PIRE is an independent, nonprofit organization merging scientific knowledge and proven practice to create solutions that improve the health, safety, and well-being of individuals, communities, and nations around the world.

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PIRE studies and senior scientists are often requested to confirm facts and statistics by the media.

Spotlights The Effects Underage Drinking Laws have on Underage Drinking Driver Fatal Crashes


PIRE has a rich blend of grant and contract funded work ranging from primary research and program evaluation to service delivery.

Component #2: The Social Ecology of Drinking and Driving: A Two Population Model (Component Director: Paul J. Gruenewald)


PIRE researchers and program directors publish more than 200 peer-reviewed journal articles annually.

Relationship of impaired-driving enforcement intensity to drinking and driving on the roads