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Halloween DUI Enforcement by the Numbers

Posted on: October 27th, 2016

    INCREASED DUI ENFORCEMENT BY THE NUMBERS More than 210 extra DUI enforcement shifts officers will be working this weekend to remove drunk drivers from Utah’s roads 2 DUI checkpoints planned for the weekend 1 County-wide DUI blitz planned for Saturday night in Salt Lake County 100% preventable. Drinking and driving is 100% preventable […]

pumpkin with police lights flashing on it

Can A Temporary Tattoo Help Reduce Drunk Driving?

Posted on: October 21st, 2016

Transdermal alcohol testing devices aren’t new. I first learned about one type used for DUI offenders at a conference nearly 10 years ago. A company can remotely monitor whether or not a person using the device had alcohol in his or her system. But now researchers from the University of California San Diego are testing a […]

The temporary tattoo features an attached electronic reader that can send information on alcohol levels to a smart phone.

2016 Child Passenger Safety Week Check Points

Posted on: September 12th, 2016

During 2016 CPS Week, there are free car seat checks scheduled throughout the state. Get a PDF list of the events here: 2016 CPS Week Check Point Events or find one near you below. Orem Wednesday, September 14th  Car Seat Checkpoint, 4-6 pm Timpanogos Hospital 750 W. 800 N. Orem Riverton Thursday, September 15th  Car Seat Checkpoint, […]

2016 Seat Belt Survey Results and September Click it or Ticket Campaign

Posted on: September 12th, 2016

For Immediate Release Get a PDF of the press release here Get a PDF of the seat belt survey report here Utah’s Seat Belt Use Rate Increases 4.5% September Click It or Ticket Campaign Focuses on the 12% of Utahns Who Still Don’t Buckle Up SALT LAKE CITY (September 12, 2016) – It’s been just […]

Improve Your Sleep to Help Avoid Drowsy Driving

Posted on: August 26th, 2016

We’ve shared information about the dangers of drowsy driving. We wanted to share some information about how to improve your sleep, which can help prevent drowsy driving. Take a look at this infographic with tips from the National Institutes of Health’s Your Guide to Healthy Sleep. Share with family and friends!

Infographic with tips to help improve your sleep

Days of ’47 Rodeo – Buckle up, Broncos!

Posted on: July 20th, 2016

As Utahns prepare to celebrate the founding of our state with the Days of ’47 celebrations, the Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement will bring seat belt messages to the rodeo ring. Throughout the Days of ’47 Komatsu Equipment Rodeo—July 19-23—western-themed safety messages (Don’t Get Bucked Off…Buckle Up and Life Ain’t No 8 Second […]

Some Numbers to Think About

Posted on: June 6th, 2016

Think about how often you’re in your car, or on your bicycle, motorcycle or just a pedestrian. It’s probably at least once a day. We wanted to share some numbers for you to think about – our most recent crash data is from 2014, and we’ve broken out some info here. No one ever plans […]

2016 Click It or Ticket Enforcement Campaign Kick Off

Posted on: May 23rd, 2016

Get a PDF of the press release here: Utah CIOT May 2016 Press Release Click it or Ticket Fact Sheet Get a PDF of the media alert here: Utah CIOT May 2016 Media Alert For Immediate Release: 14 Days, More than 1,000 Patrols — Click It or Ticket Enforcement Starts Today Utah joins coast-to-coast enforcement […]

From the Track to the Street – Gear

Posted on: May 12th, 2016

At our motorcycle safety awareness media event last week, we were joined by Scott Rybarik from the Utah Sport Bike Association. He brought some gear and in this video explains how racing informs street gear. Take a look and remember to ride ATGATT: all the gear, all the time! Get more info from the Utah […]