Explaining San Diego’s Decline in Illegal Street‐Racing Casualties

@article{Worrall2006ExplainingSD,
  title={Explaining San Diego’s Decline in Illegal Street‐Racing Casualties},
  author={John L. Worrall and Stephen G. Tibbetts},
  journal={Justice Quarterly},
  year={2006},
  volume={23},
  pages={530 - 544}
}
Illegal street racing has become a pressing problem for cities and counties throughout the United States. In response to the problem, San Diego was the first city to pass a spectator ordinance, making attendance at an illegal street race an arrestable offense. Shortly after the spectator ordinance went into effect, a forfeiture ordinance was passed. This provides for forfeiture of vehicles used in illegal speed contests. A recent drop in illegal street‐racing casualties has been attributed to… 

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