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Special Feature: Impaired Driving - General Information

Publications and Online Materials

Crime in the United States
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Annual Report

Alcohol-Impaired Driving Traffic Safety Fact Sheet
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, December 2013

DrugFacts: Drugged Driving
National Institute on Drug Abuse, October 2013

Traffic Safety Facts: 2011 Data Overview
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, April 2013

Impaired Driving: Get the Facts
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, April 2013

Challenges and Defenses II: Claims and Responses to Common Challenges and Defenses in Driving While Impaired Cases
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, March 2013

State Motor Vehicle Fatalities and State Alcohol-Impaired Motor Vehicle Fatalities, 2011
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, December 2012

Teen Drinking and Driving: A Dangerous Mix
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, October 2012

National Victim Assistance Academy Resource Paper: Impaired Driving
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center, September 2012

OVC HELP Series for Crime Victims: Impaired Driving
Office for Victims of Crime, June 2012

Drunk Driving By the Numbers 
Bureau of Transportation Statistics, April 2012

State Alcohol-Impaired Driving Estimates Traffic Safety Fact Sheet
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, April 2012

Lives Saved in 2010 by Restraint Use and Minimum-Drinking-Age Laws 
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2012

Drug Testing and Drug-Involved Driving of Fatally Injured Drivers in the United States: 2005-2009
Office of National Drug Control Policy, October 2011

Case Studies of Community-Based Self-Sufficient DWI Programs
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, July 2011

Drugged Driving Expert Panel Report: A Consensus Protocol for Assessing the Potential of Drugs to Impair Driving
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, March 2011

Drugged Driving Research: A White Paper
National Institute on Drug Abuse-Sponsored, March 2011

An Evaluation of Intensive Supervision Programs for Serious DWI Offenders
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, March 2011

Alcohol and Highway Safety: Special Report on Race/Ethnicity and Impaired Driving
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, December 2010

State Estimates of Drunk and Drugged Driving
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, December 2010

Drug Involvement of Fatally Injured Drivers
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, November 2010

National Survey of Drinking and Driving Attitudes and Behaviors: 2008
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, August 2010

An Analysis of the Significant Decline in Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities in 2008
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, June 2010

A State-by-State Analysis of Laws Dealing With Driving Under the Influence of Drugs
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, December 2009

Alcohol-Impaired Drivers Involved in Fatal Crashes, by Gender and State, 2007-2008
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, August 2009

Results of the 2007 National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drug Use by Drivers
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, July 2009

Legal Research Report: Laws Prohibiting Alcohol Sales to Intoxicated Persons
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, June 2009

Statistical Analysis of Alcohol-Related Driving Trends, 1982-2005
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, May 2008

State Estimates of Persons Aged 18 or Older Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Illicit Drugs
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, April 2008

Reducing Impaired-Driving Recidivism Using Advanced Vehicle-Based Alcohol Detection Systems: A Report to Congress
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, December 2007

Literature Review of Polypharmacy and Older Drivers: Identifying Strategies to Study Drug Usage and Driving Functioning Among Older Drivers
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, February 2006

Court-Mandated Treatment for Convicted Drinking Drivers
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2006

Twelve-Month Prevalence and Changes in Driving After Drinking United States, 1991-1992 and 2001-2002
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2006

Facilities with DUI/DWI Programs, 2004
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, December 2005

Driving Under the Influence among Adult Drivers
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, July 2005

The ABCs of BAC: A Guide to Understanding Blood Alcohol Concentration
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, February 2005

Screening and Brief Intervention in the Criminal Justice System
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2004/2005

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Among Young Persons
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, December 2004

Graduated Driver Licensing and Drinking Among Young Drivers
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, April 2004

Initiatives to Address Impaired Driving
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, December 2003

Drugged Driving
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, September 2003

State of Knowledge of Drug-Impaired Driving
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, September 2003

DWI Offenders Under Correctional Supervision
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 1999

Highway Safety: Effectiveness of State .08 Blood Alcohol Laws
General Accounting Office, June 1999

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Related Resources

Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS)
APIS is an online resource that provides detailed information on a wide variety of alcohol-related policies in the United States at both state and Federal levels.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Impaired Driving
The Impaired Driving section of the CDC site presents data and links to resources related to the effects of driving while under the influence.

Drugged Driving
The Drugged Driving section of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Web site provides information about the impact of driving while under the influence and highlights resources and initiatives aimed at preventing drugged driving.

HELP for Victim Service Providers
This Web Forum Guest Host Series from the Office for Victims of Crime contains discussion topics on Serving Victims of Impaired Driving and Drunk Driving.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
The mission of the NHTSA is to save lives, prevent injuries and reduce the economic costs due to road traffic crashes. The NHTSA's Impaired Driving page provides links to research, data, prevention and law enforcement campaigns, and more.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: Underage Drinking
This Web site provides statistics on alcohol-related behaviors among youth, including statistics on drunk driving.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): Drug Related Victimization
This section of the OVC Web site provides information on drug related victimizations, including drunk driving, victim services, prevention programs and support services.

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