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2008 Annual Meeting Download Printed Program pdf
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2008 Annual Meeting
Turning Knowledge into Action

Scottsdale, Ariz., September 7 - 10

General Info | Agenda | Presentations | Photos | Sponsors/Partners

Online Exhibit Hall

GHSA's thanks all the 2008 Annual Meeting exhibitors listed below. We hope to see you in Savannah in 2009!

Congratulations to the Exhibit Hall Treasure Hunt Winners! pdf [75 KB, 1 pg.]

You can use the Online Exhibit Hall below to review the 2008 exhibit. To use it:

Teens in the Driver Seat Driver's Edge Channing Bete Company Effective Control Transport (ECT) REJIS Bell Sports Ryan Technology Services Bency & Associates Continental Daimler Alliance Sport Marketing Quality Vans Silver Dreams Color-Ons DBA Mach III, Inc. Digital Ally All Traffic Solutions Agate Software, Inc. Motivational Media Assemblies Motorcycle Safety Foundation The Reflectory Institute of Police Technology & Management Innocorp, Ltd. The Roadway Safety Foundation (RSF) SADD/Students Against Destructive Decisions TjohnE Productions, Inc. - ThinkFast CMI, Inc. Crossco/Kustom Signals, Inc. LifeSafer Interlock, Inc. National Highway Traffic Safety Administratrion (NHTSA) ENA Injury Prevention Institute RU2 Systems, Inc. Make Roads Safe - The Campaign for Global Road Safety & Partner (Nat'l Organizations for Youth Safety) Law Enforcement Mobile Video Institute, Inc. Smart Start Intoximeters, Inc. Naval Safety Center National Patent Analytical Systems, Inc. Georgia Governors Office of Highway Safety Graco Children's Products, Inc. (Div. of Newell Rubbermaid) Child Source/Mercury Distributing Animated Traffic Law Center (ATLC) Beer Institute National Safety Council (NSC) Laser Technology, Inc. LEADRS Law Enforcement Advanced DUI/DWI Reporting System The National Road Safety Foundation, Inc. Ford Driving Skills for Life The Century Council Holt, Sheets & Associates (HSA) Evenflo Company, Inc. PAS Systems International, Inc. MPH Industries, Inc. Rubber Manufacturers Association Stalker Radar Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Think First National Injury Prevention Foundation Centers for Disease Control & Prevention LTAP/TTAP Clearinghouse Operation Lifesaver Federal Railroad Administration HEADS UP! TEAM Coalition

Alphabetical Listing of Exhibitors

Stars denote exhibitors that are also GHSA Annual Meeting Sponsor/Partners:
platinum star = Platinum, gold star = Gold, silver star = Silver, bronze star = Bronze, blue star = In-Kind

