A European study on alcohol and drug use among young drivers: the TEND by Night study design and methodology
- Agony and ecstacy. Gliddon, Joshua // Bulletin with Newsweek;9/3/2002, Vol. 120 Issue 6340, p14
Reports the prevalence of arrests of people driving under the influence of illegal drugs in New South Wales. Deaths attributed to driver intoxication; Basis of arrest on observable behavior.
- Proportion of injured alcohol-impaired drivers subsequently convicted of an impaired driving criminal code offence in British Columbia. Purssell, Roy A.; Yarema, Mark; Wilson, Jean; Ming Fang; Simons, Richard; Kasic, Sharon; Abu-Laban, Riyad B.; Brubacher, Jeffrey; Lupu, Ioana // CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine;Mar2004, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p80
Background: Alcohol is a frequent contributing factor to motor vehicle collision injuries. Our objective was to determine the proportion of intoxicated drivers hospitalized following motor vehicle crashes who were subsequently convicted of an impaired driving criminal code offence. Methods: We...
- Prevalence of Alcohol and Other Drugs in Fatally Injured Drivers. Calhoun, Stacy // Impaired Driving Update;Summer2013, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p68
The article focuses on the actual preponderance of polydrug use among drivers. It examines the prevalence of alcohol and/or other drugs (AOD) and particular drug combinations among a large sample of fatally injured drivers. Results reveal the pervasiveness of AOD among fatally injured drivers...
- Drinking drivers: the needs for research and rehabilitation. Clare, Anthony; Bristow, M. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);12/5/1987, Vol. 295 Issue 6611, p1432
Reports the need of research and rehabilitation to solve the drinking alcohol among drivers in Great Britain. Inference to the survey conducted by Alcohol Concern; Dimension of alcohol concentration to the risk accountability of the drivers; Education campaigns and law enforcement initiated by...
- Summer vacation brings spate of young driver deaths to roads; `zero tolerance' pushed. // Insurance Advocate;06/29/96, Vol. 107 Issue 26, p15
Reports on the increase in motor vehicle deaths involving young drivers during the summer of 1996. Initiatives in some state legislatures to mitigate the problem; Strong support for zero tolerance for blood-alcohol content of all drivers under the age of 21.
- Screening Drivers for Alcohol-- An Application of Bayes' Formula. O'Neill, Brian; Eiswirth, Richard S. // American Journal of Public Health;Nov1972, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p1468
This paper shows that the criteria under which the drivers can be required to take a breath-alcohol screening test become extremely important when the screening test results are subject to some error. Combining the data from two published studies clearly illustrates the excessively high rates of...
- Driving impairment due to sleepiness is exacerbated by low alcohol intake. Horne, J. A.; Reyner, L. A.; Barrett, P. R. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Sep2003, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p689
Presents a study that assessed whether low blood alcohol concentrations, at around half the legal driving limit in Great Britain, and undetectable by police roadside breathalysers further impair driving already affected by sleepiness, particularly in young men. Background on the incidence of...
- Distractions multiply for upscale drivers. Kosseff, Jeffrey // Crain's Detroit Business;10/30/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 44, pE-17
Reveals that technological innovations and other high-technology equipment used by drivers in the United States are more prone to car accidents. Report from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealing the number of accidents caused by distraction; Risk posed by using mobile...
- Driving down under. Hocken, A.G. // British Medical Journal;8/12/1978, Vol. 2 Issue 6135, p487
Focuses on the factors on road mortality in Dunedin, New Zealand. Requirements in securing a driving license; Increase incidence of fatty livers and alcoholic pancreatitis in teenagers; Importance of alcohol among motor-cyclists.