Minimum Penalties for Repeat Offenders for Driving While Intoxicated

To encourage States to enact and enforce Repeat Intoxicated Offender laws.


Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2016: 2016 Impaired Drivers? violators courses, enforcing the state?s impaired driving laws, sobriety checkpoints, training in standardized field sobriety testing, and enforcement participation in the Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdown over the Labor Day holiday.

Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available


Agency - Department of Transportation

The Department of Transportation's mission is to ensure fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation that meets vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

See Appendix IV of the Catalog for the addresses of the Regional Offices of NHTSA.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Public Safety, South Carolina Department Of $ 1,466,701   2019-10-012023-09-30
Transportation Hawaii Department $ 1,092,580   2019-10-012023-09-30
Transportation, Rhode Island Department Of $ 2,316,542   2019-10-012023-09-30
Public Safety, South Dakota Department Of $ 1,503,713   2019-10-012023-09-30
Public Safety, Ohio Department Of $ 1,383,658   2019-10-012023-09-30
Traffic Safety Commission, Washington State $ 1,268,673   2019-10-012023-09-30
California Office Of Traffic Safety $ 35,406,023   2019-10-012023-09-30
Judiciary Courts Of The State Of Indiana $ 2,425,304   2019-10-012023-09-30
Public Safety, Nevada Department Of $ 1,835,929   2019-10-012023-09-30
Transportation, New Mexico Department Of $ 7,950,553   2019-10-012023-09-30



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: 2016 funds used by States for NHTSA programs are designated for alcohol impaired driving programs and are subject to 23 U.S.C. Section 402 requirements. States spent funds on enforcing laws prohibiting driving while intoxicated, driving under the influence, or other related laws or regulations, including the purchase of equipment, officer training and the use of additional personnel for specific alcohol impaired driving countermeasures. States spent monies on alcohol impaired driving countermeasures including paid media to support the alcohol impaired driving countermeasures. Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds transferred from NHTSA must be used for alcohol-impaired driving countermeasures or enforcement of driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence DUI) and other related laws.

A state may elect to use all or part of its transferred funds for activities eligible under Section 152 Hazard Elimination program.

Funds transferred from NHTSA must be used for alcohol-impaired driving countermeasures or enforcement of driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence DUI) and other related laws.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

Beneficiary Eligibility

State Highway Safety agencies.

Credentials/Documentation

If a State has not enacted and is not enforcing a Repeat Intoxicated Driver Law, then a state meets eligibility requirements. After being informed by NHTSA that it is subject to the penalty transfer eligible for a grant, the State submits to the agency a split letter advising the agency of the intent to split funds between alcohol programs or hazard elimination programs (FHWA). 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. NHTSA Office of Regional Operations and Program Delivery coordinated the program with the Federal Highway Administration. The program is eligible for coverage under Executive Order 12372, Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.

Award Procedures

Once the State provides a split letter to NHTSA, the State will be given access to the transfer funds and can obligate the funds.

Deadlines

Not Applicable.

Authorization

Highway Safety Act of 1998 as amended, 23 U.S.C 164.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Not Applicable.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory Formula: Title 23, Part 164. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

The Federal share is reimbursed on claims submitted in vouchers covering costs incurred. All participants have converted to the electronic transfer of funds method of payment. Funds placed in obligation are available until expended. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Annual report required under the section 402 State and Community Highway Safety formula grant program must include a progress report on the prior year's program and accomplishments.

No cash reports are required.

No progress reports are required.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

No performance monitoring is required.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

The project sponsor shall retain records for 3 years following submission of a final expenditure report and other project deliverables.

Financial Information

Account Identification

69-8020-0-7-401.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

The grants range were from $2,489,000 - $54,546,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

23 CFR 1270.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. See Appendix IV of the Catalog for the addresses of the Regional Offices of NHTSA.

Headquarters Office

Mary D. Gunnels, Ph.D. 1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E., NTI-200, Washington, District of Columbia 20590 Email: Maggi.gunnels@dot.gov Phone: (202) 366-2121

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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