Court Procedures for Handling Intoxicated Drivers

Voas, Robert B.; Fisher, Deborah A.
March 2001
Alcohol Research & Health;2001, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p32
Academic Journal
Discusses the court procedures used in the United States to reduce recidivism among people apprehended for or convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI). Statistics on DWI offenses and recidivism rate; Court procedures used for imposing DWI sanctions; Sanctions used with DWI offenders.


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