | TN road safety signs | TN safety break | School bus seat belts | ALPR and privacy | Self-driving vehicle fears | June LEL webinar | Webinar recording | Summer driving tips | Between the Lines | Recent NHTSA publications

May 18, 2018 — In This Issue: Enforcement in OR | Pedestrian safety in FL | OK online driver ed | Underride crash legislation | Automated enforcement surveys | ARIDE training | DUI victim resource | Cross examination webinar | June LEL webinar | Recent NHTSA publications

May 11, 2018 — In This Issue: Pedestrian deaths rise | Promoting teen driver safety | TX seat belt campaign | I-95 enforcement | Drugs seized in traffic stop | The LEL newsletter | GHSA 2018 Annual Meeting | GHSA job board | Tire safety contest | Cross examination webinar

May 4, 2018 — In This Issue: AZ highway patrol funding | CT autonomous vehicle testing | IA traffic camera ruling | MI distraction enforcement | RI traffic stop analysis | Crosswalk safety campaign | Speeding and fatalities | Truck speeding risks | Motorcyclist deaths | Requiring backup cameras | DAID conference | Cross examination webinar | Passenger van safety | Recent NHTSA publications

April 27, 2018 — In This Issue: Stoned drivers | Hit-and-run deaths | Fatalities drop in MI | Six-State Trooper Project | eWarrants implementation guide | Distraction tweet up | Cross examination webinar | 4th of July campaign | Recent NHTSA publications

April 20, 2018 — In This Issue: PA fatalities drop | Road to Zero report | Marijuana-impaired crashes | DUID enforcement in OK | Batman on traffic safety | Meth seized in traffic stop | “Talking” vehicles | NHTSA job opening | Ignition interlock course | J. Stannard Baker Award | April webinar recording | Surviving cross examination | LEL professional development | Partnering with SHSOs | Impaired Driving Update | Distracted driving survey

April 13, 2018 — In This Issue: CA distraction initiative | NY distraction initiative | CO work zone deaths | TX work zone deaths | New THP Colonel | Car seat safety | Car seat use | LEL April webinar | LEL May webinar | LEL training | MN distraction webinar | Crash avoidance tech demo | TSRP blog

April 6, 2018 — In This Issue: New NHTSA Administrator | A decade of hands-free laws in CA | NC tests driverless cars | KS LEL on traffic safety | New England distraction campaign | TX distraction campaign | NC distraction campaign | VA drone law | Marijuana seized in AZ | Calculating crash costs | Work zone awareness | Studying LEL program effectiveness | Teen safe driver training | International Roadcheck | LEL April webinar | Interlock law study | Impaired Driving Update

March 30, 2018In This Issue: KY Distraction Enforcement | 4 Weeks Without Traffic Deaths in MT | TN Thumbs Down Campaign | April NLELP Webinar | New Officer Safety Symposium Location | LEL Professional Development | AAA Culture Survey | New NHTSA/NCSA Publications

March 23, 2018 — In This Issue: TN distracted driving tour | Pedestrian deaths | Autonomous truck testing | Vision Zero guidelines | Road to Zero grants | Traffic stop meth seizure | DUID training grants | Lifesavers Conference | April LEL webinar | Seat belt webinar recording | Heatstroke prevention | Officer safety symposium | Sobriety checkpoints blog | Distracted driving guide

March 16, 2018In This Issue: NASCAR driver partnership | Traffic cameras in IA | Autonomous vehicles in AZ | NTSB crash brief | DUI fatalities in DC | Older driver crashes | AAA safe rides | Responder safety webinar | Seat belt mobilization webinar | DRE/SFST/ARIDE webinar | Crash investigation course

March 9, 2018In This Issue: Unbuckled in back | Beware of the Beltless | Hard of hearing traffic card | MS teen safe driving | NE child seat bill | TX highway safety plan | Arrive Alive | VA child seat bill | Portland enforcement challenges | TSRP webinar | Drugged driving event | Traffic safety data tables | 2018 GHSA awards | Seat belt mobilization | Recent NHTSA publications

March 2, 2018In This Issue: Pedestrian deaths | Chief fronts campaign | IA traffic cam ban | NH seat belt legislation | VA distraction legislation | Generational definitions | Distraction enforcement course | March LEL webinar | LEL professional development | TSRP March webinar | Officer safety symposium | Drugged driving event | Truckers Against Trafficking | Impaired Driving Update

February 23, 2018In This Issue: LA safety leader | Driving high campaign | Interdiction award | CA winter safety | Automation attitudes | Distraction enforcement course | Distraction webinar recording | March LEL webinar | Recent NHTSA publications

February 16, 2018In This Issue: Fatal crashes on 4/20 | IL highway safety pledge | Buckle Up/Phone Down | Rural roadway safety | NV fatalities decrease | Looking beyond the ticket | Vision Zero in Jersey City | Teen seat belt enforcement | Distraction webinar | TSRP webinar recording | Below 100 symposium | U.S. DOT strategic plan | St. Patrick’s Day campaign

February 9, 2018In This Issue: Jim Reaper | Truckers oppose speed limit increase | Distraction penalties | Governors’ traffic safety report | Operation CARE totals | Fatalities decrease in NV | OH drug arrests | Move Over in TX | Motor vehicle fatality table | Distraction webinar | Distraction campaign materials | LEL newsletter | Cinco de Mayo campaign | Below 100 symposium | TSRP webinar | Drowsy driving study | Recent NHTSA publications

February 2, 2018In This Issue: Fatalities rise in CO | Fighting distraction | Friday funny signs | WA distraction crackdown | Data analytics in OK | Super Bowl messaging | Heads Up campaign | LEL webinar | Baker award | Impaired Driving Update

January 26, 2018In This Issue: FAST Act Final Rule | MD youth seat belt program | Bilingual digital billboards | NTSB investigates Tesla crash | VT legalizes pot | New MS safety website | Senior driver study | Human trafficking crackdown | Distracted driving webinar | Speed seminar | Baker award | Highway to Justice | Recent NHTSA publications

January 19, 2018In This Issue: Red light cameras in FL | Traffic cameras in IA | Wrong way drivers in MI | ND primary belt law | NE speed limit increase | NJ fatalities rise | TN partners with country singer | VT marijuana commission | Portland speed limit drop | LEL webinar recording | LEL professional development | Distracted driving webinar | Global traffic study | Between the Lines

January 12, 2018In This Issue: USDOT/Waze partnership | KY fatalities decrease | NE helmet law repeal | NY State Police drones | MN Super Bowl campaign | Police distraction | AAA distraction study | MO traffic safety report | Vision Zero success | Super Bowl materials | Officer safety materials | LEL professional development

January 5, 2018In This Issue: Public-private partnership | Vision Zero success in SF | Traffic safety motivation | AZ message competition | No THC per se in CA | IL traffic deaths | CMV distraction enforcement | FL Move Over campaign | MN DWI arrests | 10K traffic stops in MD | ME fatal crashes | VT seat belt bill | Marijuana legalization in VT | Officer safety webinar | TSRP webinar | LEL professional development | Speed management report

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