D-F G-I J-L
M-O P-R S-U
Aggressive Driving Action Guide: A Criminal Justice Approach (posted
This Guide, for use by State and local officials, legislative bodies,
criminal justice practitioners, highway safety advocates and related
organizations and communities, provides strategies and recommendations
that address the problem of aggressive driving. This Guide is organized
into six topic areas: (I) Statutory Strategies, (II) Enforcement Strategies,
(III) Applied Technology, (IV) Charging Decisions, (V) Sentencing Strategies,
and (VI) Community Leadership.
Aggressive Driving Logos
version (Adobe PDF file)
version (Adobe PDF file)
Driving Prosecutors' Planner (posted 01-01)
The Aggressive Driving Prosecutors' Planner was developed to assist
prosecutors in addressing the issue of Aggressive Driving. The Planner
contains samples of a press release, an Op-Ed Article, a drop-in news
article and talking points
Driving Enforcement: Strategies for Implementing Best Practices - (posted 01-00)
This guide provides assistance to law enforcement leaders in
how to plan for an aggressive driving enforcement program and, secondly,
to look at a number of exemplary program that have been conducted around
the country. Suggestions can be adopted or modified to fit any size law
enforcement agency, with any number of officers and the resources that
Driving and the Law: A Symposium (posted 8-99)
A summary of proceeding from the January 1999 national symposium on aggressive
driving attendend by law enforcement, prosecutors and members of the judiciary
to solicit ideas for developing guidelines for charging and sentencing,
treatment of offenders and materials to increase awareness.
Drivers View Traffic Differently Capital Beltway Focus Groups Report Finds
This study examined views of drivers on Washington's Capital Beltway
from 1994 to 1997 in a series of focus groups. The report documents differences
between groups of aggressive and general drivers. (FAX requests for printed
copies of this document, DOT HS 808 705, to Office of Research & Traffic
Records, 202-366-7096. See Traffic
Tech Number 175, April 98 for a two page summary.)
Driver Programs (posted 03-01)
A resource for law enforcement agencies interested in developing an aggressive
driving program. It is a summary of successful strategies along with contact
Traffic Law Enforcement Model Law
This model statute for automated traffic law enforcement is designed to
reduced traffic crashes and improved adherence to traffic laws through
the use of photographic and electronic technology.
Motor Vehicles Traffic Enforcement Guide (posted
This guide will assist law enforcement agencies interested in developing
effective traffic enforcement programs focusing on serious moving violations
committed by drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs).
Related to Speed PDF
This glossary contains terms, tools and programs for speed management.
of the Aggression Suppression Program Milwaukee Wisconsin
This booklet contains the evaluation of the Aggressive Driving Demonstration
Project, which was awarded to the City of Milwaukee Police Department
in October 1998. This 18-month project included for gathering data to
establish baseline information, an active enforcement and awareness phase
and a process evaluation to document the results of Milwaukee s Aggression
for Developing a Municipal Speed Enforcement Program
This document provides step-by-step guidance to assist with the development
of traffic safety program support committees, the implementation of municipal
speed enforcement and other special traffic safety programs.
for Using Red Light Cameras (posted
for Using Red Light Cameras can
be used by State and local agency managers, transportation engineers,
and law enforcement officials to identify and properly address safety
problems resulting from red light running within their jurisdiction.
This guidance outlines proven and effective practices implemented in
the United States, and generally provides guidance that can be followed
to ensure that cost-effective solutions are implemented by State and
Speed-Measuring Devices Consumer
Products Lists NHTSA, in partnership with the International Association
of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Institute of standards and
Technology (NIST), have published performance specifications for speed-measuring
following Consumer Products Lists includes those devices that are in compliance
with those published specifications:
Survey of Speeding and Other Unsafe Driving Actions
NHTSA conducted a telephone survey to learn about the public's experiences
and beliefs about speeding, unsafe driving, including aggressive driving,
enforcement, and other sanctions to counter these dangerous driving behaviors.
A total of 6,000 interviews were completed in this nationally representative
survey of drivers 16 and older.
and Highway Safety Policy
The U.S. Department of Transportation's policy on highway speeds is to
provide guidance to State and local governments to set speed limits that
maximize the efficient and rapid transportation of people and goods while
eliminating the unnecessary risk of crashes due to unsafe speeds. This
policy promotes the concept that Federal, State, and local governments
should have balanced programs that use the most cost-effective strategies
for decreasing crash risks from speeding.
Speed Laws (posted
This Summary reports ONLY the status of State statutes (or regulations)
that are concerned with either speed limit or speed related violations.
Local laws are not reported.
Aggressive Driving/"Alto al Manejo Agresivo"
for Aggressive Driver Enforcement
A tool kit designed to make people aware of the growing problem of aggressive
driving and to reach as wide an audience as possible. All kit materials
are in English/Spanish format and include editorials, drop-in-articles,
and op-eds, radio PSAs, a brochure, mail-back cards and camera-ready cartoons
for newspapers, newsletters and magazines.
Aggressive drivers create an unsafe driving environment through their inconsiderate,
self-centered driving habits. Drivers often commit multiple violations,
including: driving over the posted speed limit, following too closely, erratic
or unsafe lane changes, improperly signaling lane changes, and failure to
obey traffic control devices. Because of these driving behaviors, hundreds
of deaths and thousands of injuries occur each year, and contribute to the
growing problems of hazardous traffic conditions and those criminal acts
related to aggressive driving.
for Implementing Best Practices for Aggressive Driving Enforcement
The purpose of this guide is to provide step-by-step assistance to law
enforcement personnel to develop an aggressive driving enforcement program.
-What to Do When You Encounter Aggressive Drivers
This flyer provides helpful tips on what to do when you see an aggressive
driver. (Download the Aggressive
Drivers Flyer in
Adobe Acrobat Reader format, 589k)