Prevalence of psychoactive substances, alcohol, illicit drugs, and medicines, in Spanish drivers: a roadside study.

@article{GmezTalegn2012PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of psychoactive substances, alcohol, illicit drugs, and medicines, in Spanish drivers: a roadside study.},
  author={Trinidad G{\'o}mez-Taleg{\'o}n and I. H. Bustos Fierro and Juan Carlos Gonz{\'a}lez-Luque and M{\'o}nica Col{\'a}s and Manuel L{\'o}pez-Rivadulla and F Javier {\'A}lvarez},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={2012},
  volume={223 1-3},
  pages={106-13}
}
Following population, geographic, road type and time criteria, Spain has carried out random, roadside controls of 3302 representative sample of Spanish drivers, including saliva analysis for 24 psychoactive substances and alcohol breath tests. The 81.4% of the drivers were male, with an average age of 34.8±11.8 (mean±SD). The 17% of the drivers were found to be positive to any of the substances analysed. The 6.6% of the drivers found positive to alcohol (>0.05 mg/l in breath), 11% were found… CONTINUE READING