Key Researchers


Key Resources: DUI Policy

Citations from Key Results

Begg, D.J., Stephenson, S., Alsop, J., Langley, J. (2001). Impact of graduated driver licensing restrictions on crashes involving young drivers in New Zealand. Injury Prevention, 7, 292-296.
Carpenter, C. S., Kloska, D. D., O’Malley, P., Johnston, L. (2007). Alcohol control policies and youth alcohol consumption: Evidence from 28 years of Monitoring the Future. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 7, Article 25.
Chaloupka, F. J., Saffer, H., Grossman, M. (1993). Alcohol-control policies and motor-vehicle fatalities. Journal of Legal Studies, 22, 161-186.
Cooper, D., Gillen, D., Atkins, F. (2004). Impacts of California’s graduated licensing law of 1998: An assessment by the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Berkeley of the effects of the law on fatal and injury crashes of 16 year-old drivers. Berkeley, CA: University of California.
Elder, R. W., Shults, R. A., Sleet, D. A., Nichols, J. L., Zaza, S., Thompson, R. S. (2002). Effectiveness of sobriety checkpoints for reducing alcohol-involved crashes. Traffic Injury Prevention, 3, 266-274.
Fell, J. C., Fisher, D. A., Voas, R. B., Blackman, K., Tippetts, A. S. (2007, October). The relationship of 16 underage drinking laws to reductions of underage drinking drivers in fatal crashes in the United States. Paper presented at the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, Melbourne, Australia.
Fell, J. C., Voas, R. B. (2006). The effectiveness of reducing illegal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limits for driving: Evidence for lowering the limit to .05 BAC. Journal of Safety Research, 37, 233-243.
Kaplan, S., Prato, C. G. (2007). Impact of BAC limit reduction on different population segments: A Poisson fixed effect analysis. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 39, 1146-1154.
Kirley, B. B., Feller, A., Braver, E., Langenberg, P. (2008). Does the Maryland graduated driver licensing law affect both 16-year-old drivers and those who share the road with them? Journal of Safety Research, 39, 295-301.
Kyrpi, K., Voas, R.B., Langley, J.D., Stephenson, S.C.R., Begg, D.J., Tippetts, A.S., Davie, G.S. (2006). Minimum purchasing age for alcohol and traffic crash injuries among 15- to 19-year-olds in New Zealand. American Journal of Public Health 96, 126-131.
Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free (2007). Guide to leadership to keep children alcohol free. Retrieved on December 12, 2007.
Legge, J. S., Park, J. (1994). Policies to reduce alcohol-impaired driving: Evaluating elements of deterrence. Social Science Quarterly, 75, 594-606.
Liang, L., Huang, J. (2008). Go out or stay in? The Effects of zero tolerance laws on alcohol use and drinking and driving patterns among college students. Health Economics, 17, 1261-1275.
Masten, S.V., Hagge, R.A. (2003). Evaluation of California’s graduated driver licensing program. Sacramento, CA: Department of Motor Vehicles.
Mayhew DR, Donelson AC, Beirness DJ, Simpson HM. Youth, alcohol and relative risk of crash involvement. Accid Anal Prev 1986; 18:273 - 87.
National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. (2001). Alcohol and highway safety 2001: A review of the state of knowledge. Retrieved on December 3, 2007.
National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. (2001). Community how to guides on underage drinking prevention. Retrieved on December 12, 2007.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. (1996). Drinking and driving. Retrieved on December 12, 2007.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. (1997). Youth drinking: Risk factors and consequences. Retrieved on December 12, 2007.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. (2001). Alcohol and transportation safety. Retrieved on December 12, 2007.
Neyens, D. M., Donmez, B., Boyle, L. N. (2008). The Iowa graduated driver licensing program: Effectiveness in reducing crashes of teenage drivers. Journal of Safety Research, 39, 383-390.
O’Malley, P. M., Wagenaar, A. C. (1991). Effects of minimum drinking age laws on alcohol use, related behaviors and traffic crash involvement among American youth: 1976-1987. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 52(5), 478-491.
