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Title: Review of Apprehending and Prosecuting the Drunk Driver
Journal: Alcohol, Drugs and Driving  Volume:10  Issue:2  Dated:(April-June 1994)  Pages:147-152
Author(s): M D Bradbury
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 6
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Type: Book Review
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This review of Cohen and Green's book Apprehending and Prosecuting the Drunk Driver concludes that this volume represents a comprehensive drunk driving manual for use by prosecutors and police.
Abstract: The reviewer, a district attorney, notes that this volume brings together both the legal and the scientific aspects of drunk driving cases. The book's authors are an attorney specializing in drunk driving and an expert in the scientific and medical methods for the determination of blood alcohol concentration. The volume begins with a discussion of the scope of the problem and the effects of alcohol on sensory and divided attention functions. Other sections focus on detecting and stopping the drunk driver, prearrest screening through field sobriety tests and roadside breath screening, arrest and booking procedures, blood alcohol concentration, chemical testing, problems involving the injured drunk driver, and driving under the influence of drugs. Other sections cover pretrial considerations for the prosecution, the trial, and police civil liability in drunk driving enforcement. 4 references
Main Term(s): Police DUI (Driving Under the Influence) Training
Index Term(s): Driving Under the Influence (DUI); Drunk driver programs; Prosecution
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