• Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division

    ​The NSC Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division tackles substance abuse and prescription drug issues.

  • Making a Difference


    ​The Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division makes recommendations to combat the drinking and driving problem through legislation, education and other countermeasures.
  • ​The Division also offers plenty of opportunities for safety-focused networking with others in your field.
  • Robert F. Borkenstein Award


    ​The Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division of the National Safety Council has named Dr. Richard Compton the recipient of the 2015 Borkenstein Award. Dr. Compton is a research psychologist with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

    Read more about Dr. Compton's many achievements.

    The award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions through a lifetime of service in the area of alcohol/drugs in relation to traffic and transportation safety. Winners exhibit ideals and achievements consistent with those of the late Dr. Robert F. Borkenstein, inventor of the Breathalyzer®.

     

    Meet the NSC Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division Leaders

     

    Chairman Randall E. Beaty
    randall.beaty@dps.texas.gov

    Vice-chairman Laura J. Liddicoat
    lauraliddicoat@gmail.com

    Secretary Robert D. Johnson, Ph.D
    rdjohnson@tarrantcounty.com

    Immediate Past Chairman Dennis V. Canfield, Ph.D
    dennis.canfield@faa.gov

     

  • Join a Division

    ​As a member of National Safety Council, you can participate in networking and problem-solving groups that allow you to play a safety leadership role in your industry.

    Join A Division
  • Borkenstein Winners

    Since 1989, NSC Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division has presented the Robert F. Borkenstein Award to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to traffic safety.

    See Past Winners

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