Application of 0.05 per cent legal blood alcohol limits to traffic injury control in Bangkok.

@article{Suriyawongpaisal2002ApplicationO0,
  title={Application of 0.05 per cent legal blood alcohol limits to traffic injury control in Bangkok.},
  author={Paibul Suriyawongpaisal and Adisak Plitapolkarnpim and Araya Tawonwanchai},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2002},
  volume={85 4},
  pages={
          496-501
        }
}
A substantial proportion (44%) of traffic injury cases seeking emergency services in public hospitals had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.1 per cent or more. To reduce alcohol related traffic injuries and deaths, a law was enacted setting a criminal per se legal blood alcohol limit at 0.05 per cent in 1994. However, not until 1997, was an active public education program undertaken on a national scale to raise awareness against drink driving and to support law enforcement. This includes… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 12 CITATIONS

Drinking culture in the Thai-Isaan context of northeast Thailand.

  • The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health
  • 2012

Helmet Use and Associated Factors among Thai Motorcyclists during Songkran Festival

  • International journal of environmental research and public health
  • 2012
VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND

Cost-effectiveness of interventions for reducing road traffic injuries related to driving under the influence of alcohol.

  • Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
  • 2010
VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…