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Young Driver Fatal Crashes Fall 38% Since 2002

The Governors Highway Safety Association report shows that fatal crashes involving a young driver fell 38% since 2002, while they increased nearly 8% for drivers 21 and older.

U.S. Drivers Say Roads are Getting More Dangerous

Slightly more than 30% of American motorists said that driving has become more dangerous since the pandemic.

NTSB: Alcohol, Cannabis Primary Drugs Detected in Impaired Drivers

Researchers found that alcohol remains the most often detected drug in impaired driving incidents, and cannabis is the second most common.

Impaired Driving: A Close Call

The car came barreling around the corner at us at an alarming speed, so fast, in fact, the driver was struggling to keep the car in his lane.

U.S. DOT, IACP Announce $2.3 Million Grant Program to Combat Drug-Impaired Driving

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) recently announced a new $2.3 million grant program to help combat drug-impaired driving on America’s roads.

New Survey: Americans Don’t Think They’ll Get Arrested for Driving High

A new survey conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety indicates that nearly 70% of Americans think it’s unlikely a driver will get caught by police for driving while high on marijuana.

NHTSA, Ad Council Launch Drug-Impaired Driving Campaign

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced it has teamed up with the Ad Council to launch a drug-impaired-driving prevention campaign.

New Study: Does Legal Marijuana Cause More Crashes?

A new study shows that traffic deaths rose temporarily in three states where recreational marijuana is approved and then dropped again, according to an article by The Verge.

GHSA Releases Guide for States as Concerns Raised Over Marijuana Legalization’s Impact on Traffic Safety

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) announced it has released a new guide summarizing the most pertinent marijuana driving studies to date.

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches New Ad Campaign to Stop Impaired Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently rolled out its new safety campaign, If You Feel Different, You Drive Different.

New Report Indicates Significant Increase in Fatally-Injured Drivers Who Tested Positive for Drugs

A new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has found that in 2016, 44 percent of fatally-injured drivers with known results tested positive for drugs, up from 28 percent just 10 years prior.

Canadian Tokers Say Smoking Weed Doesn’t Impair Their Driving At All

Bloomberg cited a report from State Farm that showed 44 percent of Canadians who have driven under the influence of marijuana don’t think it impacts their ability to drive safely.