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Drug use, impaired driving and traffic accidents

EMCDDA, Lisbon, November 2008

Publication type:

Insights

Issue:

8

Summary:

This literature review provides a comprehensive report on the relationship between drug use, impaired driving and traffic accidents. It covers methodological issues, presents results of prevalence surveys among drivers and provides an overview of findings from major international epidemiological surveys published since 1999. The report also gathers evidence from experimental and field studies of the relationship between drug use, driving impairment and traffic accidents. A multilingual summary of the contents is available >>

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Table of contents

  • Methodological issues in determining the relationship between drug consumption, impaired driving and traffic accidents
  • Prevalence of drugs in drivers
  • Effects and risks associated with drugs
  • Overall conclusion

Pages:

196

Price:

EUR 24

ISBN/ISSN:

978-92-9168-318-5

Catalogue number:

TDXD08008ENC

About the EMCDDA

The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) is the reference point on drugs and drug addiction information in Europe. Inaugurated in Lisbon in 1995, it is one of the EU's decentralised agencies. Read more >>

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