Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
MADD is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving. Ending drunk driving, fighting drugged driving, supporting victims, and preventing underage drinking until there are #NoMoreVictims.Learn More
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), under the U.S. Department of Transportation, was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970, as the successor to the National Highway Safety Bureau, to carry out safety programs under the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 and the Highway Safety Act of 1966.
NYS Office of Probation and Correctional Services
OPCA is committed to improving practices that promote public safety, ensure offender accountability, provide restitution to victims and reduce recidivism. OPCA provides the tools necessary to enable local jurisdictions to make the best use of their staff and programs.
NYS Liquor Authority
The State Liquor Authority is part of the executive department of New York State with a Board consisting of
three Commissioners, appointed to three-year terms, one of whom is the Chairman. The Chairman serves as the day-to-day administrator and has a salary set by statute; the other two Commissioners are compensated on a part-time basis.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
The mission of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is to generate and disseminate fundamental knowledge about the effects of alcohol on health and well-being, and apply that knowledge to improve diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of alcohol-related problems, including alcohol use disorder (AUD), across the lifespan.
Ignition Interlock – STOP-DWI
An Ignition Interlock Device (IID) is a breath-alcohol measurement device installed into a vehicle to prevent a person from starting the engine, or in certain cases, to continue to operate a motor vehicle after having consumed alcohol. The driver must blow into the device before the vehicle will start.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is the lead federal agency supporting scientific research on drug use and addiction. The NIDA’s mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.
The Impaired Driver Program – STOP-DWI
New York State’s Impaired Driver Program (IDP) (previously known as Drinking Driving Program (DDP)) or an approved out-of-state program. Participation in the Impaired Driver Program (IDP) will not prevent, reduce, or delay fines, fees, or penalties imposed under the driver responsibility assessment program.
ITSMR – Institute for Traffic Safety Management & Research
The Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research (ITSMR) is a not-for-profit, university-based research center dedicated to improving highway safety. The Institute offers a variety of services to local, state and national agencies and organizations seeking to reduce motor vehicle crashes, fatalities and injuries. ITSMR is affiliated with the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy.
Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC)
In 1966, an act of Congress created the National Highway Safety Program. It provides that “each State shall have a highway safety program…designed to reduce traffic accidents and deaths, injuries and property damage resulting there from.” A chain of responsibility for implementing highway safety programs was established.In New York, the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) coordinates statewide traffic safety activities. The Committee promotes and supports the state’s highway safety program to provide for the safe transportation of people and goods on New York’s roadways. The staff of the GTSC manage the state highway safety program by reviewing and monitoring grant programs, coordinating special programs such as the Child Passenger Safety or the Drug Recognition Effort officer programs, and by providing guidance and oversight to state and local agencies.