Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/48721
Citations
Scopus Web of ScienceĀ® Altmetric
?
?
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorMoore, V.en
dc.contributor.authorBarker, J.en
dc.contributor.authorRyan, G.en
dc.contributor.authorMcLean, J.en
dc.date.issued1993en
dc.identifier.citationDrug and Alcohol Review, 1993; 12(3):251-258en
dc.identifier.issn0959-5236en
dc.identifier.issn1465-3362en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/48721-
dc.description.abstractThis study examines the links between random breath testing (RBT), driver perception of the likelihood of apprehension if illegally drink-driving, and drink-driving behaviour in Adelaide, South Australia. It is based on information gained from surveys of night-time drivers in metropolitan Adelaide, during 1987, 1989 and 1991. Overall, about 25% of the sample in each year thought that illegal drink-driving was likely to result in apprehension. This perception was consistently lower for males and for those aged less than 30 years than for their counterparts, however, there was evidence that it increased with exposure to RBT, notably when that exposure was recent. Also, compared with other drivers, fewer drivers who thought that apprehension was likely had an illegal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) when surveyed, or reported that they would be likely to drive if they thought that they had an illegal BAC. However, the majority of drivers who thought that detection was unlikely also reported that they would be unlikely to drink-drive. These results suggest the need for some re-direction of current RBT activities.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityV.M. Moore, J. Barker, G.A. Ryan & A.J. McLeanen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subjectdrink driving; likelihood of apprehension; random breath testingen
dc.titleThe effect of random breath testing on perception of likelihood of apprehension and on illegal drink-drivingen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.rmid0030001355en
dc.contributor.organisationCentre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR)en
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/09595239300185291en
dc.identifier.pubid65361-
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
dc.identifier.orcidMoore, V. [0000-0001-9505-6450]en
Appears in Collections:Centre for Automotive Safety Research publications

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.