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Kim Wolff

In: The SAGE Handbook of Drug & Alcohol Studies Volume 2

Chapter 26: Different Approaches to Setting Limits for Drugs and Alcohol Use When Driving

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Different Approaches to Setting Limits for Drugs and Alcohol Use When Driving
Different Approaches to Setting Limits for Drugs and Alcohol Use When Driving
Kim Wolff
Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

There is a considerable amount of information in the scientific literature regarding drugs and driving. It is well known that the use of alcohol or drugs can impact on a number of driving skills, such as attention, tracking, reaction time, information processing, perception, psychomotor skills, visual function and increased risk-taking (Ogden and Moskowitz, 2004; Penning et al, 2010).

International approaches to setting concentration thresholds for drug driving

Several approaches have been taken to manage those who drive under the influence of psychoactive substances. Setting a concentration threshold for a psychoactive drug in relation to road traffic legislation ...

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