AN ANALYSIS OF THE LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT COUNTERMEASURE
The purpose of the present study is to assess the effectiveness of the Alcohol-Related Traffic Safety programs of the Los Angeles Unified School District. The programs were considered effective if they helped in the reduction of DUI and crash recidivism. Effectiveness was also determined by looking to improve knowledge and altitudes with regard to alcohol and traffic safety. Regression analysis was used to determine the statistical effectiveness of the programs with regard to the reduction of DUI and crash recidivism. Major findings are given for: clients who had seven months of exposure to the program; clients who had eighteen months of exposure to the program. The report concludes that: Regressions showed age and prior arrest record for alcohol-related offenses to be closely associated with recidivism, profile data showed recidivists tended to come from ofter than professional and managerial occupations; persons who dropped the program prior to completion tended to be order than those who finished it; ofter completion of the program there was an improvement in knowledge and attitude scores on alcohol and traffic safety.
Los Angeles County, CaliforniaAlcohol Safety Action Project, 1540 Alcazar
Los Angeles, CA USA 90033
- Burch, H E
- Publication Date: 1975-5
- Features: Figures; Tables;
- Pagination: 54 p.
- TRT Terms: Countermeasures; Driver training; Drunk driving; Recidivism; Regression analysis; Traffic safety
- Identifier Terms: Alcohol Safety Action Program
- Old TRIS Terms: Asap (Alcohol safety action program)
- Subject Areas: Data and Information Technology; Highways; Safety and Human Factors; Security and Emergencies;
- Accession Number: 00132092
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
- Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: Contract DOT-HS-161
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Dec 1 2003 12:00AM