News & Updates

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DADSS Statement on the Rise of U.S. Traffic Fatalities Due to Drunk Driving

October 2017 

This past week, the U.S. Department of Transportation released the most recent Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data showing an increase in alcohol-related traffic fatalities of 1.7 percent—from 10,320 in 2015 to 10,497—accounting for 28 percent of overall fatalities in 2016.

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DADSS at the Governors’ Highway Safety Administration’s Annual Meeting

October 2017 

The DADSS Program was pleased to exhibit at the Governors’ Highway Safety Administration’s Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, from September 16 to 20.

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Driven to Protect at NASCAR

September 2017 

The DADSS Program was at the 2017 Federated Auto Parts 400 and at the 2017 Virginia529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Races on September 8 and 9, where they debuted the new partnership with Virginia, “Driven to Protect.”

Research and Development Magazine

Promising Vehicle Tech Will Detect Drunk Drivers Before They Hit the Road

August 2017

Technological innovations have brought us smarter and safer cars. Despite these advancements, one of the greatest threats on our roadways remains—drunk driving.

Is there a role for technology to tackle this persistent public safety challenge?

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DADSS Research Program at the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles Technical Conference in June

June 2017

In early June, the DADSS Research Program participated in the 25th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV) in Detroit, MI.