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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation and Motor Vehicles
Agency 35. Commission on the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program
Chapter 20. Policy and Procedure Manual
5/30/2020

24VAC35-20-60. Goal and Objectives.

A. VASAP goal. Improve transportation safety by decreasing the incidence of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs and thereby reducing the number of alcohol and other drug-related crashes.

B. VASAP objectives.

1. Deter the motoring public from driving under the influence.

2. Deter those arrested and convicted of DUI from again driving under the influence.

3. Increase awareness to facilitate the identification, apprehension and conviction of offenders driving under the influence of alcohol and other drugs.

4. Raise the conviction rate for offenders and the number of appropriate referrals to Alcohol Safety Action Programs.

5. Ensure appropriate probationary control of offenders.

6. Ensure the delivery of appropriate education or treatment services for offenders.

7. Provide statewide offender tracking services for all ASAPs.

8. Increase public awareness of the civil and legal consequences of DUI arrest; public perception of transportation crash risks; and public activities to reduce DUI incidents.

9. Assess and maintain the effectiveness and self-supporting status of both the commission and local Alcohol Safety Action Programs.

Statutory Authority

§§ 18.2-271.1 and 18.2-271.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR647-01-02 § 1.6, eff. September 13, 1989; amended, Volume 07, Issue 09, eff. February 28, 1991.

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