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Drug Recognition Experts Combating Drugged-Driving

Drug Recognition Experts Combating Drugged-Driving

Drug Recognition Experts Combating Drugged-Driving By JSI Associate Thomas Page, Drug Recognition Expert Emeritus The Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) program, procedure, and police officers constitute a systems approach to identifying, apprehending, and prosecuting the individual who drives while under the influence of a drug or drugs.  The program and procedures were initially developed in the 1980s […]

Mainstreaming a Therapeutic Jurisprudence Approach to Impaired Driving

Mainstreaming a Therapeutic Jurisprudence Approach to Impaired Driving

Mainstreaming a Therapeutic Jurisprudence Approach to Impaired Driving Driving while impaired (DWI) by alcohol or other drugs is an international problem. Far too many people lose their lives, are injured or injure others while engaging in this totally preventable crime. Some countries have a stronger ethic about not drinking and driving than others but it […]

Motorcycle Safety Awareness – In May and Beyond

Motorcycle Safety Awareness – In May and Beyond

Motorcycle Safety Awareness – In May and Beyond It’s getting warmer and spring time is here, which means motorcyclists will be out in force. How many more motorcyclists, you ask? In 2013, there were almost 8½ million registered motorcycles, up from 5 million in 2002.  And, while motorcycles account for only 3% of all registered vehicles […]

The 21 Year-Old Minimum Drinking Age Law Still Saving Lives in the U.S.

The 21 Year-Old Minimum Drinking Age Law Still Saving Lives in the U.S.

The 21 Year-Old Minimum Drinking Age Law Still Saving Lives in the U.S. Over 30 years ago President Reagan signed the National Minimum Drinking Age Act (NMDAA) that requires states to make 21 as the minimum age for purchasing or public possessing alcohol.  It is one of the most successful laws in traffic safety, and […]