Ideas and Opinions17 April 2018
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    Despite decades of progress, more than 10 000 alcohol-related driving fatalities occur each year, and that number is increasing. Alcohol impairment remains the leading cause of traffic deaths: Approximately 30% involve 1 or more drivers with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above state limits for driving, and 50% involve a BAC above 0. To identify ways of reinvigorating efforts to reduce this trend, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to form a committee to study the problem. The committee's report (1) makes recommendations based on that rigorous study.

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