EFFECTS OF TWO LIQUOR STORE STRIKES ON DRUNKENNESS, IMPAIRED DRIVING AND TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS

Liquor stores in St. John's Newfoundland, and Halifax, Nova Scotia, were closed by strikes for 9 and 4 weeks. In neither city were there significant differences between the strike and nonstrikes periods in the number of persons charged with driving while impaired or in traffic accidents and fatalities. In St. John's however, there was significant decrease in public drunkenness arrests (p less than 0.001). /Author/

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    Center for Alcohol Studies

    Rutgers University
    New Brunswick, NJ  United States  08003
  • Authors:
    • Smart, R G
  • Publication Date: 1977-9

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  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 1785-89
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  • Accession Number: 00178234
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 19 1978 12:00AM