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The Next Phase of Driven to Protect in Virginia

Driven to Protect Initiative

Published: December 13, 2021

On December 8, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) convened traffic safety partners to announce the next phase of the Driven to Protect Initiative in Virginia: an exciting new trial deployment with international transportation and logistics provider Schneider.

Driven to Protect Virginia Announces Largest Commercial Trial Deployment of Innovative, Alcohol Detection Technology to Date

Driven to Protect Initiative

Published: December 08, 2021

Richmond, Va. – Today, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), the Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety (ACTS) and Schneider (NYSE: SNDR), a premier provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services, announced a collaboration that will make Schneider the first truckload carrier to conduct a trial deployment of lifesaving technology developed through the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) Program.

Driven to Protect Presents to Future Leaders in Mobility Program

Driven to Protect Initiative

Published: September 01, 2021

On August 17th, the Driven to Protect team presented to the Future Leaders in Mobility at the Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) Headquarters in Herndon, VA.The Future Leaders in Mobility Program is a weeklong camp for rising high school juniors and seniors from underserved communities in the DMV area, created by VWGoA and the Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL), focused on teaching students about the range of STEM career opportunities in the automotive industry.

New Alcohol Detection Technology From DADSS Coming to Commercial Vehicles This Year

DADSS Update

Published: June 02, 2021

Today, ACTS announced the first product equipped with new alcohol detection technology from the DADSS Research Program will be available for open licensing in commercial vehicles for the first time ever, in late 2021.

Experts Share Insights into the Role of Fleets in Driven to Protect

Driven to Protect Initiative

Published: May 06, 2021

On March 30th, Driven to Protect hosted the second webinar in the Ask the Experts series, titled Ask the Experts: The Role of Fleets in Driven to Protect. Attendees were able to learn about how the DADSS alcohol detection technology can support fleet operators in furthering their safe driving goals while helping to eliminate drunk driving.