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1. Report No.
 DOT HS 809 383
2. Government Accession No.
3. Recipient's Catalog No.
4. Title and Subtitle

Alcohol and Highway Safety 2001: A Review of the State of Knowledge

5. Report Date
November 2001
6. Performing Organization Code
7. Author(s)

Jones, R.K; and Lacey, J.H.

8. Performing Organization Report No.


9. Performing Organization Name and Address

Mid-America Research
611 Main Street
Winchester, MA 01890

10. Work Unit No. (TRAIS)
11. Contract or Grant No.
12. Sponsoring Agency Name and Address

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Office of Research and Traffic Records
400 7th Street, S.W.
Washington, DC 20590

13. Type of Report and Period Covered
Final Report
14. Sponsoring Agency Code
15. Supplementary Notes

Amy Berning was the Contracting Officer's Techncial Representative (COTR) for this project.

16. Abstract

Examines the state of knowledge of alcohol-impaired driving at the millennium. The review covers the entire spectrum of related research, from the nature of the societal problem created by alcohol-impaired driving on through the description and effects of programs that have addressed that problem. The review covers scientific literature published since 1990.

17. Key Words

DWI, DUI, alcohol-impaired drivers, alcohol safety, program effectiveness, alcohol-crash problem, alcohol-safety countermeasures, alcohol-related traffic crashes, traffic crash risk

18. Distribution Statement

This report is available from the National Tech­nical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22161, (703) 605-6000, and free of charge from the NHTSA web site at

19. Security Classif. (of this report)


20. Security Classif. (of this page)


21. No. of Pages


22. Price
Form DOT F 1700.7 (8-72) Reproduction of completed page authorized

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