Drugs and alcohol consumption amongst Spanish drivers.

  title={Drugs and alcohol consumption amongst Spanish drivers.},
  author={Francisco Javier Alvarez and R. B. Prada and Ma del Carmen del R{\'i}o},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  volume={53 2},
We have analysed patterns of alcohol and regular drug consumption by Spanish drivers. Six hundred and seventy five properly completed questionnaires were received from drivers attending three medical traffic centres in Valladolid (Spain) for medical examination prior to obtaining or renewing their driving licence in 1990. Among those surveyed, 24% were 'daily' drinkers and 56.7% were 'weekly' drinkers, the majority (55.5%) being 'light' drinkers (1-39 g/day of pure alcohol). Of those surveyed… CONTINUE READING