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How can we reduce alcohol-related road crash deaths among young Australians?

Abstract:

In the United States, policy experiments over a 20-year period have demonstrated that road crash deaths among young adults can be substantially reduced by raising the minimum legal drinking age to 21 years. A recent evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of policies for reducing alcohol-related harm in Australia found that, if the US experience were to be replicated in Australia, raising the minimum legal drinking age would be more cost-effective than random breath testing and drink-driving cam...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Medical journal of Australia
Volume:
192
Issue:
8
Pages:
464-466
Publication date:
2010-04-05
EISSN:
1326-5377
ISSN:
0025-729X
URN:
uuid:aa32a55d-234d-407e-8e80-e5650dadd0da
Source identifiers:
489896
Local pid:
pubs:489896

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