Hesitation to Use Ridesharing Services, Public Transportation Causing an Increase in DUIs?

Inno-admin/ August 5, 2020/ alcohol abuse, covid-19, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, dui, ridesharing, ridesharing apps

Hesitation to Use Ridesharing Services, Public Transportation Causing an Increase in DUIs? Following months of quarantine and social distancing, many jurisdictions throughout the country are now reporting a disturbing new trend: an increase in DUI arrests. There are a number of potential explanations for such an increase, including the fact that people are more hesitant to use ridesharing options and public

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NHTSA Awards $562 Million in Highway Safety Grants

Inno-admin/ March 2, 2020/ Drunk & Impaired Driving, grant funding, Grants & Funding, impaired driving, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA

NHTSA Awards 2 Million in Highway Safety Grants The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced the allocation of $562 million in grant funds to offices of highway safety in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories, and the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs. Grant Money to Support Road Safety Awareness Programs The funds are earmarked

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After One Year With Stricter DUI Laws, Utah Arrest Data Appears Mixed

Inno-admin/ January 27, 2020/ .05 BAC, BAC limit, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving limit, DUI law, legal limit, Legislation & Public Policy, Utah DUI Law

After One Year With Stricter DUI Laws, Utah Arrest Data Appears Mixed On Dec. 30, 2019, the state of Utah marked one year under revised DUI laws that reduced the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) used to identify drivers as impaired–down from 0.08% to 0.05%. The Beehive State was the first in the union—and remains the only state thus far—to adopt this

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NHTSA: Drunk Driving Fatalities Down for Second Year in a Row

Inno-admin/ November 25, 2019/ Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving crashes, james owens, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA, statistics

NHTSA: Drunk Driving Fatalities Down for Second Year in a Row The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released 2018 data regarding fatal motor vehicle crashes that revealed an encouraging trend. According to the report, the number of people killed in crashes on U.S. roadways has decreased for the second consecutive year. And what’s more, drunk driving fatalities followed suit.

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Cars May Soon Determine if You’ve Had Too Much to Drink

Inno-admin/ July 18, 2019/ ACTS, BAC testing, Breath Testing, DADSS, drinking and driving, Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, DUI costs, DUI technology, impaired driving, Monitoring & Technology, NHTSA, Volvo

Cars May Soon Determine if You’ve Had Too Much to Drink Shortly after consuming that last drink, you choose to get in your car and drive home. Unwise as that decision may be, it’s yours to make. Soon, that decision may be made for you—by your car. With more than 10,000 lives and $44 billion lost as a result of drunk

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Survey Shows Americans Favor Alternative Ways to Combat Drunk Driving

Inno-admin/ May 9, 2019/ .05 BAC, alcohol-impaired driving, Alternative Strategies, continuous alcohol monitoring, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving research, ignition interlock, Legislation & Public Policy, National Safety Council, National Transportation Safety Board, NHTSA, sobriety checkpoints, traffic safety

Survey Shows Americans Favor Alternative Ways to Combat Drunk Driving In recent years, progress on reducing the number of drunk driving deaths has seemingly stalled. Alcohol-impaired driving consistently accounts for approximately a third of all traffic fatalities. In 2017 that translated to 10,874 fatalities from crashes involving drivers with a BAC of .08 or higher.  While there is no silver bullet

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Infographic: Prom and Underage Drinking

Inno-admin/ April 24, 2019/ Drunk & Impaired Driving, infographic, prom, teen drinking, teen drunk driving, underage drinking, underage drunk driving

Infographic: Prom and Underage Drinking Spring has arrived, the end of the school year is in sight, and prom festivities are taking place. These joy-filled celebrations too often include alcohol and the accompanying perils of underage drinking and driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), one in three alcohol-related teen traffic fatalities occurred during the prom season, from

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DUI Checkpoints: Advertise or Surprise?

Inno-admin/ April 10, 2019/ Drunk & Impaired Driving, dui checkpoints, DUI countermeasures, dui tactics, fair dui flyer, google, High Visibiliy Enforcement, Law Enforcement, Legislation & Public Policy, public policy, sobriety checkpoints, waze

DUI Checkpoints: Advertise or Surprise? The goal of DUI checkpoints is primarily deterrence: to raise the perceived risk of arrest, and secondarily to enforce drunk and impaired driving laws. Checkpoint information such as location and time is often highly publicized in the targeted areas using High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) tactics to promote compliance with the law. But, not all agencies and

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6 Unexpected Ways to Get a DUI

Inno-admin/ March 19, 2019/ Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, alcohol related accidents, alcohol-impaired driving, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving

6 Unexpected Ways to Get a DUI We’ve all read the frequent headlines about drunk driving crashes on highways and residential streets, in urban and rural areas, at excessive speeds and even driving well below the speed limit. A DUI arrest is not limited, however, to operating a car on a designated public road.  Each state determines the legality or criminality

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Alcohol & Drunk Driving Trends: A 2018 Retrospective

Inno-admin/ January 15, 2019/ alcohol monitoring programs, alcohol trends, continuous alcohol monitoring, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving trends, General, legislation, underage drinking

Alcohol & Drunk Driving Trends: A 2018 Retrospective In the spirit of the new year ahead, we have decided to look back at some of the 2018 trends surrounding drunk driving, alcohol addiction, and criminal justice. Problem Drinking & Driving It’s no secret that impaired driving is a widespread issue, but drinking and driving in certain age groups has its own set

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