News & Updates

Driven to Protect at NASCAR Martinsville Race

Driven to Protect Initiative

Published: April 11, 2018

On March 22 – 26, the DADSS team attended the NASCAR STP 500 Race at the Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia.

DADSS at Washington Auto Show

DADSS Research Program

Published: March 06, 2018

The year has been off to a busy start as the DADSS team exhibited at the Washington Auto Show. The show took place January 24th – February 4th at the Washington Convention Center, and featured our new Learning Experience Exhibit, which is the culmination of a year of hard work.

Revolutionary technology could soon stop all drunk drivers


Published: February 23, 2018

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) – New technology in cars could stop anyone who is over the legal limit, from getting behind the wheel and driving drunk.

WTOP: Program explores tech to keep drunken drivers off the road


Published: January 28, 2018

The Washington Auto Show showcased a lot of technology meant to keep you safer behind the wheel, including one program experimenting with tech to keep drunken drivers off the road.

Statement by Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) Research Program on NASEM Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities Report

DADSS Research Program

Published: January 17, 2018

Today, Robert Strassburger, President & CEO of ACTS, issued the following statement on behalf of the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) Research Program in response to a new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine titled Getting to Zero Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities: A Comprehensive Approach to a Persistent Problem. This report, which was released today, identified promising strategies to reduce deaths caused by alcohol-impaired driving in the United States.