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Drinking and driving

Christine Madsen

Drinking and driving

by Christine Madsen

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drinking and traffic accidents -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Drinking and traffic accidents.,
  • Drunk driving.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the effects and dangers involved in combining alcohol consumption with driving, the legal implications, and current methods used to fight the problem.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementChristine Madsen.
    SeriesUnderstanding drugs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE5620.D7 M24 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2209190M
    ISBN 10053110799X, 0531104338
    LC Control Number89031584

    Drinking driving is responsible for a high proportion of traffic accidents. To study the effects of alcohol on drivers and driving performance, 25 drivers’ subjective feelings and driving performance data in different blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) levels were collected with simulated driving experiment. The investigation results revealed that alcohol affected drivers in many aspects Cited by: For a copy of Why People Drink and Drive: The Bases of Drinking and Driving Decisions ( pages) contact: Office of Program Development and Evaluation, NHTSA, NTS, Seventh Street, S.W. Washington, DC () , or send a fax to () , or e-mail [email protected] Amy Berning was the technical manager for this study.

    People driving under the influence of alcohol are referred to as drunk drivers or drink-drivers. In the U.S, 17, people die in alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents each year. A small increase in the blood alcohol content increases the relative risk of a motor vehicle crash. 1 Effects of alcohol on cognitive processes. Grand Rapids Dip. ‎An excruciatingly honest, unapologetic account of reckless alcoholism, “Drinking and Driving” is one young man’s account of reaching rock bottom behind the wheel. Oliver Miller believes all he needs to be happy is a full tank of gas and a bottle of brand-name booze. It will take him years of false s.

      The same study found a number of positives: a majority of teenagers said they would stop drinking and driving if asked by a passenger, or would speak up and tell an impaired friend not to drive. But parents need to encourage teenagers to act on those good intentions.   Buy a cheap copy of Drinking and Driving. Now What? book by Janet Grosshandler. A book dedicated to the young people who seek out and use knowledge to become empowered to resist peer preasure, serve as role models and educate their fellow Free shipping over $


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