In recent years motor vehicle crashes have become the leading cause of fatalities of law enforcement officers. Recognizing this alarming trend NHTSA has released this new report that was prepared using data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS). Currently FARS is the only database that contains detailed information on the fatal crashes that involved law enforcement officers.
Many thanks to our friend and colleague, Retired Chief John Coyle, NHTSA Region II Law Enforcement Liaison, for providing us with this information and also for his continued support to our Association.
Click here for the newly released report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration titled, Characteristics of Law Enforcement Officers Fatalities in Motor Vehicle Crashes
Resources available to help you with your DWI enforcement efforts including a graphic to promote high visibility enforcement for the upcoming Thanksgiving Crackdown. Visit stopdwi.org.
A comprehensive overview of Ignition Interlock Devices - how they appear, how they work, common circumvention tactics, and enforcement guidance for New York State police officers. Produced by the New York State Association of Chiefs of Police and funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration with a grant from the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee.
The New York State Partnership Against Drowsy Driving (NYPDD), which was created in 2003 and is facilitated by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), is a joint effort to educate the public and high-risk groups about the dangers of fatigued/drowsy driving and promote the adoption of preventive strategies
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