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View NCSL’s 9-1-1 Legislation Database. The database was created in 2012 and you can search for state legislation from that date forward by state, topic, keyword, year, status or primary sponsor.


2014 Forum logoView the 2014 Fall Forum resources from the transportation sessions that took place in Washingon, D.C, on December 11.

View some of the resources from the August 19-22, 2014, NCSL's Legislative Summit.

View the archive for this NCSL webinar, Technology to Combat Drunk Driving: Ignition Interlocks, which took place on March 4, 2014 and learn more about state drunk driving laws.




The National Conference of State Legislatures works in cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to bring you up-to-date, real-time information about traffic safety bills that have been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. You can search legislation from 2007 to 2013 by state, topic, keyword, year, status or primary sponsor.




NCSL collects up-to-date information of interest to state legislators on a variety of traffic safety topics. The research includes laws, articles, charts and research studies. NCSL is cooperating with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to focus on compelling safety issues facing state policymakers. Information in a variety of forms is provided to state legislatures on this topic, including policy reports, LegisBriefs and technical assistance. 

See our informational web pages on the following traffic safety topics:


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