News & Updates

Driven to Protect at Potomac Nationals Game

Driven To Protect

Published: August 25, 2019

On August 23, 2019, Driven to Protect attended the Potomac Nationals baseball game in Woodbridge, Virginia.

Statement by Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) Research Program on Maryland’s Launch of Driven to Protect Initiative

DADSS Research Program

Published: August 20, 2019

On August 15, Maryland launched a new partnership between the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (“MDOT MVA”) and the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety Research Program (“DADSS Research Program”), becoming the second state to join the Driven to Protect Initiative. Through Driven to Protect, Maryland is partnering with DADSS to help test life-saving, vehicle-integrated alcohol detection sensor technology on Maryland roads. Robert Strassburger, President & CEO of the Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety (“ACTS”), responded to the news on behalf of the DADSS Research Program.

Maryland Joins Driven to Protect Partnership

Driven To Protect

Published: August 15, 2019

Driven to Protect is a public-private partnership between the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) Program and individual state governments that is helping with on-road testing of advanced technology to eliminate drunk driving and save lives. The vehicle-integrated alcohol detection technology will determine when a driver is impaired with a blood alcohol concentration at or above 0.08% and prevent the car from moving. The breakthrough technology will be fast, accurate, reliable, and affordable.

Driven to Protect at 2019 Salem Fair

Driven To Protect

Published: August 02, 2019

In July 2019, the Driven to Protect team attended the Salem Fair in Salem, Virginia—the largest fair in the Commonwealth. Attendees included residents from all over Virginia, particularly the southwestern region.

YOVASO Summer Leadership Retreat

Driven To Protect

Published: June 19, 2019

On June 19th, Driven to Protect participated in the 2019 Youth of Virginia Speak Out (YOVASO) Summer Leadership Retreat at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.