Dedicated drink-driving programmes to change clients behaviours in relation to travel in a car with an intoxicated driver — evidence summary

Summary of the evidence

Unknown effectiveness

Programmes targeting drink-driving were found to have no impact on client behaviours in a systematic review (Jones, Hughes, Atkinson and Bellis, 2010), namely:

  • community programmes targeting drivers and resorting to media campaigns and promotions revealed no change in frequency of being in a car with a driver with .05 BAL (1 low quality study UCBA).


Note: this evidence summary is only valid for the outcomes, target groups, settings and substances/patterns of use described below.

Name of response option:
Drink-driving programmes
Desired outcome(s):
reduce risk behaviours
Specific substance or pattern of use:
Target group(s) or setting(s):

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