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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 […]

You Better Watch Out, I’m Telling You Why: Cops Are Cracking Down on Impaired Driving

You Better Watch Out, I’m Telling You Why: Cops Are Cracking Down on Impaired Driving

You Better Watch Out, I’m Telling You Why: Cops Are Cracking Down on Impaired Driving It’s December, a time for joy and sharing special times with family and friends. Are you going out this time of year to celebrate? With all the holiday parties and festive occasions, many partygoers will be drinking. If you’re celebrating […]

Combating DWI—Have We Done Enough?

Combating DWI—Have We Done Enough?

Combating DWI—Have We Done Enough? May 14th, 1988 is a day that will long be remembered by many.  On that day, the deadliest impaired driving crash in U.S. history occurred on Interstate 71 in Carrollton, Kentucky.  An impaired driver in a pickup truck going the wrong way on the interstate hit a church activity bus […]