EVALUATION OF TREATMENT AND MONITORING PROGRAMS FOR DRUNKEN DRIVERS

This study compared recidivism rates over a two year period following a drunken driving conviction of 8938 offenders divided into four groups; (a) individuals sentenced to 1 to 4 weeks in an inpatient facility, (b) individuals placed on a weekly, face to face monitoring program for a period of 1 to 2 years, (c) individuals assigned to neither of these programs and (d) individuals assigned to both treatments. Offenders sentenced to the inpatient facility or the monitor program or both demonstrated significantly lower recidivism rates than those not receiving either of these treatments. Differences in recidivism were most pronounced among the first time offenders.(A)

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  • Corporate Authors:

    International Association for Accident and Traffic Medicine

    Huddinge University Hospital Center, Traffic Medicine Center
    Stockholm,   Sweden  141 86
  • Authors:
    • Voas, R B
    • Tippetts, A S
  • Publication Date: 1990

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 15-26
  • Serial:
    • Journal of traffic medicine
    • Volume: 18
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: International Association for Accident and Traffic Medicine
    • ISSN: 0345-5564

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00606774
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1991 12:00AM