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In 2010, British Columbia introduced laws allowing police to suspend licenses and impound vehicles of drinking drivers based on roadside breath alcohol analysis results. This study examines regional variation in the effectiveness of the new laws and identifies local factors that may have modified the laws' effectiveness.
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Name: Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs
To calculate the chance of a seizure in the next year (COSY) for seizures with impaired awareness in those experiencing auras only, those with no seizures and those with continuing seizures. Epilepsy ...
This study uses data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System and a differences-in-differences model to examine the effect of state medical marijuana laws (MMLs) on cannabis-involved driving among ...
This study uses repeated cross-sections of individual level crash data to study the effectiveness of motorcycle helmet legislation. Results suggest that motorcycle helmet laws reduce average individua...
Secondhand smoke exposure is responsible for an estimated 50,000 deaths per year among nonsmokers in the U.S. Smoke-free air laws reduce secondhand smoke exposure but often encounter opposition over c...
The packaging of DNA inside a nucleus shows complex structure stabilized by a host of DNA-bound factors. Both the distribution of these factors and the contacts between different genomic locations of ...
The proposed study will validate and determine sensitivity of our new driving simulator, created to evaluate driving ability in a related study to show similar driving performance between ...
This study will use an in-car monitoring system supplemented with video feedback to reduce the number of unsafe driving behaviors. If successful, this technology will provide a means to en...
Alcohol is one of the most widely used intoxicants. The effects of driving while intoxicated are well documented, leading to the laws and regulations behind drunk driving. Marijuana is als...
Substance-Impaired Driving among college students remains a significant public health concern and may be the single riskiest substance-related outcome among young adults. Brief Interventio...
It has been suggested that cognitive functioning is impaired in chronic pain patients. Since most of these pain patients engage in daily activities including driving, it was hypothezised t...
The effect of environmental or physiological factors on the driver and driving ability. Included are driving fatigue, and the effect of drugs, disease, and physical disabilities on driving.
Operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs including those prescribed by physicians.
Termination of pregnancy under conditions allowed under local laws. (POPLINE Thesaurus, 1991)
A British overseas territory, part of the British West Indies, lying about 60 miles east of Puerto Rico. Tortola is the main island, other islands include Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke and Anegada.
Laws requiring patients under managed care programs to receive services from the physician or other provider of their choice. Any willing provider laws take many different forms, but they typically prohibit managed-care organizations from having a closed panel of physicians, hospitals, or other providers.
Asthma COPD Cystic Fibrosis Pneumonia Pulmonary Medicine Respiratory Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are any infection of the sinuses, throat, airways or lungs. They're usually caused by viruses, but they can also ...