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  • Posted: Dec 8, 2023
    The latest issue of the North Dakota Impaired Driving Newsletter touches on a summary of the 2023 top four major trends in impaired driving. Also included are a list of upcoming training and events along with a training resource listing.
  • Posted: Dec 7, 2023
    Mark Wolter, UGPTI’s truck industry liaison, joined other volunteers from the North Dakota Motor Carriers Association to teach students at the event about the “No-Zone,” the areas behind and beside a commercial truck where the truck driver has limited or zero visibility.
  • Posted: Dec 4, 2023
    In this issue, Judge Grinsteiner discusses the current status of cannabis (legalization, derivatives, and cannabis use disorder). Including resources and links of interest.
  • Posted: Oct 19, 2023
    This resource provides training information, drug and alcohol trends, legal updates, toxicology, and more to keep you informed.
  • Posted: Oct 17, 2023
    Kimberly Vachal, Andrew Kubas, and Jaclyn Andersen
    The statewide driver traffic safety survey provides baseline metrics for the North Dakota Department of Transportation Safety Division and others to use in understanding perceptions and self-reported behaviors related to focus issues.
  • Posted: Sep 7, 2023
    This third issue of 2023 contains information on the available treatment services in our communities. Included are links to programs licensed to provide addiction treatment services in the state and all the programs licensed to provide substance use disorder assessments to identify if early intervention or treatment is needed and what intensity of service is most appropriate for the individual to receive.
  • Posted: Aug 14, 2023
    Mark Wolter recently joined the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute at North Dakota State University as a part-time industry liaison focusing on the Rural Truck Safety Education and Outreach Partnership Demonstration Project.
  • Posted: Jun 27, 2023
    In 2021 in North Dakota, there were 734 crashes involving heavy trucks resulting in 11 fatalities and 273 injuries. Although those numbers are down significantly, the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute is partnering with the ND Highway Patrol (NDHP), the ND Department of Transportation, and other agencies to reduce them even further.
  • Posted: Jun 14, 2023
    This resource will provide training information, drug and alcohol trends, legal updates, toxicology, and more to keep you informed.
  • Posted: Jun 13, 2023
    View the webinar on "The What and Why of Distracted Driving," which was held June 6. The advancement of mobile devices has resulted in constant connectivity, but at the expense of traffic safety. The goal of this study was to understand the barriers preventing drivers from driving without manipulating their devices, and what they perceived would motivate them to stop driving distracted.
  • Posted: Jun 12, 2023
    This issue focuses on juvenile impaired drivers including the scope of the problem, factors that influence juvenile decisions to drive impaired and possible strategies for interrupting the path to adult impaired driving.
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