Drinking and Driving: Getting Young People Drunk to Prove a Point

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A drunk-driving intervention program that gets young people drunk and then puts them behind the wheel? That's exactly what "Alcohol-free on the road," a research and intervention program lead by the University of Groningen, aims to do.  More than 1200 drivers aged 18-24 have participated with successful results. Young adults that participated in the program exhibited improved awareness and drove less under the influence. See how this unconventional study has been conducted and how the research has developed in the last decade in the v.43:no.3 issue of Accident Analysis & Prevention, article title: "Let them experience a ride under the influence of alcohol; A successful intervention program?"