NHTSA's Roadside Survey data shows drunk driving is down and drugged driving is up significantly.
Feb
06
2015
Today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released the fifth National Roadside Survey (NRS) since 1973. The NRS is designed to estimate the prevalence of drinking and driving...
Feb
05
2015
Driving while texting. Driving while impaired. Leaving the scene of a crash. Criminal negligent manslaughter. When you hear these four charges, what type of offender do you envision? Would that...
Responsibility.org supports Kentucky House Bill 60, introduced by Representative Dennis Keene, requiring the use of ignition interlock devices (IIDs) for all convicted DUI offenders.
Feb
03
2015
The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) supports Kentucky House Bill 60, introduced by Representative Dennis Keene. If passed, HB 60 will require the use of ignition...
NTSB 2015 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements
Jan
13
2015
Drunk and Drugged Driving Among Top Concerns Each year, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) releases a “Most Wanted List,” a list of 10 safety concerns that warrant urgent...
Founded in 1982, the nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is an award-winning public-private partnership working to prevent drunk driving and underage drinking in the Washington-metropolitan area.
Jan
09
2015
Over the holiday season from Dec. 12 through Jan. 1, Washington Regional Alcohol Program offered its “SoberRide” free cab ride service (up to a $30 fare) to people age 21 and up in...
Rebecca Gale is the Opinion Editor for Roll Call and author of the Hill Navigator, Roll Call's workplace advice column.
Jan
08
2015
I recently wrote a story for Roll Call titled, “How to Get Hired on Capitol Hill.” I interviewed over a dozen hiring managers about how their hiring processes worked, how they advertised...
For this part of our "How to Have Tough Conversations" series, we focused on how you can talk with your kids about alcohol responsibility.
Jan
05
2015
What better way to ring in the new year than by resolving to help our kids navigate the tough issues they face every day -- especially the issue of whether to drink underage or drive drunk.  ...
ABC's Modern Family's episode in which Haley, a daughter, turns 21, drinks heavily and is told she is OK to drive.
Dec
27
2014
For what I think has been nearly 5 years, I have been a loyal "Modern Family" viewer.  My youngest son introduced me to the show when he was still in high school.  We had a great...
Dec
24
2014
Sometimes, it’s as simple as focusing on what’s most important during the holidays. That advice and more is what our Director of Traffic Safety, Erin Holmes, shared today on the...
Photo: Patrick Semansky, AP
Dec
19
2014
Olympic champion Michael Phelps walked into the Baltimore City District Court and pled guilty to drunk driving. For this, his second impaired driving offense in the span of a decade, Phelps received...

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