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NCJ Number: 165480 Find in a Library
Title: Local Officials Guide to Drunk Driving Prevention
Author(s): E J Price
Corporate Author: National League of Cities
Publicity Manager
Publications Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 105
Sponsoring Agency: National League of Cities
Annapolis, MD 20701
Publication Number: ISBN 0-933729-83-9
Sale Source: National League of Cities
Publicity Manager
Publications Ctr
P.O. Box 491
Annapolis, MD 20701
United States of America
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual suggests roles that local officials can have in efforts against drunk driving and details steps for successfully implementing a comprehensive prevention program in a community.
Abstract: The text emphasizes that developing and implementing a program requires a long-term effort based on coordination, cooperation, and communication among all facets of a community, together with strong and determined leadership. Individual sections outline the nature and extent of impaired driving nationally, and discuss how to generate community support to implement the program effectively. They also present step-by-step instructions for forming a community coalition, organizing a steering committee, assessing the problem and available resources, developing a strategic plan, implementing the program, monitoring and evaluating it, reviewing and reporting results, publicizing efforts, and continuing efforts. Additional sections discuss Federal, State, and local funding sources, with emphasis on the development of local self-sustaining funding. Checklists, program descriptions, figures, chapter reference notes, appended addresses of State and regional traffic safety offices, and description of the Century Council
Main Term(s): Drug Policy
Index Term(s): Driving Under the Influence (DUI); Drunk driver programs; Local government
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