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NCJ Number: 74325 Find in a Library
Title: San Antonio Alcohol Safety Action Project Final Report for 1972 Through 1974 - Project Director's Report
Author(s): K F Langland; T E Hawkins; C B Dreyer
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 31
Sponsoring Agency: National Technical Information Service
Springfield, VA 22151
US Dept of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Admin
Washington, DC 20590
Contract Number: DOT-HS-049-1-065
Publication Number: DOT-HS-802 880
Sale Source: National Technical Information Service
US Dept of Commerce
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22151
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The document describes the activities undertaken by the San Antonio Safety Action Program during the years 1972 through 1974 and the principal results and findings of the efforts in the major countermeasure areas.
Abstract: Statistics of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) in San Antonio, Texas, are presented along with a description of the general San Antonio area. The document details objectives for each of 13 countermeasures in the 5 general areas of project management, enforcement, judicial, rehabilitation, and public information and education. The activities conducted under each of these areas to further the goal of reducing the number and severity of traffic accidents caused by drunk drivers are summarized. The thirteen countermeasures include training and selective enforcement, prosecution, court services, probation, and AIDE school. Other countermeasures are an alcoholic treatment program, diagnosis and level II rehabilitation, mass media, citizen involvement, and driver education. Each countermeasure description highlights the significant progress during 1972, 1973, and 1974, notes program impediments, and suggests future plans.
Index Term(s): Driving Under the Influence (DUI); Highway safety; Texas
Note: San Antonio Alcohol Safety Action Project
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