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NCJ Number: 119628 Find in a Library
Title: Alcohol is a Problem on Swedish Roads Too
Journal: Alcohol, Drugs and Driving  Volume:5  Issue:2  Dated:(April-June 1989)  Pages:139-150
Author(s): H Laurell
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 11
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Analysis of research publications related to alcohol and road safety show that Sweden has the lowest incidence of drunken driving in the world.
Abstract: Sweden ranks 29th in alcohol consumption when ranking is based on population. The Swedish legal system considers drunken driving as a serious problem for road safety and has taken various preventive measures. Success of their program is due to strict legislation and law enforcement, restriction on the availability and price of alcohol, and provision for alternate transport system. 2 figures and one table. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Alcoholic beverage consumption
Index Term(s): Drug abuse; Sweden
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