Workshops/Handouts

Below is the list of 2018 workshops by track. To view workshop descriptions, click on the link for that track.

ADULT OCCUPANT PROTECTION/VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

  • Advancing Seat Belt Safety Culture
  • Strategies for a Successful Occupant Protection Program
  • Recent Findings Regarding Nighttime Seat Belt Enforcement Strategies
  • Addressing Occupant Protection Problems in Rural Areas & Finding Solutions!
  • Automated Vehicle Technologies – The Here & Now
  • Belts, Speeding & Distraction – How Can Vehicle Technologies Help?
  • Driver Distraction – It Can Happen Inside Patrol Vehicles, too
AGING DRIVERS

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

  • Real World Solutions Addressing Older Drivers: Best Practices & Beyond
  • Working Together to Understand Conditions That Affect Aging Drivers
  • Transportation, Aging & At-risk Drivers: Using Collaboration to Improve Safety & Mobility
  • Older Drivers: Do We Have All the Pieces?

 

COMMUNICATIONS

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

  • Beyond “Just Say No:” Crafting Drugged Driving Campaigns
  • The Nuts & Bolts of Building Powerful Partnerships
  • Virtual Community Policing: Law Enforcement & Social Media
  • Innovative Campaigns that Prompt Action
  • Messaging in a New Era
  • Communicating Effectively with Diverse Communities
CRIMINAL JUSTICE/LAW ENFORCEMENT

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

  • After the Conviction: Using Evidence-based Practices to Reduce Recidivism of High Risk Drunk Drivers
  • Anticipating & Combating Defenses Related to Marijuana Impairment
  • Tactics in Traffic: Making Smarter, Safer, More Successful Traffic Stops
  • Crashes, Social Harm & the Data Driven Approaches to Crime & Traffic Safety Model
  • DUI Silver Bullets
  • Operation Southern Shield: Multi-state, Agency & Jurisdictional Effort to Combating Rising Fatalities
  • Road Wise: Training for the Zero Injury Culture
  • Overview of the Law Enforcement Partnership Forums
  • Clearing the Haze! Drug Indicators, Impairment & Concealment with the Drug-impaired
  • Concentrates, Waxes, Oils & Trends
  • Below 100
DISTRACTED DRIVING

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

  • The Biology Behind Our Urge to Text, Talk & Snap Behind the Wheel
  • Survey Says: Examining & Implementing Evidence-Based Strategies to Reduce Distracted Driving
  • Distractive Driving Survey Findings: Attitudes, Behaviors & Trends – The Relevance to Legislative Efforts & More
  • Cops & Distraction: Cutting Edge Enforcement Efforts
  • We’re All in This Together: Mobilizing Your Community to Combat Distracted Driving
  • Teens Got Talent: Youth Advocates for Distracted Driving Prevention
  • Pay Attention! The Latest Research on Limiting In-vehicle Distractions & How to Leverage It
  • Make it Work: A Look at Promising Employer Programs to Reduce Distracted Driving On & Off the Clock
EVOLVING SAFETY PRIORITIES & SOLUTIONS

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

  • Achieving Zero: A Plan for Success
  • EMS: Setting the Scene for Saving Lives
  • Autonomous Vehicles: Where Are the Blind Spots?
  • Fast & Furious Won’t Get Us to Zero: Solutions for Combatting Speed
  • Asleep at the Wheel – Understanding & Preventing Drowsy Driving
  • .05% BAC: Adopting a Global Solution to a Persistent Problem
  • A Global Public Health Perspective on Traffic Safety: Will the U.S. Meet the 2030 Goal?
  • Autonomous Trucks: Moving into the Future While Ensuring Safety
  • Wrong-way Driving: Why Does It Even Happen & What Can We Do About It?
  • A Happy Hour: Discovering New Traffic Safety Research
  • Not in Traffic Crashes – Is the Data Telling the Correct Story?
IMPAIRED DRIVING

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

  • Impaired Driving Enforcement Saves Lives: Be Your Department’s Leader
  • How to Meet the Challenge when Marijuana is Legalized
  • Bring a Rideshare Program to a Suburban or Rural Area Near You
  • Best Practice E-Warrant Systems for DUI & DUID Enforcement
  • New Research on Alcohol Ignition Interlock & Using Naturalistic Driving Data to Study Impaired Driving
  • Victim Impact Panel
  • New Approaches to Address Repeat DUIs
  • Impaired Driving: Come Hear the Results
  • New Training & Technical Assistance to Support Your State Ignition Interlock Program
  • Using State Task Forces to Strengthen Impaired Driving Systems
  • Recreating the Unknown: Major Impaired Driving Crash Investigation & Reconstruction

 

 

MOTORCYCLE SAFETY

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

  • Comprehensive Motorcycle Safety Programs – How Does Your State’s Program Stack Up?
  • Using Media to Achieve Your Motorcycle Safety Goals
  • New Motorcycle Research that Can Increase Safety
  • Deliver Messages that Get Results by Understanding Misconceptions about Motorcyclists & Motorcycle Safety
OCCUPANT PROTECTION FOR CHILDREN

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

  • CPS & Vehicle Manufacturers Latest Technology: Round 1
  • CPS & Vehicle Manufacturers Latest Technology: Round 2
  • School Bus Transportation: Times Are Changing
  • Forgetting Children in Cars: Why Does It Happen & How Can we Help Prevent It?
  • Tethers: Free, Available and Unused
  • No PhD Needed to Evaluate Your Program! Evaluation Doesn’t Have to Hurt!
  • Leveraging Uncommon Partnerships to Expand & Promote CPS Programming
  • Vacation Travel Risks & What Parents need to Know
  • Good, Better, Best: Car Seat Instructions, Laws, Best Practices
  • New Technology? Yes, Please!
  • Making Connections: Building Bridges into New Communities
PEDESTRIAN/BICYCLE SAFETY

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

  • Safe & Walkable San Antonio
  • Vision Zero: How Cities are Moving from Vision to Action
  • Building Public & Political Support That Will Save Lives of Bicyclists & Pedestrians
  • Cops in the Crosswalk
  • Distracted Walking: How Do We Bring Attention to a Contentious Issue?
  • Technology – Does It Help Prevent or Cause Bike & Pedestrian Injuries?
  • Making Data Work: Solving Community Bike & Pedestrian Safety Problems
  • Protecting Children on Their Way to School: Safe & Healthy Mobility
TEEN TRAFFIC SAFETY

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

  • Distracted Driving Among Teens, Latest Data & Solutions
  • Are They Really Ready for a Driver License?
  • The Power of Parental Involvement: Evaluated Community Implementation
  • Teen Risk Factors: Sleepy, Speeding & Not Using Seat Belts
  • County Road, Take Me Home: How to Address Rural Driving Risks for Teens
  • Brag, Borrow & Steal: Community Partnerships Addressing Teen Traffic Safety
  • The Latest Buzz on Teen Impaired Driving Trends & Programs
  • Protecting Young Drivers: The Latest Developments in Legislation & Where We Go From Here