National Alliance to Stop Impaired Driving (NASID) Conference 2021

July 29 – July 30

The inaugural NASID Conference took place July 29-30 and was a resounding success. The purpose of this conference was to convene the nation’s foremost experts and influencers to examine the challenges and complexities of multiple-substance impaired driving. Participants engaged in discussions about roadside screening and detection, toxicology, emerging technologies, adjudication and remediation, behavior change, opportunities, and solutions. As a result of this summit, the following key themes emerged: 

  • Prioritization of multiple substance impaired driving 
  • Data challenges and gaps 
  • Roadside testing with field sobriety tests and other emerging technologies 
  • Expanding toxicology testing and lab capacity 
  • Educating policy makers and other key stakeholders on the issues of multiple substance impaired driving 
  • Focus and support for impaired driving enforcement 

During this conference, we formally launched the National Alliance to Stop Impaired Driving (NASID) established by The purpose of NASID is to provide national leadership in identifying and promoting solutions to impaired driving, including expanded chemical testing among impaired drivers, training for criminal justice practitioners, toxicology lab capacity, improvement, and programs to increase the likelihood of recovery and reductions in recidivism. Our work will include: 

  • State and federal advocacy efforts
  • Public awareness and education
  • State implementation of effective programs

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