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P18. Law Enforcement Suspects Alcohol Use


Definition:

Driver or non-motorist involved in the crash suspected by law enforcement to have used alcohol.
Element Attributes:

No
Yes
Unknown


Rationale:

Alcohol-related crashes remain a serious traffic safety problem. Identifying crashes in which alcohol may have been involved will help evaluate the effectiveness of programs to decrease the incidence of drunk driving or to identify problem areas.