Logo Description Booth
Agate Software, Inc. logo Agate Software, Inc. is a nationally recognized leader in the creation and implementation of web-based grant management solutions. IntelliGrants™, a configurable COTS solution, has been successfully implemented in states like Georgia (eGOHS), Michigan (MAGIC), Ohio (G.R.A.N.T.S.), Texas (eGrants), Arizona (GO AZ GOHS), and Pennsylvania (dotGrants) to automate Highway Safety grant management processes from grant advertisement, proposal submission and program staff review, through financial tracking, reporting and grant close-out. For more information, visit us online at 50
All Traffic Solutions logo All Traffic Solutions develops and manufactures leading edge traffic safety and management products. Our modular products work independently or in tandem, offer numerous flexible mounting options, and WebEmpowered™ remote management technology. For more information, visit us online at 51/52
Alliance Sport Marketing, LLC logo Alliance Sport Marketing, LLC is a sport marketing firm. We currently work with the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office in promoting safety messages using the state’s professional sports teams. For more information, visit us online at 57
Animated Traffic Law Center logo Animated Traffic Law Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the effort of reducing traffic-related injury and death by challenging driver assumptions through animated traffic law education. For more information, visit us online at or contact 24
The Beer Institute logo Beer Institute, established in 1986, is the national trade association for the brewing industry, representing both large and small brewers, as well as importers and industry suppliers. The Institute is committed to development of sound public policy and to the values of civic duty and personal responsibility. Visit us online at 23
Bell Sports logo Bell Sports, Inc. is the worldwide leader for bicycle helmets, accessories and other safety products. Sponsor of the SafeKids WordWide Organization since 1989, we inspire the pursuit of active sports. Visit us online at F4
Bency & Associates Bency & Associates is a female owned consulting company specializing in Information Technology (IT) Consulting and Training Services. Bency has a nine-year proven history of providing government and private-sector customers with highly skilled management and technical staff to plan and implement mission critical and highly visible information management systems. The Bency "team approach" ensures that professional technical solutions are applied to address the business goals and objectives of any organization. The company is dedicated to building relationships and providing superior, quality services. Bency & Associates is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico and provides services nationwide. For more information visit us online at F2
CDC logo Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control is the only organization in the federal government with the responsibility to address all phases of the injury research framework—from foundational research through dissemination research—for all major causes of injury among all age groups. For more information, visit us online at 6
The Century Council bronze starThe Century Council, a national not-for-profit organization funded by America’s leading distillers, is actively involved in fighting drunk driving and underage drinking. Through its educational programs and public awareness campaigns, the Council reaches out to parents, youth, educators and many other groups nationwide with valuable information and strategies to address these important issues. For more information, visit us online at 16
Channing Bete Company Channing Bete Company is a leader in providing education and awareness resources to state and local government agencies, schools, organizations, businesses, and utilities. For over half a century, our educational materials have helped our customers teach and communicate practical and targeted messages that help people improve the quality of their lives. Our ever-expanding range of traffic safety products, which includes everything drivers, occupants, and pedestrians need to know about highway safety, are your best choice for clear, concise communication.  For more information, visit us online at F8
Child Source Mercury Distributing Child Source/Mercury Distributing's mission is to offer children’s products at the lowest prices and fastest service possible to nonprofit groups, government agencies and private organizations that promote child safety. Visit us online at 25
CMI, Inc. logo CMI, Inc. The Intoxilyzer® line of breath alcohol instruments from CMI, Inc. continues to set the law standard for evidential and handheld law enforcement testing. From the legendary Intoxilyzer® 5000 series to the new Intoxilyzer® 8000 to the shirt pocket-sized Intoxilyzer® S-D5, there’s an Intoxilyzer® to meet your needs. Visit us online at 41
Color-Ons Logo Color-Ons DBA Mach III, Inc. custom manufactures a Patented Educational Iron-on for kids called Color-Ons. Using ANY BRAND OF CRAYON, kids simply color in the Color-Ons on the transfer sheet and then an adult irons onto a T-shirt. Color-Ons are permanent, washable and colorfast. They will last for years and look terrific! You giveaway the Color-Ons and consumers supply their own t-shirt. You save lots of money by not buying the shirt – just giveaway the Color-Ons! For more information or FREE samples visit us online at 54
Continental bronze starContinental is a tier one automotive supplier of brake systems, chassis components, vehicle electronics, tires and technical rubber products. It applies technology to help prevent crashes from happening and mitigates injuries by offering comprehensive driver assistance and occupant protection systems. For more information, visit us online at
*Mobile exhibit in North Parking Lot
Kustom Signals, Inc. silver starCrossco/Kustom Signals, Inc. - Digital and VHS in-car video systems, radar, laser and speed monitoring/message sign trailers. Visit us online at 40
