Traffic Safety Trends – State Legislative Action 2017


Gain insights about your own state in this comprehensive report.  Read the details of recent safety trends related to distracted, drunk and drugged driving, along with federal and state legislation to address the causes of accidents and fatalities.

Notable legislative trends included:

Drugged driving: In 2017, 5 states enacted legislation to address drug-impaired driving, 3 focused on marijuana impaired driving.
School bus safety:  In 2017, 30 states considered seat belt safety legislation (up considerably from prior years).
Pedestrian and bicyclist safety: 2017 was an active year for new laws regarding safe bicycle passing, the creation and expansion of trails and bicyclist safety task forces, pedestrian safety, vulnerable users and school safety.

This is a highly recommended read!