driving under the influence

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Driving under the influence. The act of operating a moving vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other neuropharmacolic agents

driving under the influence (of alcohol)

DUI, driving while intoxicated, DWI Public health The act of operating a moving vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. See Alcohol, Moving vehicle accident.
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Other articles relevant to this review include "Effectiveness of Behavioral Highway Safety Countermeasures" [146], "Preventing Impaired Driving: Opportunities and Problems" [182], and "Programs and Policies Designed to Reduce Impaired Driving" [183].
(17) In the 1960s, an impaired driving suspect (Schmerber) was in the hospital being treated for injuries sustained in an automobile crash.
However, establishing causal linkages between cannabis use and impaired driving is difficult.
"Busting this myth requires states to expand their impaired driving campaigns to include marijuana and opioids along with alcohol to show drivers that impairment is impairment, regardless of substance."
Other variables selected for the models included environmental condition such as weather and lighting condition, roadway characteristics including presence of intersection and traffic control, geometric characteristics such as alignment and profile, temporal characteristics, and impaired driving. Indian reservations have high prevalence of alcohol-impaired driving and the highest alcohol-related motor vehicle death rate of all races [17].
The researchers examined the lab results of drivers arrested for impaired driving, finding that the results suggest that legal limits for marijuana and driving are problematic for the following reasons:
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If you have a develop-ing medical condition that may increase the risk of impaired driving If you are starting additional medication known to alter the metabolism of your existing drugs For legitimately obtained medicines, you should keep evidence with you in casyou are stopped by the police Evidence shows that the risk of accidents is significantly increased if alcohol is taken with any of the drugs in the new legislation Mr Aggarwal said: "Do not drive if your medicine causes drowsiness, dizziness, loss of concentration, visual disturbances, if you are starting a new medicine or changing doses, as this could temporarily increase the risk f impaired driving.
The New Hampshire Liquor Commission's Division of Enforcement and Licensing announced a stepped-up effort to combat impaired driving and alcohol abuse during the holiday season.
Students were asked to script or storyboard a 30-second PSA about the dangers of impaired driving, which means operating a vehicle while tired or under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
Most of the studies done thus far have produced conflicting results about impaired driving, or are at best inconclusive.
with a criminal record for impaired driving. But visitors to Canada are not allowed to enter if their impaired driving conviction is for having blood-alcohol content over the Canadian limit of .08%.