BREATH ALCOHOL IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICES: CONTROLLING THE RECIDIVIST

The study compares the recidivism rates or two groups of Illinois drivers who had their driver's licenses revoked for alcohol-impaired driving and who received restricted driving permits. Drivers in both groups had more than two driving under the influence (DUI) actions against their record within 5 years or were classified as level III alcohol dependents. The drivers in one group were requires to install breath alcohol ignition interlock devices in their vehicles and drivers in the other group were not. The research fofund that drivers with the interlock were one-fifth as likely to be arrested for DUI during the 1 year the device was installed as the comparison group which did not have the device.

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    Taylor & Francis

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    Abingdon,   United Kingdom  OX14 4RN
  • Authors:
    • Raub, R A
    • Lucke, R E
    • Wark, R I
  • Publication Date: 2003-9

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00963084
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Sep 28 2003 12:00AM