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NHTSA's Government Viewpoint What's Enormous At this point? furthermore, What's Coming? 60 th Yearly Missouri Movement and Security Gathering May 11-13, 2009 – Columbia, MO New Day This is the start of another day.
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NHTSA’s Federal Perspective What’s Big Now? furthermore, What’s Coming? 60 th Annual Missouri Traffic and Safety Conference May 11-13, 2009 – Columbia, MO

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New Day This is the start of another day. God has offered it to us to use as we will. We can squander it or utilization for good, yet what we do today is imperative in light of the fact that we are trading a day of our life for it. At the point when tomorrow comes, this day will be gone everlastingly leaving in its place something we have exchanged for it. We need it to be an addition and not misfortune. We need it to be for good and not fiendish. We need it to be achievement not disappointment.

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What’s BIG Now? Roadway Safety Good NEWS 1.28 casualty demise rate the most minimal casualty rate on record down from 1.37 (in 2007) 37,313 individuals passed on in engine vehicle car accidents the least in five decades 9.1% lower than a year ago

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What’s BIG Now? Interstate Safety Good NEWS Fatalities fell the country over 14% in New England 10% in Eastern Seaboard States 7% in Region 7 3.0% diminishing in Missouri

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What’s BIG Now? Thruway Safety Good NEWS Safety Belt Use Rate increments broadly 83% national safety belt utilization rate - most astounding ever 79.8 % Regional safety belt utilization rate normal 76% safety belt utilization rate in Missouri

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What’s BIG Now? Expressway Safety Good NEWS Alcohol-Impaired Driving (2007) 12,998 fatalities including a driver with a BAC of .08 or higher - a 4% diminish .43 liquor impeded driving casualty rate per 100 million VMT – a decline from .45

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What are the “Big Problems” Now? Impeded Driving 32% of aggregate engine vehicle movement fatalities included liquor weakened drivers 21-24 year olds - most elevated rate of drivers who had BAC levels of .08 or higher 55% of drivers included in a lethal accident who had been drinking had a BAC of .15 or more noteworthy

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What are the “Big Problems” Now? Restriction Use Only 27 states and DC have PBL laws half of traveler vehicle fatalities unreasonable 61% of 16-20 year olds traveler vehicle fatalities excessive 60% of 21-24 year old traveler vehicle fatalities over the top

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What are the “Big Problems” Now? Cruiser Fatalities (2007) 5,100 individuals kicked the bucket in bike crashes Fatalities have expanded 10 years in succession 125% expansion

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What are the “Big Problems” Now? Different Problems Speeding Aggressive Driving Young or Novice Drivers Distracted Driving Drowsy Drivers Older Driver

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What’s Coming Contributing to Problems Population Growth Will develop to more than 323 million Aging of U.S. Populace Ages 65+ 34 million to 53 million Large Number of Younger Drivers 36 million 16-24 year olds to 43 Congestion More vehicles, more stretch, more forceful driving

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What ‘s Coming? Countermeasures That Work Programs to lock in high hazard driver populaces – CIOT for the difficult to persuade - all day, every day High Visibility Enforcement Impaired Driving - more engaged Ignition Interlock laws and projects for first time and rehash guilty parties

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What ‘s Coming? Countermeasures That Work Increased utilization of FMVSS agreeable head protectors Enhanced enrollment of cruisers and authorizing of drivers

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New Enforcement Initiative DDACTS - NHTSA & DOJ Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety Integrates area based wrongdoing and activity information to build up powerful and proficient techniques for sending law implementation and different assets. Utilizations geomapping to distinguish territories that have high occurrences of wrongdoing and accidents. Utilizations movement requirement methods that assume a double part in battling wrongdoing and lessening crashes and criminal traffic offenses.

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DATA DRIVEN APPROCACHES TO CRIME AND TRAFFIC SAFETY Draws on the obstacle of profoundly noticeable activity requirement and the learning that wrongdoing frequently includes the utilization of engine vehicles. Objective of DDACTS is to decrease the occurrence of wrongdoing, crashes, and petty criminal offenses the nation over.

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What’s Coming? Wise Technology System Advanced Airbag Systems Electronic Stability Control Seat Belt Reminder Systems Heads Up Displays Transdermal Detector Systems Ocular Measures Collision Avoidance Systems

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What’s Coming Thank you for your bac

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