Tag: Impaired Driving

  • September 24th, 2020

This holiday season,  the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has created the national Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving drunk-driving-awareness campaign to help keep impaired drivers off the road. While the end of the year brings about the merriment of the holiday season, we want to make sure Americans are safe […]

  • September 17th, 2020

It is Week 27 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is showing a decline in Alabama. The number of crashes has dropped to around 80% of its pre-COVID-19 levels. The number of fatal crashes decreased over the two-week period. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers […]

  • August 31st, 2020

It is Week 25 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around 90% of their pre-COVID-19 levels. The number of fatal crashes increased over the two-week period. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers are taking […]

  • August 17th, 2020

It is Week 23 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around 90% of their pre-COVID-19 levels, INCLUDING speed-involved crashes. The number of fatal crashes remained the same over the two-week period. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating […]

  • August 4th, 2020

It is Week 21 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around 80% of their pre-COVID-19 levels, INCLUDING speed-involved crashes. Fatal crashes are now increasing. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers are taking advantage […]

  • July 29th, 2020

To advance the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) mission of reducing crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), FMCSA requires CMV drivers and their employers to follow certain rules regarding drug and alcohol testing. These requirements address the frequency of testing, which substances to test for, evaluation and treatment programs, and reporting […]

  • July 21st, 2020

It is Week 19 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around less than 40% of their pre-COVID-19 levels, INCLUDING speed-involved crashes. Fatal crashes are now increasing. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers are […]

  • July 14th, 2020

Alcohol-impaired fatalities accounted for 29 percent of all U.S. motor vehicle deaths in 2018, the lowest percentage since 1982 when the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) began reporting alcohol data. This was sparked by a 3.6 percent decrease in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities from 2017 to 2018 (National Center for Statistics & Analysis [NCSA], 2019). […]

  • July 14th, 2020

It is Week 18 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around less than 40% of their pre-COVID-19 levels, INCLUDING speed-involved crashes. Fatal crashes are now increasing. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers are […]