AAA - Texas & New Mexico
Since its founding in 1902, AAA has been an advocate for the safety and security of all road users. AAA educates and advocates on traffic safety issues such as impaired, distracted and drowsy driving, child passenger, pedestrian and bicyclist safety, as well as issues affecting teen and senior drivers.
Contact Person: Kara Thorp Contact email: [email protected]
ADAPT / FRIDAY
The Texas Municipal Police Association (TMPA), the “Voice of Texas Law Enforcement” representing the rights and interests of Texas Peace Officers across the state, offers the Texas Department of Transportation grant funded FRIDAY (Focus on Reducing Impaired Driving Among Youth) and ADAPT (Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Training) programs free for both law enforcement and civilian audiences.
Contact Person: Mark Busbee Contact email: [email protected]
Austin Police Department
The Austin police department with its mission of keeping Austin’s families and community safe receives the STEP Comprehensive grant. STEP's purpose is to provide enhanced sustained enforcement covering multiple offenses, focusing on two or more of the following: Speed, DWI, Intersection Traffic Control (ITC), Occupant Protection (OP) or Distracted Driving (DD) violations.
Contact Person: Mike Jennings Contact email: [email protected]
Baylor Scott & White Health - RED Program
The Baylor Scott & White Health receives the Texas Reality Education for Drivers (RED) grant, which is a traffic safety and injury prevention program targeting young drivers and their families offered in hospitals and other community settings.
Contact Person: Dan Worley Contact email: [email protected]
Cedar Hill Police Department
The Cedar Hill Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality service possible to make the Cedar Hill community a better, safer place to live.
Contact Person: Chad Cooley Contact email: [email protected]
Center for Drugs and Alcohol Education Studies (CADES)
The Center for Alcohol and Drug Education Studies (CADES) was established in 1997 by the Texas A&M University Board of Regents with the purpose of addressing state issues involving alcohol and other drugs. The mission of CADES is to improve the reduction of crash-related injuries and fatalities among transportation system users.
Contact Person: Troy Walden Contact email: [email protected]
Contact Person: Paige Ericson-Graber Contact email: [email protected]
College Station Police Department
The College Station Police Department aims to reduce crime and the fear of crime as well as to improve overall quality of life in the community while building and maintaining effective partnerships.
Contact Person: Kevin Harris Contact email: [email protected]
DPS Troopers Foundation
Texas DPS Troopers Foundation currently offers the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Re-certification Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Course, this is grant funded by the Texas Department of Transportation Office of Highway Safety. This grant-funded course is mandated for recertification, blood search warrants in Texas, case law updates and in-car & officer body-worn camera systems updates.
Contact Person: Mark Vincent Contact email: [email protected]
Education Service Center - Region 6
The mission of Region 6 ESC is to empower the educational community to achieve excellence. The organization provides a service called the Alcohol Drug And Safety Training Education Program "AD-A-STEP" for Life. The program is up to a 3-hour Alcohol Drug & Safety Education course for adults identified as under educated by federal guidelines & 21st Century, K-12 students & their parents in after-school programs.
Contact Person: Amy Moser Contact email: [email protected]
Guerra Deberry Coody and Company (GDC)
The GDC Marketing and Ideation solves business challenges brought by clients through research, marketing, advertising and public relations. The company is part of TxDOT’s Be Safe. Drive Smart. Driver safety campaign.
Contact Person: David Ocamb Contact email: [email protected]
Law Enforcement Advanced DWI Reporting System (LEADRS)
LEADRS stands for Law Enforcement Advanced DWI Reporting System. It is an internet based DWI reporting system with no software to load and is completely FREE for agencies to use.
Contact Person: Brian Grubbs Contact email: [email protected]
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
Mothers Against Drunk Driving has as the mission to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking. The non-profit provides various Take The Wheel Initiative programs across the state. The purpose of the Take The Wheel Initiative programs is to increase awareness to reduce alcohol-related fatalities in Texas in collaboration with Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice System, and community citizens.
Contact Person: David Dorman Contact email: [email protected]
Contact Person: Jaime Gutierrez Contact email: [email protected]
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
The Montgomery County District Attorney's Office has as the mission to provide effective and efficient prosecution of felony and misdemeanor offenses committed in Montgomery County. The County offers services such as the MCDAO No-Refusal Program, which provides prosecutors, nurses, support staff, and equipment in either a central or mobile location to draft search warrants and obtain blood samples from DWI suspects who refuse a scientific test.
Contact Person: Andrew James Contact email: [email protected]
National Safety Council Our Driving Concern: Texas Employer Transportation Safety Program & Drug Impairment Training for Texas Employers (DITTE)
The National Safety Council works with Texas employers to promote safe driving practices among their employees, both on and off the job. The goal is to proactively combat the costly toll of crashes by helping employers understand risky driving behaviors and liability exposure. Our Driving Concern provides resources on distracted driving, aggressive driving, passenger restraint, impaired driving and other traffic safety topics. Our Driving Concern offers FREE tools and resources to managers, HR professionals and safety instructors to help you build a company-wide traffic safety program. The primary goal of Drug Impairment Training for Texas Employers (DITTE) is to provide education on driving impairment and reduce the number of incidents involving your employees. The end result is safer Texas roadways.
