TITLE

Drunk-driving debate makes a comeback

AUTHOR(S)
McGraw, Dan; Thomas, Susan Gregory
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;01/11/99, Vol. 126 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains that alcohol-related auto accidents in the United States are at their lowest level since record keeping began. Plans for tougher federal laws; National definition of being legally impaired; Critics of plans to lower the blood alcohol level to .08.
ACCESSION #
1405607

 

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