Summary Report Aggressive Driving and the Law May 1999

Executive Summary

Introduction

DAY 1

DAY 2

Appendix I

Appendix II

 

Symposium Agenda

Thursday, January 21, 1999

4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Registration
Room: Ballroom Foyer

Friday, January 22, 1999

8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Registration
Room: Ballroom Foyer

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Moderators' Meeting
Room: Montreal

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Room: Ballroom Foyer

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Opening Charge
Room: Salon A

Rodney Slater, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation

Remarks by:
Ricardo Martinez, M.D., Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Kenneth Wykle, Administrator, Federal Highway Administration
Philip Recht, J.D., Deputy Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Technical Presentations
Room: Salon A

Moderator:
Philip Recht, J.D., Deputy Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Survey Results
Richard Compton, Science Advisor, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Research Report on Focus Groups
John Lacey, Principal Scientist, Mid-America Research

Overview and Background on Aggressive Driving
Janet Goehring, Senior Policy Specialist, National Conference of State Legislatures

Enforcement Strategies for Aggressive Driving
Chuck Peltier, Division Chief, Traffic Law Enforcement, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Working Lunch
(Participants seated by working group)
Room: Salon C

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion: "Issues, Research and Approaches of National Organizations"
Room: Salon A

Moderator:
Judge Karl Grube, Pinellas County Court, Florida

Panelists:
Michele Fields, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
David Willis, AAA Foundation, Inc.
Trish Roberts, National Association of Governors' Highway Safety Representatives
Lisa Shiekh, Citizens Against Speeding and Aggressive Driving

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Break
Room: Ballroom Foyer

3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

Statutory Approaches A, Room: Salon B
Statutory Approaches B, Room: Suite 1509
Applied Technology A, Room: Washington
Applied Technology B, Room: Potomac
Charging Decisions A, Room: Salon A
Charging Decisions B, Room: Vintage
Enforcement Strategies A, Room: Paris
Enforcement Strategies B, Room: New York
Sentencing Strategies A, Room: London
Sentencing Strategies B, Room: Boardroom
Community Leadership A, Room: Montreal
Community Leadership B, Room: Tokyo

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Reception
Room: Salon A

Saturday, January 23, 1999

7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Registration
Room: Ballroom Foyer

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Room: Ballroom Foyer

8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Breakout Sessions
(Subgroups from day one merge)

Statutory Approaches, Room: Salon B
Applied Technology, Room: Washington
Charging Decisions, Room: Salon A
Enforcement Strategies, Room: Paris
Sentencing Strategies, Room: London
Community Leadership, Room: Montreal

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Professional Caucuses

Defense Attorneys, Room: Montreal
Judges, Room: London
Law Enforcement, Room: Salon A
Prosecutors, Room: Salon B
DOT Staff, Room: Washington

Moderators' Meeting
Room: Paris

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch with Speaker
Room: Salon C

Michael Benjamin, Executive Director, Institute for Mental Health Initiatives

1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Presentation of Findings and Recommendations
Room: Salon A
By Breakout Session Moderators

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Room: Salon A

Philip Recht, J.D., Deputy Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration