Every state in the U.S. has enacted alcohol-impaired driving laws, which prohibit driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) at or above a .08%. In 2017, the Utah Legislature passed HB155 “Driving Under the Influence and Public Safety Revisions” that changed the state’s illegal limit from .08 to .05 on December 30, 2018. Although alcohol-impaired […]
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Impaired-driving traffic crashes affect communities negatively across the United States. Previous research confirmed the effectiveness of high-visibility enforcement (HVE) toward reducing impaired-driving fatalities. Read the full publication here.
GHSA’s new report with Responsibility.org and the National Alliance to Stop Impaired Driving (NASID), Cannabis Consumers and Safe Driving: Responsible Use Messaging, provides guidance on how State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) can better communicate with cannabis consumers about safe driving and offers recommendations about the types of messages that do and don’t work. The ONLY safe […]
Drivers are considered to be alcohol-impaired when their blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) are .08 grams per deciliter (g/dL) or higher. Thus, any fatal crash involving a driver with a BAC of .08 g/dL or higher is considered to be an alcohol-impaired-driving crash, and fatalities occurring in those crashes are considered to be alcohol-impaired-driving fatalities. The […]
You’ve probably heard of a few good ways to say no to drugs at parties or social occasions. But how can you get away from constant, everyday pressure from your friends or schoolmates? Visit the Just Think Twice homepage here to learn more.
Facts About Counterfeit Pills Criminal drug networks are mass-producing fake pills and falsely marketing them as legitimate prescription pills to deceive the American public. Counterfeit pills are widely available, and DEA and its law enforcement partners are seizing deadly fake pills at record rates. Counterfeit pills are more lethal than ever before. The number of […]
The Labor Day holiday weekend is one of the deadliest times of the year in terms of drunk-driving fatalities. With NHTSA’s support, state and local law enforcement agencies across the nation are stepping-up enforcement to keep communities safe by putting an end to drunk driving. Sobering Statistics Approximately one-third of all traffic crash fatalities in […]
This Fourth of July, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is working together with the law enforcement community to decrease impaired driving. NHTSA and law enforcement agencies across the country are working tirelessly to spread the word about the dangers of drunk driving and to remind all drivers: If you […]
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed into law a bill that law enforcement authorities say will help keep drug-impaired drivers off the road. The new law gives oral fluid (saliva) tests for drugs the same “implied consent” legal standing as the breath and blood tests used to detect alcohol after an arrest. Drivers arrested for […]
The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) leads the fight to eliminate drunk driving and underage drinking and promotes responsible decision-making regarding beverage alcohol. Supported by nine of America’s distillers who lead with a strong commitment to responsibility, Responsibility.org’s distinguished National Advisory Board and our partners at the national and local level help us reach […]