2018 News Archives

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Issues Proclamation Recognizing November as STOP-DWI Month.  Alcohol-Related Crash Fatalities Decreased 74 Percent Since NYS STOP-DWI Program Established.  NYS STOP-DWI Program was First-of-its-Kind in Nation.


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Congratulations to The Governor's Traffic Safety Committee of New York and Chuck DeWeese on being awarded the Peter K. O’Rourke Special Achievement Award at today’s GHSA Highway Safety Awards luncheon. NYS’s Pedestrian Safety Action Plan was recognized for its efforts in saving lives- way to go New York!

Our Foundation Board with approval from GTSC once again selected Cooperstown, Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Experience for our designed driver contest.  The winner of the pledge campaign, Austin Hughes from Clifton Park, and his guest, Michael received a V

Registration is now open for the Annual New York Highway Safety Symposium to be held at the Crowne Plaze, Lake Placid from Monday, October 15th - Thursday, October 18, 2018.

On May 25, 2018, between 1600 and 2330 hours, Troopers from the Rutland Barracks participated in a Cross Border/ Joint Agency Traffic Enforcement Detail and Sobriety Check Point.  Vermont State Troopers joined forces with the New York State Police, Washingto

Since 1995, New York State highway safety partners have proudly hosted an annual recognition event to present awards acknowledging outstanding efforts and achievements in deterring impaired driving.  This recognition program is supported by member agencies of the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, the NYS STOP-DWI Association & Foundation and Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

"No Empty Chair” Teen Driving Safety Campaign – April 23 - 27, 2018   Each year thousands of high school students across New York State look forward to attending their prom and graduation ceremony. For parents, siblings, educators and the community, these memorable moments become tarnished when a child dies in a car crash.

The time has come to submit nominations for the Annual STOP-DWI MADD Statewide Awards Banquet.  Awards are presented in three categories:  Law Enforcement Officer Award is presented to any Law Enforcement Officer who was actively on a Police Agency roster during the year 2017. The Law Enforcement Agency Award is presented to any Law Enforcement Agency in New York State.

Lt. Robert Richards, Vice Chair of the NYS STOP-DWI Association, spoke to Sheriff's across New York State at the New York State Sheriff's Association 2018 Winter Training Conference held at the Desmond in Albany. Lt. Richards spoke about NYS STOP-DWI program and how we can assist them.