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Alaska is beating drunk driving

...Legislature to reduce Alaska's legal drunk-driving limit to its current level and later worked as director of the state highway safety office."What the studies indicate is that it's both education and enforcement," she said. "It's strategic...
Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices."We don't know enough about the scope of marijuana-impaired driving to call it a big or small problem...
Seat belts are working, state says

...same point last year. "Part of the (life) savings we're seeing can be attributed to safer cars," the state Highway Safety Office administrator said. Alaska leads the country in percentage drop in highway fatalities so far this year, he...
Learning on the way to school

...Copies of the collected comments will be provided to schools, parent groups, city and police officials and the state highway safety office to review and possibly take action. Harborview Elementary School will not participate on Oct. 25. Instead...
Curb the car dashboard technology, government asks

...distractions, said Barbara Harsha, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices.But "the safest thing is for drivers not to use these systems at all - both hands on the wheel and the mind...
Fatal Alaska road crashes prompt town hall meeting

...drifting off of their lane." Implementing a highway safety corridor - which means imposing double fines - in May 2006 reduced fatal and major injury crashes by 77 percent the following year, according to the state Highway Safety Office.


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