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Published by Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, NTSB in Alexandria, VA, Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Drinking and traffic accidents -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Drunk driving -- United States -- Prevention

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited States. National Transportation Safety Board
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14534892M
OCLC/WorldCa53024695

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About the Toolkit; How to Use the Toolkit; The Strategic Prevention Framework; Prevention Strategies. Provide Information; Enhance Skills; Provide Support; Change Access & Barriers; Change Consequences; Change Physical Design; Modify & Change Policies; Facts & Tools. Impaired Driving Facts At-A-Glance; How to Conduct a Community Assessment on. How to Use the Toolkit. The Toolkit is designed to guide you through the process of developing a comprehensive plan to address alcohol impaired driving in your community. The Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) process begins with conducting a community assessment to collect data that clearly identifies and defines the impaired driving problem as well as the root causes and specific local. CADCA's impaired driving prevention toolkit provides strategies that you can use to prevent and reduce impaired driving in your communities. Access the toolkit here. Research on Underage Drinking: Effects of the local alcohol environment on adolescents’ drinking behaviors and beliefs (March, ). Every day, 29 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. 1 This is one death every 50 minutes. 1 The annual cost of alcohol-related crashes totals more than $44 billion. 2 Thankfully, there are effective measures that can help prevent injuries and deaths from alcohol-impaired driving.

Drinking and driving death rates are higher for American Indians and Alaska Natives than for any other racial group in the United States. Two out of three crashes on reservations are related to drunk driving. 4. Drinking and driving is dangerous. While the financial penalties, court time, or jail time might be higher or lower in your state, this video does a good job of showing you and your teen the consequences of driving while impaired. The safest strategy for any driver—especially teens—is to avoid any substance that leads to impaired driving, including legal drugs. Mass media campaigns spread messages about the physical dangers and legal consequences of drunk driving. They persuade people not to drink and drive and encourage them to keep other drivers from doing so. Campaigns are most effective when supporting other impaired driving prevention strategies. Administrative license revocation or suspension laws. 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 time.

Sample Intervention Maps Sample Impaired Driving Intervention Map #1. Problem: Alcohol-Impaired Driving Among Young Adults. Root Cause: Availability of Alcohol. Local Condition: Licensed alcohol establishments (restaurants and bars/taverns) are serving alcohol to intoxicated patrons.   Driving while impaired refers to operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. It is defined in the United States as a blood alcohol content (BAC) greater than or equal to % (mass of alcohol per volume of blood in the body). More t people were killed in alcohol-impaired driving crashes in , accounting for 31% of all U.S. traffic-related fatalities. While many prevention strategies focus on raising public awareness and helping individuals make healthy choices, lasting behavioral change requires a focus on community systems, policies and local conditions to affect the environment in which substance abuse and related problems like impaired driving . National Impaired Driving Prevention Week encourages all Canadians to be aware of the risks associated with driving while impaired. Impaired driving is the leading criminal cause of death and injury in Canada. The Government of Canada designated the third week of March as National Impaired Driving Prevention Week following the unanimous adoption of Motion M by the House of .