Contact Person: Lisa Robinson Contact email: [email protected]
SafeWay Driving Systems
SafeWay Driving Systems continues to revolutionize the driver training industry through their proven, proprietary SafeWay Driving System. SafeWay Driving offers an engaging, disciplined online driving course integrated with professional in-car training.
Contact Person: Nina Saint Contact email: [email protected]
Sam Houston State University Impaired Driving Initiatives--DECP, ARIDE and DITEP and Individual Nystagmus Simulated Training Experience (INSITE) Programs
The mission of the Impaired Driving Initiatives at Sam Houston State University is to save lives, prevent traffic injuries, and reduce traffic-related health care and other economic costs by promoting and administering the Drug Evaluation and Classification Program (DEC/DRE), the Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) course, and the Drug Impairment Training for Educational Professionals (DITEP) course, The DRE, ARIDE, and DITEP courses use national curriculums. The University of Texas at Dallas Center for Modeling and Simulation/Virtual Humans and Synthetic Societies lab (The Center) in collaboration with Sam Houston State University will integrate the Individual Nystagmus Simulated Training Experience (INSITE) as a training tool for use in ARIDE courses and provide INSITE logistical and technical support for the ARIDE program. INSITE will be used to complement the Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) refresher training as part of the ARIDE course, with a focus on enhancing trainee technique performance, accuracy of assessment and confidence with the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) test.
Contact Person: Cecil Marquart Contact email: [email protected]
Smart Start, Inc.
Smart Start Inc. leads the way in the alcohol monitoring industry as a manufacturer of advanced technology and custom-designed software with over one million Ignition Interlock clients. Built on convenience, Smart Start’s SSI-20/30 ™ Ignition Interlock and S.M.A.R.T. Mobile™ portable alcohol monitoring device provide the greatest benefit at the lowest cost to both users and monitoring authorities. Our dependable, user-friendly technology is supported by a 24/7/365 Customer Care Center. With an international footprint of nearly 2,000 service locations across the U.S. and in 18 countries, Smart Start is Setting The Standard In Alcohol Monitoring Technology®.
Contact Person: Dottie McDonald Contact email: [email protected]
Contact Person: Debra Coffey Contact email: [email protected]
Texans Standing Tall
The Texas Standing Tall organization has the mission to create healthier and safer communities with the vision to make alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs irrelevant in the lives of youth. The organization offers programs such as the Enhanced Visibility Enforcement Campaign to Reduce Underage Social Access to Alcohol and DUI and, which uses controlled party dispersal and media advocacy, the Zero Alcohol for Youth Campaign and Statewide Youth Leadership Council to Reduce Impaired Driving, which are youth-led programs to reduce impaired driving. In addition to offering the Screening and Brief Intervention for Risky Alcohol Use and Related Behavior among College Students program, which provides screening and brief intervention instruments for screening high-risk college students to identify risky alcohol use and related behavior, such as DUI/DWI, and motivate them to stop.
Contact Person: Nicole Holt Contact email: [email protected]
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service mission is to provide quality, relevant outreach and continuing educational programs and services to the people of Texas. They offer programs such as the Watch UR BAC Alcohol and other Drug Awareness Program, which administers education and awareness programs on the dangers of impaired driving to reduce alcohol and other drug-related crashes and fatalities. In addition to the Reality Education for Drivers (RED), which is a program aimed at teens to reduce traffic injuries and deaths. This work is accomplished through the Brazos Valley Injury Prevention Coalition (BVIPC).
Contact Person: Bobbi Brooks Contact email: [email protected]
Texas A&M Transportation Institute - Youth Transportation Safety Program
Texas A&M Transportation Institute – Youth Transportation Safety Program The Youth Transportation Safety Program at TTI seeks to save lives and reduce injuries among America’s youth by developing and delivering the nation’s most comprehensive suite of transportation safety programs and projects. YTS offers programs such as Peer-to-Peer Program to Deter Impaired Driving and Underage Drinking Amongst Youth in Texas, which deploys peer-to-peer traffic safety programming that addresses impaired driving and underage drinking at junior high/middle schools, high schools & colleges in Texas.
Contact Person: Lisa Minjares-Kyle Contact email: [email protected]
Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) is the state agency that regulates all phases of the alcoholic beverage industry in Texas. The duties of the commission include regulating sales, taxation, importation, manufacturing, transporting, and advertising of alcoholic beverages.
Contact Person: Ashleigh Jons Contact email: [email protected]
Texas Association of Counties
The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) was formed to improve and promote the value of county government on a statewide basis. TAC offers services such as the County Judges Impaired Driving Liaison Project.
