Inconsistency of surrogate measures of alcohol-related accidents in South Australia
King, Mark J. (1991) Inconsistency of surrogate measures of alcohol-related accidents in South Australia. In Perrine, M. W. (Ed.) Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety, T89: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety, National Safety Council, Chicago, IL, pp. 578-582.
Three major changes in drink driving enforcement have occurred in South Australia since 1981. The effect of these changes on a number of surrogate measures of alcohol involvement in accidents were investigated. The surrogates included alcohol involvement of driver fatalities, and combinations of casualty, serious casualty, single vehicle and nighttime accidents. Data from previous studies were also cited. It was found that relationships between surrogate measures were inconsistent, and incompatible with assumptions about drink driving levels and related accidents. It was concluded that until these effects are understood the use of surrogate measures should be treated with caution.
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|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified (111799)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > OTHER LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (189900) > Law and Legal Studies not elsewhere classified (189999)
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