Lunch & Learn Registration

Dangers of distracted and impaired driving

Sgt. Allen Ashby, Idaho State Police

DATE: Friday, September 22, 2017  | TIME: Noon to 2 pm | Lunch at 11:45 am

: St. Pius Catholic Church Faith and Formation Center:
625 E. Haycraft Avenue, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815

Sgt. Ashby will speak on the dangers of Distracted and Impaired Driving. Distracted Driving incidents are rapidly gaining on Impaired Driving incidents nationally, and Idaho is not exempt from this trend. The presentation will be interactive and covers current laws on DUI driving and Distracted Driving. Also covered will be crash statistics for Idaho, educational videos covering both topics, and sobering real-life examples from ISP’s District 1 (the five northern counties of Idaho) of the dangers associated with drunk, drugged, and distracted driving.

The audience will also be presented with how to address these type of situations when encountering them on the highway. Finally, some of the audience members will be able to experience different simulated levels of impairment themselves by utilizing the Fatal Vision Goggle during the presentation.

To Register, please email your name and the agency you represent to Tammy at:

Please register by September 19, 2017

About Sgt. Ashby

Sgt.,  Idaho State Police

Allen Ashby is a Sergeant (Sgt.) with the Idaho State Police (ISP) and is currently assigned to the Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, District 1 Office. Sgt. Ashby is a 16 year veteran of law enforcement and has worked various assignments in his law enforcement career including: Patrol, Jail, School Resource Officer, and DARE positions. Sgt. Ashby is currently assigned full time to the ISP District 1 Patrol Division and supervises one of four patrol teams out of the ISP District 1 Office.

Sgt. Ashby is an ISP Crash Reconstructionist accredited through the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR), Member #2838. ACTAR is an internationally recognized certification program, including being accepted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as an established standard for crash reconstruction, for both police and civilian Crash Reconstructionists. Prior to the above Sgt. promotion, Sgt. Ashby worked for 5 years on the Crash Reconstruction Unit (CRU) in the ISP District 1 Office, and he continues to assist with the CRU today. In this capacity, he investigates nearly every serious injury and fatality collisions in the five northern counties of Idaho. He also works with Idaho’s Region 1 Critical Incident Task Force assisting in processing, interpreting, measuring, and diagramming nearly all major crime scene investigations in north Idaho.

Sgt. Ashby has also served as the ISP Crash Reconstruction Program Coordinator (CRPC); in this capacity he reviewed and approved all of ISP’s Fatal Crash Reconstruction Reports throughout Idaho and coordinated ISP’s training and equipment for their crash program. In his capacity in the CRU, Sgt. Ashby also reviews and approves all crash-related cases generated by the ISP in District 1 Office. Sgt. Ashby serves as a liaison with the Idaho Vehicle Collision Reporting system’s officials through the Idaho Transportation Department and has assisted in the development of courses for improved quality recording and reporting of collisions in Idaho. Using the Bosch Crash Data Retrieval equipment, Sgt. Ashby is certified to both image Event Data Recorders (EDR) and analyze the data EDR’s contain from crashed vehicles. He has testified as an expert witness throughout various levels of Idaho Courts for Collision Reconstruction topics, and he develops and instructs crash-related curriculum for both Idaho POST and ISP

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