Erin Holmes, Director of Traffic Safety at Responsibility.org, discusses this history why CARS was developed and gives an introductory look as how to use the assessment tool. Erin shares the 6 years research that went into validating the assessment tool to capture DUI and mental health individuals involved in the criminal Webinar: Computerized Assessment and Referral System (CARS): Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring DisordersRead more...
NHTSA Region 7 Judicial Outreach Liaison Hon. Chaney Taylor, Jr. writing is published in the Highway to Justice newsletter about judicial views of legalizing marijuana and its effects on traffic safety. Judge Taylor examines recent studies from Washington state and Colorado in making his evaluations of this emerging issue of Perspective From the Bench: The Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Traffic SafetyRead More
We hope everyone had a fantastic conference and a chance to recharge their batteries to keep doing amazing work to end impaired driving. We greatly enjoyed talking to everyone at the booth or at sessions. NCDC looks forward to future interactions and trainings to assist your DWI court save lives! NADCP Conference Is a Wrap!Read More
On June 22, 2017, Cliff Jacobs, Project Director, NCDC attended the retirement ceremony for his father Captain Brian Jacobs at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD. Captain Jacobs retired from 38 years of active duty service from the U.S. Navy. During the ceremony Cliff was presented with a certificate of NCDC Project Director Receives Certificate of Appreciation from the U.S. NavyRead More
The National Center for DWI Courts (NCDC) is excited for the release of the Computerized Assessment and Referral System (CARS) is finally available to the field. This free assessment tool targets not just DWI offenders, but offenders that have a nexus of mental health and criminal behavior. For the past CARS Assessment Tool AvailableRead More
The Judiciary of Guam announced it has launched the first DWI court in the territory. The program is implemented by a Bureau of Justice grant to and plans to serve up to 15 participants. Click Here to read the article at The Guam Daily Post “Closing the gap in time New DWI Court Aims to Treat Repeat OffendersRead More