NATIONWIDE SURVEY GIVES A CLEARER PICTURE OF DRINKING AND DRIVING PATTERNS IN NORWAY

LANDSOMFATTENDE UNDERSOKELSE GIR ET KLARERE BILDE AV PROMILLEKJORINGEN I NORGE

A nationwide survey was carried out in Norway from September 1981 to September 1982 to discover the extent of driving under the influence of alcohol and how this varies geographically and with different times. More than 70000 drivers were checked and it was found out that an average of 0.17 percent of all driving takes place with a blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) of over 0.5%, that in urban areas the proportion of driving with a BAC of more than 0.5% varies from one part of the country to another, the variation in rural areas is small, there is more drinking and driving in summer, on the weekend in urban areas, in the day time, that it is mostly men that drink and drive, that drinking and driving increase with age and finally that driving under the influence of alcohol is extremely dangerous.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Norwegian Institute of Transport Economics

    Gransesvingen 7, P.O. Box 6110, Etterstad
    Oslo,   Norway  N-0602
  • Publication Date: 1983-11

Language

  • Norwegian

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 4 p.

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00394714
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Leaflet 33, HS-037 808
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 30 1985 12:00AM