The study analyzes fatal traffic crash data for Hennepin County, Minnesota and comparison areas. Emphasis is placed on alcohol involvement of fatally injured drivers between 1969 and 1976. Findings indicate that the proportion of fatally injured drivers in Hennepin County with illegal (> or = .10) blood alcohol concentrations declined from approximately 55% during 1970 and 1971 to less than 40% in 1975 and 1976. Corresponding percentages for neighboring counties went from 44% to 55% while the balance of the state remained constant over time near 50%.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Hennepin County Alcohol Safety Action Project

    625 2nd Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN  United States  55402

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1977-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 50 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00197613
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HCASAP/AS-1/577, DOT-HS-804-465
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-048-1-064
  • Files: NTIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 28 2002 12:00AM