Impaired Driving

Are THC Limits for Oregon Drivers Strict Enough?

July 31, 2016

Things have recently got a little sticky for transportation safety regulators in Oregon. That’s because the findings of a recently study indicate that it is not scientifically possible to reliably measure the “blood-test threshold” for THC in a motorist’s system to help determine whether (s)he is impaired. This is according to research conducted…
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Alleged Drunk Driver Causes Wreck in Westside

April 18, 2016

The old adage – “Crime never pays!” – really comes to mind when reading about the 22-year-old Beaverton driver who pulled a “Dukes of Hazard” and made off through a suburban Westside neighborhood recently. The brash young driver lost his pursuer, only to be apprehended moments later by the same…
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ODOT Relaunches App to Prevent Drunk Drivers from Getting Behind the Wheel

January 15, 2016

A new app developed by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) to help impaired drivers get home safely may have enjoyed little fanfare since it was introduced last December in the middle of the holiday season. For that very reason, Oregon safety officials are relaunching SaferRide, a mobile app…
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4 Facts about the Dangers & Impacts of Drunk Driving

August 31, 2015

Labor Day is a fun time for workers across the U.S. to step away from their jobs and enjoy some off-time with their loved ones. Unfortunately, however, it is also a time when, historically, there is a surge in drunk driving – and drunk driving accidents and deaths – in…
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DOT Looking to Technology to Try to End Drunk Driving

June 20, 2015

Can you imagine a world without drunk driving? Well, officials at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) are doing just that, focusing on developing some ground-breaking technology to try to end impaired driving once and for all. If these efforts end up being successful, the DOT has pointed out that…
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NHTSA Impaired Driving Study Highlights Trends in Drunk, Drugged Driving (Pt. 2)

February 20, 2015

Resuming NHTSA Impaired Driving Study Highlights Trends in Drunk, Drugged Driving (Pt. 1), here, we will continue to discuss the findings of some recent national impaired driving studies conducted by federal transportation regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Impaired Driving in the U.S.: Findings Regarding Drugged Driving…
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NHTSA Impaired Driving Studies Highlights Trends in Drunk, Drugged Driving (Pt. 1)

February 10, 2015

Federal transportation regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) have recently reported the results of two impaired driving studies, and their findings uncover some remarkable trends. In fact, these two NHTSA impaired driving studies generally found that, while drunk driving seems to be on the decline in the…
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