Free

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

University of Southern Maine

Abromson Community Education Center

88 Bedford St

Portland, Maine 04101

View Map

Event description

Description

AAA Northern New England and the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety invite you to attend the 2018 Maine Impaired Driving Summit. With impaired driving crashes and fatalties on the rise we are brining together national experts from law enforcement, prosecution, pharmacology, and traffic safety researchers to discuss and share their expertise on impaired driving.


Agenda

8:30-8:45 Introductions and Welcome- Lauren Stewart, Director Maine Bureau of Highway Safety Maine

8:45-9:00 Welcoming Remarks – Maine State Senator Roger Katz, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Marijuana Legalization Implementation

9:00 -10:00 – “Prosecuting Cannabis Impaired Drivers”, Jennifer Tibbitts Knudsen, Colorado Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor

10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 10:45 “Advances in Oral Fluid Technology for Traffic Safety” - Tara Kelley - Baker, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

10:45-11:30 - “Toxicological Challenges to Drugged Driving” - Robert Forney, Chief Toxicologist, Office of the Lucas County Coroner

11:30 – 12:00 “NHTSA’s 2018 Drugged Driving Initiative” Art Kinsman, NHTSA Region 1 Administrator

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00– 1:45 “The Impact of Cannabis on Driving Performance and Safety: Insights from Naturalistic Driving Research”, Ryan Smith, Research Scientist, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

1:45 – 2:30 “Refining Ignition Interlock Laws and Programs: Increasing State Interlock Program Participation”, Tara Casanova Powell, Casanova Powell Consulting

2:30 – 2:45 Break

2:45 – 3:15– “Partnering to battle Opioids” Lt. John Sonia, Major Crime Unit New Hampshire State Police

3:15 – 3:45 “Five Ways to Improve OUI Investigation” Scott Mattox, Maine Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor


Registration begins at 7:30 am


The summit is eligible for law enforcement mandatory training elective credits and Maine Bar Continuing Legal Education credits


Lunch and breakfast will be provided


Free parking is available on campus in the parking garage connected to Abromson Center off Bedord Street. Gates will open as you exit.


For questions contact Dan Goodman at goodman.daniel@nne.aaa.com or 207-780-6988

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

University of Southern Maine

Abromson Community Education Center

88 Bedford St

Portland, Maine 04101

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved