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DADSS Research Program

DADSS Representatives Participate in the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) Annual Meeting

From August 27 through 31, representatives of the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) Research Program are pleased to participate in the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) in Seattle: “Crossroads: The Intersection of Technology and Driver Behavior.”


Special Report: Curbing Drunk Driving

A recent KSNT News special report profiles the DADSS program, focusing on the technology’s life saving potential. KSNT News’ Brooke Lennington found out how the new technology could soon eliminate drunk driving for good.

Consumer Reports

Putting More Muscle Into Car Safety

Consumer Reports recently named alcohol-detection systems, currently being researched in the DADSS Program, as one of its six priorities for car safety.

Vision Zero International

Double shot

By David Smith

In its January 2016 issue, Vision Zero International features the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) Program.

Santa Fe New Mexican

Our view: Make highway fatalities a victim of technology


No matter how hard New Mexicans battle, the scourge of drunken driving resists defeat.

The Legislature passes get-tough laws. Marketing campaigns highlight the dangers of driving after taking a drink. Jail sentences are enhanced and awareness is raised, and, still, people are killed by other drivers who don’t mind getting behind the wheel drunk.