This report suggests a trial scheme in one or more police force areas, as an initiative of this nature would provide a firmer basis on which to balance the operational and resource requirements against the benefits achieved in reducing ...
In a national survey, 1,700 drivers were interviewed about their beliefs, attitudes and behaviour towards drinking and driving. The aim of the research was to examine the extent to which differences in drink-driving are linked with actual variations in level of police activity and with differences in drivers' perceptions of drink-drive enforcement. Comparing areas with a much lower than average rate of breath testing and areas with a much higher than average rate revealed a clear difference. Using a range of different measures of driving with excess alcohol, the study showed that drivers in the high enforcement areas were significantly less likely to drink and drive than drivers in low enforcement areas. Results suggested that high levels of enforcement had their effect through reinforcing social pressures against drink-driving and increasing awareness of greater accident risks for alcohol impaired drivers. This report suggests a trial scheme in one or more police force areas, as an initiative of this nature would provide a firmer basis on which to balance the operational and resource requirements against the benefits achieved in reducing drink-driving incidents.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Lulu.com
If you drink, take prescription medicine or drive late at night this book is for you. You can take your family to dinner and have a few drinks, drive home and it can land you in prison! Because of the fear Mothers Against Drunk Driving has instilled in the nation,
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-04 - Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Includes traffic safety facts, effects of alcohol, profile of drinking drivers, penalties for alcohol-related offenses, DUI arrest and conviction, summary suspension reinstatement, license revocations, underage drinking and driving, youth DUI program, citizen involvement, victims' rights, and much more. Graphs, black and white photos.
Authors: U. S. Department U.S. Department of Transportation
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-29 - Publisher: CreateSpace
Using a Critical Incidents approach, 600 drivers were called upon to identify the bases of decisions to drink and drive. In an unstructured interview, each driver descnbed the bases for decisions leading to specific instances of impaired driving, including decisions regarding participation in drinking events, transportation to events, plans prior