Ruhm, C. J. (1996). Alcohol policies and highway vehicle fatalities. Journal of Health Economics, 15, 435-454.
Shope, J. T. (2007). Graduated driver licensing: Review of evaluation results since 2002. Journal of Safety Research, 38, 165-175.
Shope, J.T., Molnar, L.J. (2004). Michigan’s graduated driver licensing program: Evaluation of the first four years. Journal of Safety Research, 35, 337-344.
Shults, R. A., Elder, R. W., Sleet, D. A., Nichols, J. L., Alao, A. O., Carande-Kulis, V. G., et al. (2001). Reviews of evidence regarding interventions to reduce alcohol-impaired driving. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 21, 66-88.
Sloan, F. A., Reilly, B. A., Schenzler, C. (1994). Effects of prices, civil and criminal sanctions, and law enforcement on alcohol-related mortality. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 55, 454-465.
Subramanian, R. (2006). Motor vehicle traffic crashes as a leading cause of death in the United States, 2003. Traffic Safety Facts: Research Note, DOT HS 810 568, Washington, D.C., National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Tippetts, A. S., Voas, R. B., Fell, J. C., Nichols, J. L. (2004). A meta-analysis of .08 laws in 19 jurisdictions in the United States. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 37, 149-161.
Villaveces, A., Cummings, P., Koepsell, T. D., Rivara, F. P., Lumley, T., Moffat, J. (2003). Association of alcohol-related laws with deaths due to motor vehicle and motorcycle crashes in the United States, 1980-1997. American Journal of Epidemiology, 157, 131-140.
Voas, R. B. (2008). A new look at NHTSA’s Evaluation of the 1984 Charlottesville Sobriety Checkpoint Program: Implications for current checkpoint issues. Traffic Injury Prevention, 9, 22-30.
Voas, R. B., Tippetts, A. S., Fell, J. (2000). The relationship of alcohol safety laws to drinking drivers in fatal crashes. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 32, 483-492.
Wagenaar, A. C., Maldonado-Molina, M. M. (2007). Effects of drivers’ license suspension policies on alcohol-related crash involvement: Long-term follow-up in forty-six states. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31, 1399-1406.
Wagenaar, A. C., Maldonado-Molina, M. M., Erickson, D. J., Ma, L., Tobler, A. L., Komro, K. A. (2007b). General deterrence effects of U.S. statutory DUI fine and jail penalties: Long-term follow up in 32 states. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 39, 982-994.
Wagenaar, A. C., Maldonado-Molina, M. M., Ma, L., Tobler, A. L., Komro, K. A. (2007a). Effects of legal BAC limits on fatal crash involvement: Analyses of 28 states from 1976 through 2002. Journal of Safety Research 38, 493-499.
Wagenaar, A.C. (1983). Raising the legal drinking age in Maine: Impact on traffic accidents among young drivers. International Journal of the Addictions, 18, 365-377.
Wagenaar, A.C., O’Malley, P.M., Lafond, C. (2001). Lowered legal BAC limits for young drivers: Effects on drinking, driving, and driving-after-drinking behaviors in 30 states. American Journal of Public Health, 91, 801-804.
Wagenaar, A.C., Toomey, T.L. (2002). Effects of minimum drinking age laws: Review and analyses of the literature from 1960-2000. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supp 114, 206-225.
Whetten-Goldstein, K., Sloan, F. A., Stout, E., Liang, L. (2000). Civil liability, criminal law, and other policies and alcohol-related motor vehicle fatalities in the United States: 1984-1995. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 32, 723-733.
Williams A.F. Teenage drivers: patterns of risk. J Safety Res 2003; 34:5–15.
Williams, A.F., Ferguson, S.A. Shope, J.T. (2002). Rationale for graduated licensing and the risks it should address. Injury Prevention, 8, 9-16.
Young, D. J., Likens, T. W. (2000). Alcohol regulation and auto fatalities. International Review of Law and Economics, 20, 107-126.
Zhu, M., Chu, H., Li, G. (2009). Effects of graduated driver licensing on licensure and traffic injury rates in Upstate New York. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 41, 531-535.
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