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Drug use, impaired driving and traffic accidents
by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities in Luxembourg
Written in English
This literature review provides a comprehensive report on the relationship between drug use, impaired driving and traffic accidents. It covers methodological issues, presents results of prevalence surveys among drivers and provides an overview of findings from major international epidemiological surveys published since 1999. The report also gathers evidence from experimental and field studies of the relationship between drug use, driving impairment and traffic accidents.--Publisher"s description.
|Statement||prepared by Elke Raes, T. Van den Neste, A.G. Verstraete; EMCDDA project group, Dominique Lopez, Brendan Hughes, Paul Griffiths.|
|Series||EMCDDA insights -- 8, EMCDDA insights series -- 8.|
|Contributions||Neste, T.Van den., Verstraete, A.G., Griffiths, Paul., European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.|
|LC Classifications||HE5620.D67 E857 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||196 p. :|
|Number of Pages||196|
|LC Control Number||2009381920|
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Get this from a library. Drug use, impaired driving and traffic accidents. [Elke Raes; T van den Neste; Alain G Verstraete; European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.] -- This literature review provides a comprehensive report on the relationship between drug use, impaired driving and traffic accidents.
It covers methodological issues, presents results of prevalence. PDF | On Jan 1,Elke Raes and others published Drug use, impaired driving and traffic accidents | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.
This literature review provides a comprehensive report on the relationship between drug use, impaired driving and traffic accidents. It covers methodological issues, presents results of prevalence surveys among drivers and provides an Drug use of findings from major international epidemiological surveys published since This report examines the relationship between drug use, impaired driving, and traffic accidents in the European Union.
Abstract: This report from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction uses the results of a literature review to examine the relationship between drug. Drug use, impaired driving and traffic accidents Elke Raes (UGent), Thomas Impaired driving and traffic accidents book den Neste, Alain Verstraete (UGent), Dominique Lopez, Brendan Hughes and Paul Griffiths.
Drugs, Driving and Traffic Safety gives a comprehensive overview of the effects of different medical conditions like neurological disorders, anxiety and depression and their pharmaceutical treatment on driving ability.
In addition, the effects of alcohol and drugs of abuse are discussed. Leading. What You Need to Know About Marijuana Use and Driving Fast Facts • The number of self-reported marijuana users is increasing. Inthere were 7, new users of marijuana per day.
4 7, • use and car crashes, it is unclear whether marijuana use 13% of nighttime, weekend drivers have marijuana in their system; this is up from 9%. Also see Drug-Impaired Driving. Driving a vehicle while impaired is a dangerous crime. Tough enforcement of drunk-driving laws has been a major factor in reducing drunk-driving deaths since the s.
Charges range from misdemeanors to felony offenses, and penalties for impaired driving can include driver’s license revocation, fines, and jail. More Drivers Killed Under the Influence of Drugs Than Alcohol Pot-Related Traffic Deaths Surge.
Among recommendations to reduce drug Author: Alexa Lardieri. Drug impaired driving: Understanding the problem and ways to reduce it (A report to Congress).
Washington DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Office of Behavioral Safety Research. Brady, J. E., & Li, G. Trends in alcohol and other drugs detected in fatally injured drivers in the United States, – Whether the use of marijuana is legal or not, all motorists should avoid driving while impaired.
Just because a drug is legal does not mean it is safe to use while operating a motor vehicle. Drivers who get behind the wheel while impaired put themselves and others on the road at risk. The study population was upper level high school students in Toronto, chosen at random.
Anonymous questionnaires of known validity were used to collect information about drug use, accidents, violations, drug related accidents and violations, and numbers of drug-driving occasions. Of the students, had driven in the past year. Editorial Reviews "This is a substantial volume with 59 contributors providing 30 chapters and 2 appendices.
The various chapters cover the gamut of topics and issues related to drugs, driving and traffic safety and the editors are to be congratulated on recruiting an internationally diverse group of well-recognised authorities in the subject matter of the various fields of interest : Impaired psychophysical performance can therefore represents an important cause of traffic accidents.
Most patients are treated as outpatients and are more likely to drive a vehicle than. Proving synthetic drug use is the cause of traffic accidents can be difficult, experts tell The Seattle Times. Prosecutors in some cases involving traffic fatalities have ended up. Drinking and driving by teens, impaired driving, DWI, drink driving, traffic crash statistics, and related topics on the subject of drinking, driving, and young people are covered by these readings.
Astin, A., et al. The American Freshman: Thirty Year Trends, Los Angeles, CA: University of California, Higher Education Research. Medication. Drug-impaired driving is more complex than alcohol-impaired driving. "Older adults tend to take more medications, and medication can impact response these potential side effects of medications, it's important that older adults discuss these issues with their doctors when medications are prescribed,” GHSA's Feese : Aaron Kassraie.
Drug-impaired driving is a national threat to public safety and public health. Stop Drugged Driving is a website of the Institute for Behavior and Health that provides research resources and policy ideas to improve laws, enforcement and research. But the physical perils of drunk driving are immense, too.
Impaired driving can cause accidents that lead to paralysis, disfigurement, brain damage, and even death. Impaired driving is also a crime. Drunk drivers often pay significant fines, lose their license. and face higher insurance costs. Common punishments for conviction of a drunken.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages: illustrations: Contents: Driver health and traffic safety: an overview / Henry J. Moller --Worldwide trends in alcohol and drug impaired driving / Barry M. Sweedler and Kathryn Stewart --Drugs, driving, and models to measure driving impairment / Katherine Owens and Johannes G.New York distinguishes between driving while impaired, which is a traffic violation, and driving while intoxicated, which is a misdemeanor for the first offense and a felony for subsequent offenses within 10 years.
Over half of fatal car accidents involve drivers with BAC levels in excess of (NHTSA, a).2. Epidemiology of marijuana smoking and road traffic accidents.
The rising prevalence of cannabis use, its increased availability and potency, 5 lower prices, widespread social tolerance, and earlier age of onset of use have combined to increase the number of users and hence the number of people subject to cannabis use disorders.
6 Peak initiation is at and ten years later, 8% of Cited by: