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Laws to reduce legal Blood Alcohol Concentration

Program Type: Policy - An ordinance, resolution, or law passed by a community that produces positive results.

Description:
These laws establish a separate, lower blood alcohol concentration at which it is illegal to drive a motor vehicle for drivers targeted by the law. The target population is newly licensed drivers or drivers under a specified age. This intervention is effective in reducing overall crash rates, crash injuries and fatal alcohol-related crashes. It is recommended based on scientific evidence.

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Health Indicator(s):
Excessive Alcohol Consumption

Service Area:
Nationwide

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URL: http://www.ihs.gov/NonMedicalPrograms/HPDP/index.cfm?module=focus&option=injury&suboption=IVpractices&suboption2=drivers&newquery=1

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Site or Location Name: Lower Blood Alcohol Concentration for Young or Inexperienced Drivers (policy)
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