GHSA Releases Report on Combating Threat of High-Risk Impaired Drivers

Inno-admin/ December 12, 2019/ Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, GHSA, high-risk impaired drivers, HRIDs, individualized justice, Legislation & Public Policy, Monitoring & Technology, NHTSA, Responsibility.org, Target 25, York County

GHSA Releases Report on Combating Threat of High-Risk Impaired Drivers This week, the Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) in partnership with Responsibility.org released a report, High-Risk Impaired Drivers: Combating a Critical Threat, which emphasizes the need for a comprehensive and holistic approach to addressing the pervasive problem of High-Risk Impaired Drivers (HRIDs). HRIDs are impaired driving offenders who are likely to

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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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UK Using Technology to Crack Down on Drink-Driving and Alcohol-Involved Crimes

Inno-admin/ August 2, 2018/ alcohol-involved crime, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, Global Perspective, Monitoring & Technology, pilot programs, UK

UK Using Technology to Crack Down on Drink-Driving and Alcohol-Involved Crimes According to a recent bulletin from the Office for National Statistics, about 29.2 million adults in England drank alcohol in 2017, with 28.7% of men and 25.6% of women admitting to binge drinking on their heaviest drinking day. Not only are frequent visits to the pub commonplace in the

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When It Comes to Monitoring, Scientists Want to Get Under Your Skin

Inno-admin/ May 16, 2018/ Community Corrections, electronic monitoring, Monitoring & Technology, problem drinking, recidivism, technology, transdermal alcohol monitoring

When It Comes to Monitoring, Scientists Want to Get Under Your Skin Are James Bond-type microchips the next wave of alcohol monitoring technologies? Scientists at the University of California San Diego seem to think so. These engineering researchers are hoping that an injectable microchip that monitors drinking will help treatment programs improve outcomes. Monitoring Alcohol Consumption: Beneath the Skin In

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Judge John S. Kennedy Leaves Behind a Legacy in York County, PA

Inno-admin/ January 22, 2018/ 24/7 Sobriety, Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, continuous alcohol monitoring, drunk driving, dui, dui tactics, DWI & Specialty Courts, Monitoring & Technology, recidivism

Judge John S. Kennedy Leaves Behind a Legacy in York County, PA After serving 22 years on the bench, the Honorable John S. Kennedy has called it a career. Though he may have stepped down as Common Pleas Judge for Pennsylvania’s 19th Judicial District, he’s leaving behind a legacy—one of changed lives. Shortly after beginning his judicial career, Kennedy attended

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New Kentucky Program Seeks to Curb Repeat DUI Offenses

Inno-admin/ November 21, 2017/ 24/7 Sobriety, 24/7 Sobriety Programs, continuous alcohol monitoring, drunk driving, dui tactics, First-time DUI Offenders, Monitoring & Technology

New Kentucky Program Seeks to Curb Repeat DUI Offenses Since 2011, Jefferson County—home of Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city—has averaged 4,260 DUI charges annually. In 2016 alone, Jefferson District Court saw a total of 2,383 DUIs, of which, 22% were repeat offenses. This summer, the county implemented its Continuous Alcohol Monitoring Program (CAMP), which seeks to save lives and reduce recidivism

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Ignition Interlocks for Motorcycles: Does It Make Sense?

Inno-admin/ October 24, 2017/ Drunk & Impaired Driving, dui, ignition interlock, ignition interlock study, legal BAC, Monitoring & Technology, Motorcycles, NHTSA

Ignition Interlocks for Motorcycles: Does It Make Sense? Last May, a study headed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posed an interesting question: does it make sense to apply ignition interlocks to motorcycles? Examining data from 2011, NHTSA found that motorcycle fatalities “increased from 3,270 deaths in 2002 to 4,612 deaths in 2011.” Of those fatal crashes, 30 percent

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