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NCJ Number: 31144 Find in a Library
Title: WHEN IT BECAME LEGAL TO DRINK AT 18 IN MASSACHUSETTS AND MAINE - WHAT HAPPENED?
Journal: POLICE CHIEF  Volume:43  Issue:1  Dated:(JANUARY 1976)  Pages:56-59
Author(s): R ZYLMAN
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: INITIAL FIGURES SEEMED TO INDICATE THAT AN ALARMING INCREASE IN FATAL CRASHES WAS ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE LOWERED DRINKING AGE, BUT WITH FURTHER ANALYSIS, THIS CAUSAL RELATIONSHIP WAS NOT SUPPORTED.
Abstract: OTHER FACTORS, SUCH AS NORMAL YEAR-TO-YEAR FLUCTUATIONS AND THE INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF LICENSED YOUTH DRIVERS WERE FOUND TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INCREASE OF FATAL CRASHES.
Index Term(s): Driving Under the Influence (DUI); Fatalities; Law reform; Maine; Massachusetts; Traffic accidents
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