Daimler Daimler is a leading producer of premium passenger cars and the largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in the world with operations in nearly every country. Safety innovation has been the benchmark of our products since we invented the automobile. Our portfolio of brands includes Mercedes-Benz, smart, Freightliner, ThomasBuilt and Orion. In 2007, global revenues were nearly $130 billion, about one-fifth of which were derived from U.S. activities. In the U.S., Daimler has about 25,000 employees and 11 manufacturing facilities in 7 States. For more information, please visit us online at 58/59
Digital Ally logo Digital Ally manufactures advanced technology video systems including a digital in-car video system integrated into a rear-view mirror and a portable digital video system integrated into a law enforcement-style flashlight. For more information, visit us online at 53
Driver's Edge Logo Driver's Edge, a non-profit corporation, offers a free educational program for young drivers aged 15 to 21, teaching real life emergency avoidance and response techniques and overall driver safety, addressing the unacceptably high number of youth related automobile collisions and fatalities. For more information, please visit us online at F9
Effective Control Transport Effective Control Transport (ECT) has pioneered the development of alertness monitoring technology to ensure the entire transportation industry – land, air and sea – is equipped with the tools necessary to successfully prevent accidents caused by drowsy or inattentive operators. By partnering with leaders in the transportation industry including manufacturers and governments, ECT will help substantially reduce accidents on our roads, railways, seas and in the air, ultimately saving lives. Alertness and Drowsy Operator Monitoring is emerging as the transportation industry's most important technology of this millennium. For more information, visit us online at F6
ENA Injury Prevention Institute Logo ENA Injury Prevention Institute. Our products focus on educating the community, parents, children and young adults on efforts to prevent injuries before they occur, and our mission is to reduce injury and violence-related morbidity and mortality by developing, promoting, evaluating and disseminating injury prevention and violence prevention programs for health care professionals and the community. Visit us online at 36
Evenflo logo Evenflo Company, Inc. has been the trusted name in almost everything babies need to grow, go, play and thrive. Committed to innovation, safety and comfort for more than 75 years, Evenflo creates inspired products, from bottles and high chairs to carriers and car seats, for today’s active families worldwide. Visit us online at 14
Federal Railway Administration Federal Railroad Administration promotes elimination of rail-related highway-rail grade crossing fatalities, injuries and incidents while supporting secure transportation for people and goods by rail. Visit us online at 3
Driving Skills for Life Logo platinum starFord Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) is one of the nation's most comprehensive, award winning, teen driver safety programs. It was developed by Ford Motor Company in partnership with the Governors Highway Safety Association and a panel of safety experts. DSFL helps newly licensed drivers improve their skills in four key areas that experts have identified as being the most problematic for teen drivers: hazard recognition, vehicle handling, speed management, and space management. Visit us online at 17/18
Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety The Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety's goal is to provide highway safety data and fact-based analyses that will assist communities and safety advocates in implementing effective programs that will change high-risk driving behavior and increase safety on our streets and highways. For more information, visit us online at Also visit booth #27 to learn more about the 2009 GHSA Annual Meeting, August 30 - September 1 and pick up a bag of goodies for next year's conference! 27
Graco Childrens Products Graco Children’s Products, Inc. (Div. of Newell Rubbermaid) is a world leader in the design and manufacture of The THREE Step Safe Seat System, Infant (SnugRide), Convertible (ComfortSport), and Booster Car Seats (Cargo’s and the Turbo belt positioning booster car seat). Our full line of products includes Travel Systems, Playards, High Chairs, Monitors, Swings, Diaper Bags, Accessory items, etc. Visit us online at 26
HEADS UP! blue starHEADS UP! is dedicated to preserving life and preventing injuries on highways worldwide and provides innovative highly visible transportation safety products that alert drivers quickly of traffic hazards obscured from their line of sight. For more information, visit us online at 2
Holt, Sheets & Associates (HSA) Holt, Sheets & Associates (HSA), is a business and technology management consulting firm that provides effective solutions to your company’s most difficult challenges. HSA specializes in providing Modified Off the Shelf (MOTS) products that involve imaging/content management services to state and local governments. Our proven approach and products allow HSA to deliver success to our clients every time. For more information, visit us online at 15
FatalVision Logo Innocorp, Ltd., makers of the Fatal Vision® product line, SIDNE® and Intoxiclock™.  Providing hands-on tools educating communities about the dangers of driving impaired and underage drinking. For more information, visit us online at 45
Institute of Police & Technology Management Logo Institute of Police Technology & Management provides traffic training to law enforcement officers and also develops and markets computer software for traffic records management. Visit us online at 46
Intoximeters Logo Intoximeters, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of breath alcohol testing instruments and has been in the same business since 1945. As a full service company, we also offer supplies, calibration equipment, maintenance and training. For more information, visit us online at 30
