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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
Cell phone use while driving laws do not appear to be heavily enforced in the USA. This study seeks to gain law enforcements' perspective and learn potential barriers to cell phone law enforcement.
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 ...
We discuss a general procedure to construct an integrable real-time Trotterization of interacting lattice models. As an illustrative example, we consider a spin-1/2 chain, with continuous time dynamic...
Previous studies have highlighted the prescription opioid epidemic in rural Appalachia and its associated risk behaviors; however, no studies have examined prescription-opioid-impaired driving as a co...
A re-appraisal of the Richardson's 1926 dataset [Richardson, L. F. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. A 100, 709-737, (1926)] displays an unequivocal non-local scaling for the pair diffusion coefficient, [Formula:...
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 ...
Epidemiological studies have established a link between collisions while driving and cannabis use. With the changing legal landscape around cannabis, there is much interest in determining ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...