News & Updates

Driven To Protect Initiative

Driven to Protect at Potomac Nationals Baseball Games

April 2018 

On April 19th – April 20th, the Driven to Protect team attended the Potomac Nationals Baseball Games in Woodbridge, VA. Included in the display were the X2 and VP-1 demonstration vehicles, as well as the Learning Experience Exhibit.

Driven To Protect Initiative

Driven to Protect at NASCAR Martinsville Race

March 2018 

On March 22 – 26, the DADSS team attended the NASCAR STP 500 Race at the Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia.

DADSS Research Program

DADSS at Washington Auto Show

January – February 2018 

The year has been off to a busy start as the DADSS team exhibited at the Washington Auto Show. The show took place January 24th – February 4th at the Washington Convention Center, and featured our new Learning Experience Exhibit, which is the culmination of a year of hard work.

DADSS Research Program

DADSS Research Program Technical Update

March 2018

In late 2017, the DADSS Program made substantive progress towards its goal of producing a first-of-its-kind technology that would automatically detect when a driver is intoxicated. Over the last few months, the team has received and begun testing the latest prototypes, overcome some technical challenges, improved existing systems and discovered new information about the absorption of alcohol by the human body—all while preparing for the kick-off of field testing in 2018.

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Revolutionary technology could soon stop all drunk drivers

February 2018

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) – New technology in cars could stop anyone who is over the legal limit, from getting behind the wheel and driving drunk.

It’s revolutionary technology that Lynchburg resident Bridget Moore wishes was available sooner.