Laser Technology, Inc. logo Laser Technology, Inc. designs and manufactures laser-based speed and distance measurement systems for the traffic safety community, specializing in laser speed enforcement, digital imaging for speed enforcement and accident investigation. Visit us online at 21
Law Enforcement Mobile Video Institute Logo Law Enforcement Mobile Video Institute (LEMVI) is dedicated to the training of law enforcement personnel in the legal and procedural use of mobile in-car video recording equipment, offering one day and four day courses. Visit us online at 33
LEADRS-Law Enforcement Advanced DUI/DWI Reporting System LEADRS (Law Enforcement Advanced DUI/DWI Reporting System) is a secure, web-based records management system designed specifically for DUI/DWI enforcement on a state-by-state or region-by-region basis. Because LEADRS is online, law enforcement officers and prosecutors are able to access the reporting site from any computer with an Internet connection. LEADRS: Save Time. Save Money. Save Lives. For more information, visit us online at, or 20
LifeSafer Interlock Logo LifeSafer Interlock, Inc. is a long-time leader and innovator in the development and application of advanced technology to deter drinking and driving. For more information, visit us online at 39
LTAP/TTAP Clearinghouse LTAP/TTAP Clearinghouse. The Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) and Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP) are composed of a network of centers – one in every state and Puerto Rico, and regional centers serving tribal governments to enable local counties, parishes, townships, cities and towns to improve their roads and bridges by supplying them with a variety of training programs, an information clearinghouse, new and existing technology updates, personalized technical assistance, and newsletters. For more information, visit us online at 5
Make Roads Safe Logo silver starMake Roads Safe – The Campaign for Global Road Safety & Partner (National Organizations for Youth Safety) is an international campaign to make road safety a global priority by putting road traffic injury prevention on the G8 and United Nations sustainability agendas. The campaign aims to raise public and political awareness of this public health epidemic that kills 1.2 million people worldwide per year – which translates to the deaths of more than 3,000 people, including 500 children, every day. For more information and to sign the UN Petition, visit us online at 34
Motivational Media Assemblies Logo Motivational Media Assemblies (MMA) is the international leader in all-school "assembly" events, specializing in traffic safety and drug prevention messages. Since 1985, MMA productions have been viewed by over 51 million students and are currently being used by Idaho, Colorado, Virginia, Pennsylvania and New York in DUI, Stop-DWI, Alive At 25 and other local prevention events. MMA has the experience in changing behavior and spectacular, unique media resources. For more information, visit us online at 49
Motorcycle Safety Foundation Logo Motorcycle Safety Foundation is an internationally recognized developer of rider education curricula, public awareness campaigns and other programs designed to make motorcycling safer and more enjoyable. For more information, visit us online at 48
MPH Industries Logo MPH Industries, Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of Police Radar, In-car Video (VHS & Digital) as well as Speed trailers and signs. MPH has offices in the United States, UK and Singapore. For more information, visit us online at 12
NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). NHTSA’s mission is to save lives, prevent injuries and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards and enforcement activity. For more information, visit us online at 37/38
National Patent Analytical System, Inc. Logo National Patent Analytical Systems, Inc. manufactures the DataMaster series alcohol breath testing instruments and the School Bus Child Alarm System warning device that alerts drivers a child is in the DANGER ZONE and too close to the school bus. Visit us online at 28
The National Road Safety Foundation The National Road Safety Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to reducing traffic accidents, death and disability by promoting safe driving habits through public awareness. The Foundation produces and distributes FREE OF CHARGE educational and public service campaigns for traffic safety professionals. Visit us online at 19
National Safety Council National Safety Council (NSC) is a nonprofit, nongovernmental, international public service organization dedicated to protecting life, promoting health and educating and influencing people to prevent accidental injury and death. Founded in 1913 and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1953, NSC members include more than 48,000 businesses, labor organizations, schools, public agencies, private groups and individuals. For more information, visit us online at 22
Naval Safety Center Naval Safety Center. Established in 1951 as the Naval Aviation Safety Center in Norfolk, Virginia, the Naval Safety Center’s mission is to help fleet units preserve resources and improve combat readiness by preventing mishaps and saving lives and offers data analysis and statistical services, conduct safety surveys and unit assessments, investigate mishaps around the globe, and produce a wide variety of media products. For more information, visit 29
Operation Lifesaver Operation Lifesaver is an international, non-profit education and awareness program dedicated to ending tragic collisions, fatalities and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and on railroad rights of way. To learn more visit our website at 4
PAS Systems International Logo PAS Systems International, Inc. develops, manufactures and distributes innovative instruments focused on detection and measurement of alcohol presence in breath samples or ambient air. These instruments are used by law enforcement for sobriety checkpoints, routine traffic stops and zero alcohol tolerance enforcement. Visit us online at 13
