News & Updates

DADSS Representatives Participate in the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) Annual Meeting

DADSS Research Program

Published: August 26, 2016

From August 27 through 31, representatives of the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) Research Program are pleased to participate in the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) in Seattle: “Crossroads: The Intersection of Technology and Driver Behavior.”

Special Report: Curbing Drunk Driving


Published: July 07, 2016

A recent KSNT News special report profiles the DADSS program, focusing on the technology’s life saving potential. KSNT News’ Brooke Lennington found out how the new technology could soon eliminate drunk driving for good.

Putting More Muscle Into Car Safety

Consumer Reports

Published: February 23, 2016

Consumer Reports recently named alcohol-detection systems, currently being researched in the DADSS Program, as one of its six priorities for car safety.

“Using technology to keep a drunk driver from taking the wheel is a smart next step for road safety.” Click here to read the full list, which also appears in April 2016 issue of Consumer Reports magazine.

Double shot

Vision Zero International

Published: January 04, 2016

In its January 2016 issue, Vision Zero International features the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) Program. Click here for the full story:

Our view: Make highway fatalities a victim of technology

Santa Fe New Mexican

Published: December 03, 2015

No matter how hard New Mexicans battle, the scourge of drunken driving resists defeat.

The Legislature passes get-tough laws. Marketing campaigns highlight the dangers of driving after taking a drink. Jail sentences are enhanced and awareness is raised, and, still, people are killed by other drivers who don’t mind getting behind the wheel drunk.