Special Feature: Impaired Driving - Prevention

Publications and Online Materials

Developing and Implementing a Tool To Evaluate and Improve Underage Drinking and Driving Policies
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, September 2016

Increasing Alcohol Ignition Interlock Use: Success Practices for States
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, September 2016

What Works: Strategies to Reduce or Prevent Drunk Driving
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 2016

Reduce Post-Interlock Recidivism: Alcohol Ignition Interlocks Plus Treatment for DUI Offenders
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, February 2016

Evaluation of State Ignition Interlock Programs: Interlock Use Analyses From 28 States, 2006–2011
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, May 2015

Drug-Impaired Driving: Additional Support Needed for Public Awareness Initiatives
Government Accountability Office, February 2015

Model Guideline for State Ignition Interlock Programs
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, November 2013

Ignition Interlock Institutes: Promoting the Use of Interlocks and Improvements to Interlock Programs
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, July 2013

Community-Based Impaired-Driving Programs: Local Ordinances and Other Strategies Addressing Impaired Driving
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, September 2012

Case Studies of Ignition Interlock Programs
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, April 2012

Search the NCJRS Abstracts Database for additional resources on this topic.

Prevention Campaigns

Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving
This campaign seeks to inspire dialogue and recognition of the dangers of "buzzed" driving and subsequently, to motivate people to stop driving buzzed. The overall campaign hopes to educate people that consuming even a few drinks can impair driving and that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving.

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
This campaign and the associated promotional planners provide marketing materials, earned media tools and marketing ideas to support local impaired driving initiatives surrounding the National Enforcement Crackdown.

Related Resources

CrimeSolutions.gov
The National Institute of Justice's CrimeSolutions.gov uses research to rate the effectiveness of programs and practices in achieving outcomes in order to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works, what doesn't, and what's promising. Included on CrimeSolutions.gov are programs that focus on the prevention of and responses to driving under the influence.

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. NHTSA's Drunk Driving and Drugged Driving pages provide links to research, data, prevention and law enforcement campaigns, and more.

Sobering Facts: Drunk Driving State Fact Sheets
On this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site, find state-specific fact sheets that provide a snapshot of alcohol-involved deaths and drunk driving and an overview of proven strategies to reduce or prevent drunk driving.

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