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.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Los Angeles County, California

    Alcohol Safety Action Project, 1540 Alcazar
    Los Angeles, CA  USA  90033
  • Authors:
    • Burch, H E
  • Publication Date: 1975-5

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 54 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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