By Steven Olsen; Dean R Gerstein
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They could remind a driver and anyone else whose aid was enlisted that he or she was about to do a dangerous thing. The general public would probably object to the inconvenience, annoyance, and cost of having such devices in all cars. But they could be installed in the cars of select groups, such as people who have been arrested for drunk driving before. CONCLUSIONS To deal effectively with drunk driving, society must approach the problem from many different directions simultaneously. Beefed-up surveillance and tougher penalties for drunk drivers are two approaches that must be part of the solution.
It might include personal rules of thumb for knowing how much alcohol one can drink before reaching a certain BAC level, self-administered sobriety tests, or alternatives to driving when one has had too much to drink. Of course, such information would have to exist for it to be disseminated, and increased research is needed on such matters. But even where usable findings are available, a serious problem remains. Mass media campaigns invariably shy away from any suggestion that people might drive after drinking, whether that drinking results in drunkenness or not.
Alcohol in America : taking action to prevent abuse by Steven Olsen; Dean R Gerstein