Contact Person: Mary Cunningham Contact email: [email protected]ounty.org
Texas Association of Substance Abuse Programs
The Texas Association of Substance Abuse Programs has the mission to improve the scope, quality and availability of substance abuse prevention and treatment for Texans and to ensure provider perspectives are represented.
Contact Person: Cynthia Humphrey Contact email: [email protected]
Texas Center for the Judiciary
The Texas Center for the Judiciary is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to provide outstanding judicial education to Texas judges so that a qualified and knowledgeable judiciary and staff may administer justice with fairness, efficiency, and integrity. Offering programs such as the Texas Judicial Resource Liaison and Impaired Driving Judicial Education, which aims to improve the adjudication of DWI cases through education, technical assistance, and support materials for judges and DWI Court teams.
Contact Person: Holly Doran Contact email: [email protected]
Contact Person: Laura Weiser Contact email: [email protected]
Texas Department of Public Safety
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has its vision to protect the citizens of Texas in an ever-changing threat environment while always remaining faithful to the U.S. and State Constitution. DPS offers Evidential Breath and Blood Alcohol Testing through The Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory to provide for increased Forensic Scientist training to help bring DWI cases to legal conclusion. In addition to the Standardized Field Sobriety Testing/Blood Warrants/Mobile Video Updates grant, which provides Peace officer training course for Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Re-certification, Evidentiary Blood Search Warrants, and Mobile Video Updates.
Contact Person: Jay Tedder Contact email: [email protected]
Contact Person: Anna Mudd Contact email: [email protected]
Contact Person: Amy Calhoun Contact email: [email protected]
Texas Department of Transportation
The Texas Department of Transportation has its mission to deliver through collaboration and leadership, a safe, reliable, and integrated transportation system that enables the movement of people and goods. The agency distributes many grants to partner organizations. The department executes a statewide, comprehensive, yearlong alcohol and impaired driving media campaign that focuses on a seasonal media campaign during football season, Christmas/New Year Holiday, a statewide bilingual public awareness and education campaign, a College and Young Adult Impaired Driving campaign, and statewide media campaign during the national crackdown over the Labor Day holiday.
Contact Person: Terry Pence Contact email: [email protected]
Contact Person: Allison Rounsavall Contact email: [email protected]
Contact Person: Lisa Johnson Contact email: [email protected]
Contact Person: Marsha Scott Contact email: [email protected]
Texas District and County Attorneys Association
Texas District and County Attorneys Association (TDCAA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving Texas prosecutors and their staffs, as well as attorneys in government representation. TDCAA maintains a DWI Resource Prosecutor, which serves as a trainer and liaison and provides regional prosecutor/officer courses, publications, articles, case notes, technical assistance, and a website.
Contact Person: Clay Abbott Contact email: [email protected]
Texas Justice Court Training Center
The Texas Justice Court Training Center is an educational endeavor of the Justices of the Peace & Constables Association. The organization manages the Texas Justice Court Traffic Safety Initiative, which has the goal to reduce DWI offenses by providing judicial education and support to Texas justices of the peace and court personnel.
Contact Person: Randy Sarosdy Contact email: [email protected]
Texas Municipal Courts Education Center
The Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMEC) provides education on impaired driving issues to municipal courts and city governments while encouraging them to participate in public outreach on related issues.
Contact Person: Edward Minevitz Contact email: [email protected]
The Texas Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Training Program purpose is to improve the administration and consistency of DWI investigation and enforcement by providing FREE training to licensed Texas Peace Officers. The overall mission of this program is to decrease alcohol-related crashes, injuries, and deaths by promoting DWI deterrence and enforcement proficiency.
Contact Person: David McGarah Contact email: [email protected]
Travis County Attorney's Office
The mission of the of the Travis County Attorney’s Office is to provide effective, efficient and equitable justice, health and safety services to improve the quality of life for the people of Travis County. The Office offers the Comprehensive Underage Drinking Prevention Program, which provides a comprehensive underage drinking prevention program through education efforts and peer-to-peer interaction to reduce underage drinking and driving and underage alcohol consumption.
Contact Person: Gloria Souhami Contact email: [email protected]
USDOT- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA aims to be the global leader in motor vehicle and highway safety. With the mission to save lives, prevent injuries and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards and enforcement activity.
Contact Person: Becky Walker Contact email: [email protected]
University of Texas
SHIFT engages the community in a dialogue that changes the culture of campus substance use from one of misuse to one of well-being. SHIFT provides a different conversation around college life and substance use; one that focuses on holistic health, rather than one of misuse.
Contact Person: Kate Lower Contact email: [email protected]
UT Health San Antonio
The UT Health San Antonio’s mission is to make lives better through excellence in education, research, health care and community engagement.
Contact Person: Tara Karns-Wright Contact email: [email protected]