Identify methodologies and resources for improving the identification of drugged driving as a contributing factor in impaired-driving crashes.
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TxDOT, Sam Houston State University, DPS, TTI, law enforcement training organizations, Texans Standing Tall, Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas District and County Attorneys Association, and traffic safety resource prosecutors.
- Securing start-up and sustained funding to change procedures, perform evidence analysis, and train personnel.
- Resistance to changing the standard crash report form and related documents and training.
- Determining methods to evaluate ARIDE and DEC.
- Changing CRIS business rules.
- Continuing need to orient personnel and legislators.
- Challenges related to blood evidence collection and analysis.
- Potential freedom-of-information requests.