Guiding Principle #9 of the Guiding Principles for DWI Courts discusses the importance of evaluating a DWI court program. This handbook is designed to provide DWI courts with the knowledge to understand what is needed to do a proper evaluation.
Working with the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, NHTSA assisted the State in conducting a roadside study to examine the prevalence of marijuana use before and after sales began. The study also examined drivers’ use of alcohol and other drugs.
NHTSA latest edition of its report that explores major highway safety strategies and countermeasure use, effectiveness, costs, and implementation time; and provides references to the most important research summaries in individual studies.
The evaluation consisted of 9 Minnesota DWI courts and their effectiveness following the 10 Guiding Principles for DWI Court to decrease DWI recidivism and produce cost savings.
An evaluation of three DWI courts in Georgia asked the ultimate question: Were DWI courts more effective in reducing recidivism? The conclusion was a clear: Yes, the DWI courts were more effective.
A strong evaluation of the DWI court program showing significant recidivism rate reductions for DWI court participants in comparison to non-participants.
Positive findings were reported in a three-county evaluation of DWI Courts in Michigan. The study found better outcomes for DWI court participants in comparison to non-DWI court participants.