Effect of low and moderate doses of alcohol on driving hazard perception latency and driving speed.

@article{West1993EffectOL,
  title={Effect of low and moderate doses of alcohol on driving hazard perception latency and driving speed.},
  author={Robert R West and J. M. Wilding and Deborah French and Ren{\'e} Kemp and Alan Irving},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={1993},
  volume={88 4},
  pages={527-32}
}
Both driving speed and speed of detection of potentially hazardous events while driving have been found to correlate positively with accident rates across individuals. Alcohol ingestion is also known to increase risk of a traffic accident. This paper reports two double-blind, placebo-controlled studies: one on the effect of alcohol on driving speed and the other on the effect of alcohol on time taken to detect potential traffic hazards. Moderate drinkers aged between 30 and 55 took part. Each… CONTINUE READING
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