The prevalence of alcohol, cannabinoids, benzodiazepines and stimulants amongst injured drivers and their role in driver culpability: part ii: the relationship between drug prevalence and drug concentration, and driver culpability.

@article{Longo2000ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of alcohol, cannabinoids, benzodiazepines and stimulants amongst injured drivers and their role in driver culpability: part ii: the relationship between drug prevalence and drug concentration, and driver culpability.},
  author={Marie C Longo and Charlotte E Hunter and R J Lokan and J. Maunsell White and Mellanie A White},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={623-32}
}
Blood samples from 2,500 injured drivers were analysed for alcohol, cannabinoids (measured by the presence of THC), benzodiazepines and stimulants. The relationship between the prevalence and concentration of drugs and the culpability of the driver was examined using an objective method for assessing culpability. There were no significant differences between males and females with respect to culpability. However, there was a relationship between age and culpability: drivers under 26 years and… CONTINUE READING

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Blood samples from 2,500 injured drivers were analysed for alcohol , cannabinoids ( measured by the presence of THC ) , benzodiazepines and stimulants .
There was a significant concentration - dependent relationship between alcohol and culpability : as blood alcohol concentration increased , so did the percentage of culpable drivers .
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