MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS AND ALCOHOL. A SURVEY OF FATALITIES IN THE CAPE PENINSULA

Autopsy was performed on a total of 48 motorcycle accident victims (39 riders and 9 passengers) in Cape Town during 1982. Thirty-nine (81%) were under 30 years of age, while 61,3% of the riders tested were found to have alcohol in their blood, 42% having a blood alcohol level of more than 0,10 g/dl.

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    Medical Association of South Africa

    P.O. Box 643
    Cape Town 8000,   South Africa 
  • Authors:
    • Fosseus, C G
  • Publication Date: 1983-7-30

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  • Accession Number: 00392235
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-037 329
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 30 1985 12:00AM