A model for trialling alcohol ignition interlocks in Queensland
Watson, Barry C., Schonfeld, Cynthia C., & Sheehan, Mary C. (2000) A model for trialling alcohol ignition interlocks in Queensland. In 2000 Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, 2000, Brisbane.
This paper describes the development of a model for the trialing of alcohol ignition interlocks with drink driving offenders in Queensland. A range of information sources were used to develop the model, including: an extensive review of the international literature relating to interlocks; an analysis of data relating to the operation of the Under the Limit rehabilitation program in Queensland; and extensive consultation with key government and non-government stakeholders. These investigations revealed support for a judicially imposed model similar to that used for Under the Limit. It is proposed that Magistrates in selected courts will offer drink driving offenders the option of driving an interlock-fitted vehicle for a period of time, most likely in return for receiving the minimum period of licence disqualification. In addition to the interlock requirement (the experimental condition), the offenders in the trial will also complete Under the Limit during their disqualification. A comparison group of offenders will complete Under the Limit, but not be offered the interlock option.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||CARRS, Q, alcohol ignition interlock, trial, road safety, drink drivers, drunk drivers|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Psychology not elsewhere classified (170199)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2000 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||06 Oct 2005|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 12:26|
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