MEDIA AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING HILL BRIEFING ON DRUG-IMPAIRED DRIVING

    • November 19, 2019
    150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

    CONTACT: Pete Daniels / pdaniels@saferoads.org / 202-408-1711 / 301-442-2249 (C)

     

    MEDIA AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING HILL BRIEFING

    ON DRUG-IMPAIRED DRIVING

     

    When:  Thursday, November 21, 2019. The briefing is scheduled to take place from 2:00-3:00 pm EST. The media availability will commence immediately after the Briefing concludes.

    Where:  Russell Senate Office Building, Room 385

    Who:
    Commander K.N. Campbell
    Houston Police Department
    Traffic Enforcement Division

     

    Cathy Chase
    President
    Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

     

    Jennifer Harmon   
    Crime Laboratory Director
    San Diego County Sheriff’s Department

     

    Mary Jagim MS, RN, CEN, FAEN
    2001 President
    Emergency Nurses Association
     

     

    Richard Leotta
    Impaired Driving Victim Advocate
    Father of Montgomery County, MD Officer Noah Leotta

     

    Amy Miles                                        
    Forensic Toxicology Program Director
    Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene

     

    Description:  Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety is hosting a diverse panel of experts to discuss drug-impaired driving, a topic of growing concern in communities across the country.  Presentations during the briefing are off-the-record but the participants noted above will be available for on-the-record comment following this event.  Topics include the need to identify an impairment standard for marijuana, the impact of poly drug use on our roads and efforts to improve roadside testing technology.