Event-based evaluation of a school drink driving educational program
Siskind, Victor, Schonfeld, Cynthia C., & Sheehan, Mary C. (1998) Event-based evaluation of a school drink driving educational program. In Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, 16-17 November 1998, Wellington, New Zealand.
In 1988 and 1989 over 200 Queensland secondary schools were enrolled in a trial of a drink driving educational programme targeted at Year 10 students (aged 14-15). Just over 30,000 students were offered the programme, with an approximately equal number serving as controls. In 1998, some 80% of these individuals were identified in Queensland Transport Department records and their traffic infringement histories anonymously extracted. Schools show a large degree of variability in the propensity of their graduates to offend. The analytic strategy thus used each school as its own control. We compared the ratio of offences, in particular drink driving violations, among the 1989 cohort to those in the 1988 cohort in schools that offered the program in 1989 but not in 1988 to the ratio in schools which did not change. No large differences ascribable to the program could be discerned, but there were indications of a positive early effect and a favourable effect on among drunk before driving.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||drink driving education, outcome evaluation, traffic offences|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700) > Road Transportation and Freight Services (150703)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Preventive Medicine (111716)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1998 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||22 Oct 2007|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:47|
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