Quality Vans Quality Vans has been designing and manufacturing unique, custom and specialty vehicles since 1974. We begin with an empty motor coach, trailer, van or box truck platform that the customer chooses and begin the process of building and up fitting their custom vehicle. We install and outfit the vehicles with generators, air conditioning, electrical and plumbing. The custom coach is built with the highest quality and standards. Vehicles we can build for you include a mobile command center, DUI enforcement van, bomb truck, prisoner transport van, mobile medical center, mobile imaging van and the list goes on. For more information, visit us online at 56
The Reflectory Logo The Reflectory manufactures high performance reflectors for pedestrian, cyclist and motorist visibility to help reduce the pedestrian and cyclist injuries which occur in the dark. Visit us online at or 47
The Roadway Safety Foundation The Roadway Safety Foundation (RSF) is one of the few national organizations solely dedicated to reducing highway deaths and injuries by improving the physical characteristics of America's roadways – design and engineering, operating conditions, removal of roadside hazards, and the effective use of safety features. RSF works to attain its goals by building awareness through media campaigns and outreach activities, developing educational materials and forming roadway safety partnerships between the private and public sectors. Visit us online at 44
RU2 Systems RU2 Systems, Inc. is a privately held corporation based in Mesa, Arizona. Founded in 1998, RU2 is the leader in Speed Display technology, designing and manufacturing the industry's widest line of radar based speed displays and trailers. RU2's staff serves a growing roster of more than 1,000 customers worldwide with a focus on law enforcement, work zone safety, property management and industrial safety. Its client roster includes every branch of the U.S. Military, NASA, Intel, Honeywell, ESPN, DOTs across the country, Phoenix, Mesa and Chandler AZ police departments and law enforcement agencies worldwide. For more information visit us online at 35
Rubber Manufacturers Association Rubber Manufacturers Association is the national trade association for tire manufacturers. Through its “Be Tire Smart – Play Your PART” consumer education program, RMA works with industry, motorist safety advocates and federal and state agencies to promote proper tire care and maintenance. Visit us online at 11
Rhyan Technology Services logo Rhyan Technology Services
SADD Logo SADD/Students Against Destructive Decisions is the nation's premier youth peer-to-peer prevention education organization, focusing on issues such as underage drinking, impaired and reckless driving, safety belt use and more. Visit the SADD booth to learn how highway safety offices across the country are partnering with SADD to reach out to youth! Visit us online at 43
Silver Dreams Silver Dreams has featured the latest trends as well as traditional styles while offering a large published discount off of boutique and department store prices. Our company specializes in birthstone kid charms, interchangeable rings, and spoon rings. Silver Dreams is the perfect online venue to shop for your next Mother's Day gift, Christmas jewelry gift, Kids gift, or birthday gifts for all the women in your life. We even will gift wrap for a nominal charge. For more information, visit us online at 55
Smart Start Smart Start® is in the business of separating drinking from driving® by installing a breath alcohol ignition interlock device in the cars of repeat DUI/DWI offenders. Smart Start is the nation’s single largest service provider of ignition interlock devices. Visit us online at 31/32
Stalker Radar Stalker Radar™ is the world leader in speed measurement equipment, including: hand-held radar, multi-piece radar, LIDAR and speed boards, as well as distributor of the Spectre brand of radar detectors and DiNotte police bicycle lighting. Visit us online at 10
TEAM Coalition logo TEAM Coalition is an alliance of professional and collegiate sports, entertainment facilities, concessionaires, stadium service providers, the beer industry, broadcasters, governmental traffic safety experts and others working together to promote responsible drinking and positive fan behavior at sports and entertainment facilities. For more information, visit us online at 1
Teens in the Driver Seat Logo

Teens in the Driver Seat® is the first program to involve young drivers in developing and delivering safety messages to their peers. Teens help shape the program and are responsible for implementing it. The Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) provides the science, guidance and project resources. For more information, visit us online at

Think First Logo ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation provides evidence-based injury prevention programs to students of all ages through their network of national and international chapters. Health educators and people who have experienced brain and spinal cord injuries empower students to make safe choices related to vehicle safety, sports safety and violence prevention. For more information, visit us online at 8
TjohnE Productions, Inc. Logo TjohnE Productions, Inc. – ThinkFast. Produced by TjohnE, ThinkFast is an award-winning interactive awareness program that incorporates technology, education and entertainment. For more information visit us online at 42
Volkswagen Group of America gold starVolkswagen Group of America, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, the world's third largest automaker and the largest carmaker in Europe and houses the U.S. operations of a worldwide family of distinguished and exciting brands including Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, and Lamborghini. Volkswagen Group of America brings to the U.S. vehicles that marry the science of engineering and the art of styling, with the goal of offering attractive, safe, and environmentally sound automobiles that are competitive and set world standards in their respective classes. For more information, visit us online at 9