Introducing NHTSA’s New SaferCar App

Introducing NHTSA’s New SaferCar App

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released a free smartphone app that will notify users if a safety recall is issued for their vehicle. The app provides immediate information regarding what to do and how to get the recall fixed for free. The app also includes information on safety ratings, car seats, and …

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DPS-OTS Provides $50K Grant for 2021 DUI Treatment Court Program

The Nevada Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety (DPS-OTS) provided a $50K grant to the Las Vegas Justice Court for continued placement of a Specialty Courts Coordinator with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Treatment Court, which saw a recidivism rate of only 1.4% for its participants in 2019. The treatment court was established …

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Las Vegas Police to Explore New Technology to Test Blood Samples

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Forensic Laboratory received a grant from the Nevada Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to explore new technology to test blood samples gathered in DUI cases. The new technology is called a Liquid Chromatograph Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer and it can detect …

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Zero Fatalities to Launch “Worst Year Ever” Campaign

No matter our differences, we can all agree on one thing: 2020 has pretty much been the worst year ever. But there is one thing that could make this year even worse—killing someone in a car crash. Zero Fatalities has created a campaign that taps into the current cultural moment, one where our lives have …

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