Lowered legal blood alcohol limits for young drivers: effects on drinking, driving, and driving-after-drinking behaviors in 30 states.

@article{Wagenaar2001LoweredLB,
  title={Lowered legal blood alcohol limits for young drivers: effects on drinking, driving, and driving-after-drinking behaviors in 30 states.},
  author={Alexander C Wagenaar and Patrick M O'Malley and Chantal Lafond},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2001},
  volume={91 5},
  pages={801-4}
}
OBJECTIVES This study evaluated the effects on drinking and driving of lowered allowable blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limits for drivers younger than 21 years in 30 US states between 1984 and 1998. METHODS Outcome measures were based on self-reports from a cross-sectional sample of more than 5000 high school seniors in 30 states surveyed before and after BAC limits were implemented in their states. RESULTS Frequency of driving after any drinking and driving after 5 or more drinks… CONTINUE READING

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