SOME METHODOLOGICAL LESSONS FROM AMERICAN ROADSIDE BREATHTESTING EXPERIENCES

From 1970 to 1976 one nationwide and over 100 local roadside breathtesting surveys were carried out in the United States. There was considerable variations among these surveys in sampling methods, breathtesting devices, types of personnel used, physical layouts, procedures for handling drivers found to be impaired, resulting response rates, etc. In the national survey there were also different means for transporting and housing the three survey teams. These differences in procedures will be discussed, and suggestions as to the most effective procedures will be put forth.

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  • Pagination: p. 141

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00396588
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-037 591
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1985 12:00AM