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CARS v1.04 Released!

By Shane Wolf / October 31, 2017

The Cars Training Center released CARS v1.04 today! This update will automatically backup your data from the previous version and also fixed some bugs. Go to to learn more and download the free screening tool.

CARS Assessment Tool Available

By Shane Wolf / June 20, 2017

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 six years, the Division on Addiction has…

ABA Highway To Justice Targets Community Safety

By Shane Wolf / April 24, 2017

The American Bar Association with the support from NHTSA released their Spring 2017 edition of the Highway To Justice newsletter that focuses on educating judges on Drug Recognition Experts (DRE) evidence and DWI courts.  NCDC Director James Eberspacher stresses the importance of expanding DWI courts because they treat the whole person and save tax payers $3.19…

New Report: Alcohol Impaired Driving Deaths Rose in 2015

By Shane Wolf / January 11, 2017

A new report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows impaired driving remains one of the single most serious threats to public safety, and underscores the need for more DWI courts. From 2014 to 2015, fatalities involving alcohol-impaired driving crashes increased 3.2% from 9,943 to 10,265. This amounts to 1 alcohol-impaired driving fatality…

NHTSA: Driver’s Use of Marijuana in Washington State

By Shane Wolf / August 25, 2016

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. Click here to read the study published by NHTSA