ALCOHOL RELATED PERFORMANCE DEFICIENCIES AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR DRIVING SAFETY

ALKOHOLBEDINGTE LEISTUNGSMAENGEL UND IHRE AUSWIRKUNGEN AUF DIE FAHRSICHERHEIT

THIS PAPER DISCUSSES THE RISKS CONSTITUTED BY DRUNKENNESS AT THE WHEEL FROM THE MEDICAL POINT OF VIEW AND APPEALS TO THE SENSE OF RESPONSIBILITY AND SELF CONTROL OF DRIVERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES. IT ALSO INDICATES THE BASIC NEED FOR A COMPREHENSIVE EXPLANATION OF THE FACTORS INVOLVED. SPECIFIC INVESTIGATION IS MADE OF RELATIVE INABILITY TO DRIVE AND THE EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL ON THE INDIVIDUAL FUNCTIONS OF THE BODY, IN PARTICULAR, ON NYSTAGMUS AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO DRIVING APTITUDE. IN ADDITION HABITS SUCH AS DRINKING QUICKLY AND TAKING A FINAL DRINK DIRECTLY BEFORE DRIVING ARE MENTIONED IN RELATION TO THEIR EFFECTS ON DRIVING APTITUDE.

  • Authors:
    • Heifer, U
  • Publication Date: 1972

Language

  • German

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  • Accession Number: 01304564
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 9:59AM