Compendium of traffic safety research projects: "a decade and beyond".

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U.S. Dept. of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1996 - Health & Fitness - 51 pages
 

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Page ii - March 1977 6. Performing Organization Code 7. Author(s) 8. Performing Organization Report No. 9. Performing Organization Name and Address 10. Work Unit No.
Page 26 - Evaluation of the Impact of the Drug Evaluation and Classification Program on Enforcement and Adjudication...
Page 42 - This report reviews important countermeasure developments and program activities impacting on pedestrian and bicyclist safety over the past decade. Key national level policies and trends pertaining to pedestrians and bicyclists are highlighted to set the stage for the review.
Page 19 - Programs (RSPs) from 44 States and the District of Columbia that provide intoxicated drivers with a safe alternative ride home. Many of the entries summarize key program features such as who sponsors the program, whether the program operates on holidays versus year-round, whether the rider's car is transported, and the type of transport used (cab, bus, tow truck, etc.) All the entries provide the information needed to contact program representatives for additional information.
Page 1 - ... Health and Human Services DOJ Department of Justice DOT Department of Transportation DUI Driving Under the Influence DWI Driving While Intoxicated The terms DWI and DUI are synonymous, meaning either driving while intoxicated or driving while under the influence. These are general terms referring to the criminal action of driving a motor vehicle either (1) while "illegal per se" or (2) while impaired, under the influence, or intoxicated by alcohol or other drugs.
Page 5 - PILOT TEST OF SELECTED DWI DETECTION PROCEDURES FOR USE AT SOBRIETY CHECKPOINTS...
Page 12 - ... historical overview of the interest in ignition interlock devices and of the early development and research on different types of devices. It provides a description of current technology, its use, the results of laboratory testing of current devices, a description of current state legislative and judicial activity, a discussion of the problems this technology must overcome, and an assessment of the effectiveness and potential for application in preventing alcohol impaired driving.
Page 14 - In Oregon, drivers whose licenses were suspended, and at risk of getting a zebra sticker if caught driving, showed a 33 percent reduction in moving violations and a 23 percent reduction in crashes after the zebra law was implemented.
Page 12 - The report contains an historical overview of the interest in alcohol ignition interlock devices and of the early development and research on different types of devices, a description of current technology and its use, the results of some laboratory testing of current devices, a description of current state legislative activity, a discussion of the problems this technology must overcome, and an assessment of their potential for preventing alcohol impaired driving.
Page 46 - The study will examine the practical effects of existing State laws that either require or prohibit families and friends reporting of a potentially unsafe driver.

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