License suspension is an effective way to reduce the problems caused by alcohol-impaired driving. Immediate administrative license suspension after arrest has many advantages over both discretionary and mandatory judicial supension and should increase the application of this penalty and its positive effects. There is wide variation in administrative license suspension laws and some are likely to more effective than others. Ways need to be identified and employed to make administrative license suspension laws more effective in promoting both specific and general deterrence.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prevention of Recidivism by DWI Offenders. Proceedings of an International Sympsiumm held in Santa Monica, California, May 11-13, 1990.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Brain Information Service

    California University, Center for Health Science
    Los Angeles, CA  United States  90024
  • Authors:
    • Williams, A
    • Weinberg, K
    • Fields, M
  • Publication Date: 1991-3

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  • Accession Number: 00607975
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-041 167
  • Files: HSL, TRIS
  • Created Date: May 31 1991 12:00AM