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Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

...driving.A roadside survey by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 2007 found 8.6 percent of drivers...following highway crashes."Online:National Highway Traffic Safety Administration marijuana fact sheet: http://www...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/will-traffic-deaths-rise-states-legaliz
State
5 things to know about marijuana and its effects on driving

...appeared to be a one-time increase possibly associated with differences in testing.WHAT NEXT?The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is conducting research to get a better idea of how pot affects driving. NHTSA and Washington state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/5-things-know-about-marijuana-and-its-e
State
Study: Seat belt use lower among tribal members

...observations during the study. The University of North Carolina completed the data analysis. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requires the State of Alaska to complete seat belt use surveys by observation annually. The Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-01/study-seat-belt-use-lower-among-tribal-
State
Bartlett Board full again

...Development programs and injury prevention.Johnson has also served on committees for the CDC, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Health Resources and Services Administration.In his application, Johnson, currently a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-08/bartlett-board-full-again
Local
Sign up and put on the B.R.A.K.E.S.

...outside the teen's vehicle. (National Automotive Sampling System, General Estimates System, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration).The Taylor White Foundation for Advancing Our Community was founded in 2009. It was established...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-03-27/sign-and-put-brakes
Letters
DOT&PF recognizes motorcycle and motor scooter awareness month

...never ride while impaired or distracted, and always wear protective gear." Research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicates that a motorcyclist is more vulnerable than a passenger vehicle occupant in the event of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-03/dotpf-recognizes-motorcycle-and-moto
Outdoors
Alaska editorial: Fatal behavior: Alaskans must shun alcohol while driving

...their cars, as well as their four-wheelers and boats.The traffic statistics from the most recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report show just how risky it is to drive while impaired above the legal limit.Alaskans drive a...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-06/alaska-editorial-fatal-behavior-alask
Opinion
My turn: Public needs to be aware of problems

...nation lost their lives to drunk driving in 2004. That's over half the population of this town. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated that alcohol was a factor in 39 percent of Alaska's fatal crashes and in 7 percent of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052406/opi_20060524002.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Digest

...Niesje Steinkruger. Therapeutic court proponents last year received a $500,000 grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to start a program in Fairbanks that targets repeat drunken drivers.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080505/sta_20050805026.shtml
News
Outside editorial: Troubling traffic numbers

...fatalities; 27 others had decreases, while two showed no change. But the DOT report, compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, has a few deficiencies. The report fails to present fatalities as a percentage of a state's population...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081704/opi_traffic.shtml
Opinion

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