Efficacy of frequent monitoring with swift, certain, and modest sanctions for violations: insights from South Dakota's 24/7 Sobriety Project.

@article{Kilmer2013EfficacyOF,
  title={Efficacy of frequent monitoring with swift, certain, and modest sanctions for violations: insights from South Dakota's 24/7 Sobriety Project.},
  author={Beau Kilmer and Nancy Nicosia and Paul S Heaton and Greg Midgette},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2013},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={e37-43}
}
OBJECTIVES We examined the public health impact of South Dakota's 24/7 Sobriety Project, an innovative program requiring individuals arrested for or convicted of alcohol-involved offenses to submit to breathalyzer tests twice per day or wear a continuous alcohol monitoring bracelet. Those testing positive are subject to swift, certain, and modest sanctions. METHODS We conducted differences-in-differences analyses comparing changes in arrests for driving while under the influence of alcohol… CONTINUE READING
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