TRB Webinar: Emerging Technology, Tools, and Practices to Address Impaired Driving

This webinar was posted on 01/31/2024

February 29, 2024 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 0.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

New technology, tools, and practices are being used to help address issues around impaired driving. TRB hosted a webinar on Thursday, February 29, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Eastern that shared new tools and practices to address the continued threat. Presenters discussed current issues related to driving under the influence (DUI) adjudication and impairment detection and how these processes can be improved. Presenters also identified new and emerging ideas to address impaired driving on our roadways.
This is the third webinar in a series on how the impaired driving paradigm is changing. The first webinar was Safe System Approach to Substance Abuse. The second webinar was Societal Perceptions of Impaired Driving and Strategies for Law Enforcement.
This webinar was sponsored by TRB’s Standing Technical Committee for Impairment in Transportation.
The slides are available. Please contact for a link to the recording. There may be a $90 fee.
Webinar agenda and presenters

  • Introduction – Tara Casanova Powell, Association of Transportation Safety Information Professionals
  • Technology and impairment detection – Ken Fichtler, Gaize
  • Judicial challenges and strategies regarding DUI adjudication – Jackie McMahon, Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice
  • Question and answer session moderated by Max Roberts, Washington Traffic Safety Commission

The first 60 minutes of the webinar were for presentations and the final 30 minutes were reserved for audience questions.
Learning Objectives
At the end of this webinar, participants can:

  • Identify current issues in DUI adjudication and understand how new practices can improve the process
  • Recognize how new technologies are used to detect driver impairment

Professional Development Hours
This webinar was delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.
Professional Development Hours (PDHs) earned on completion of this program were reported to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Certificates of Completion are issued to all participants via the online system. Complaints about registered providers may be addressed to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl., Washington, DC, 20005.