NHTSA Teams up with RoboCop The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is teaming up with RoboCop to clean up the streets. Until March 31, 2014, the NHTSA is conducting a “Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving” campaign featuring RoboCop. This campaign is aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of drunk and buzzed driving. Since…

2013 Holiday Season Drunk Driving Prevention The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is conducting an initiative to address the increased likelihood of being injured or killed by drunk drivers during the holiday season. This time of year has a particularly high risk of drinking and driving incidents due to the increase in celebrations and…

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over With Halloween just around the corner, crashes involving drunk drivers are likely to increase. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately one drunk-driving fatality occurred every 53 minutes in 2011. Alcohol-Impaired Driving Facts In 2011, 9,878 people were killed in crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers. Those victims accounted…

Drunk-Driving Laws Get Tougher The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a strong recommendation to all 50 states that the legal level of blood-alcohol content (BAC) be lowered from 0.08 to 0.05. The announcement was made on May 14th, which marked the 25th anniversary of the deadliest alcohol-related highway crash in U.S. history. On…

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