YOUNG, DRUNK, DANGEROUS AND DRIVING: UNDERAGE DRINKING AND DRIVING RESEARCH FINDINGS

Drug and alcohol abuse have been identified by a number of commentators as the number one problem facing the youth of America. Fatal vehicular accidents resulting from drunk driving is the number one cause of death among the fifteen to twenty-four year-old age group. This report provides a summary of major, recent research findings concerning illegal alcohol use and intoxicated driving among American youth. The following questions are raised and answered: What does research tell us about the nature of underage drinking and driving? What health, social and legal ramifications are associated with drinking and driving? What are the characteristics and behavioral patterns of underage drinkers who drive?

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Alcohol and Drug Problems Assn of North America

    c/o MICAP, P.O. Box 10212
    Lansing, MI  United States  48901
  • Authors:
    • Little, R
    • Clontz, K
  • Publication Date: 1994

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 37-49
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00669352
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1994 12:00AM