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Measures to combat drunk driving

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

Measures to combat drunk driving

hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, on government and community measures to combat drunk driving, June 14, 1984.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
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    Subjects:
  • Youth -- United States -- Alcohol use.,
  • Drunk driving -- United States -- Prevention.,
  • Alcoholism -- United States -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 98-917.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17800885M

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      Sobering Up: A blog about drunk driving, alcohol addiction, and criminal justice, is anything but a corporate blog. Sobering Up is an opportunity for anyone interested or involved in the issues of drunk driving, alcohol-fueled crime, alcohol dependence and addiction, and the justice system to participate in the conversation.   Drunk Driving Prevention. Drinking and driving don't mix. An alcohol-related motor vehicle crash kills someone every 30 minutes and nonfatally injures someone every two minutes. How does alcohol affect a person's ability to drive? The more a person drinks, the more their ability to make crucial driving decisions becomes impaired.


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Measures to combat drunk driving by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Working together, we can help keep people safe on the road – every day. Keep drunk drivers off the road. Fact sheets are available for each state and the District of Columbia and include national and state data on drunk driving and alcohol-involved crash deaths, as well as an overview of proven strategies for reducing and preventing drunk driving.

Ina Presidential Commission on Drunk Driving was appointed by Ronald Reagan. State highway funds were linked to the states' passage of specified measures against drunk driving, including a minimum drinking age of Eventually, the drinking age in each state was raised accordingly.

Drunk driving is an excellent example of both the need and the opportunity for prevention to be comprehensive. Clearly, laws against drunk driving, enforced by the police and adjudicated by the courts, must play a leading role in the effort to keep people from driving while drunk.

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The development of this book was prompted by and reflects a number of related concerns and objectives. Foremost, it grew out of a need to recognize the serious social problem of drunk driving (DWI) for what it unequivocably is: one of the most common types of illegal conduct that for too long has been overlooked as a subject for criminological inquiry.

Gerald D. Robin takes a socio-legal approach throughout, emphasizing the rationales behind, controversies surrounding, and effectiveness of new strategies and developments to combat drunk ing two introductory chapters, which outline the dimensions of and societal responses to the drunk driving problem, the chapters are arranged to.

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This answer is US-centric: * Better public transportation. * Measures to stop stigmatization of drinking. This is a major factor in why other countries have lower rates of alcoholism.

It's not forbidden fruit so it's not as enticing. * Low. "Stepping up to prevent a driver from driving impaired will not only save their life, but also the lives of innocent victims."While the number. This is a comprehensive examination of the contemporary movement against drunk driving.

Written in an eminently readable style, the volume addresses all major substantive aspects of the anti-drunk driving effort including society's changing attitudes and response to the crime itself and the offenders, the role of grass roots groups such as MADD and RID, federal and state 1/5(1).

Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes — that's one person every 50 minutes. These deaths have fallen by a third in the last three decades; however, drunk-driving crashes claim more t lives per year. Inthe most recent year for which cost data is available, these deaths and damages contributed to a cost of $44 billion that year.

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