What is National Work Zone Awareness Week? The National Work Zone Awareness Week began in 1999 when the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA), and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) signed a Memorandum of Agreement pledging to increase public awareness... read more →
Americans are well aware of the terrible consequences of driving drunk and are familiar with the many successful drinking and driving awareness campaigns. With the dramatic increase in handheld phones and personal devices, campaigns and laws targeting talking or texting while driving has also gained prominence. Yet an often overlooked... read more →
The above video, “Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving,” has been brought to you by the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration. See more at www.nhtsa.gov.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year–until you get a DUI. For many Americans “holiday cheer” involves consuming alcohol at parties and holiday events. So it comes as no surprise that there’s a spike in drunk driving crashes each December. During the 2012 holiday period (December 12-31), there were... read more →