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Drink-Driving: A Road Safety Manual for Decision-Makers and Practitioners

18 May 2022

This revised manual from WHO provides guidance for decision-makers and practitioners to reduce the prevalence of drink driving and associated road trauma . It draws on experience from countries that have succeeded in achieving and sustaining reductions in alcohol-related road trauma, and includes recommendations for developing and implementing drink driving legislation, and advice on how to monitor and evaluate progress. 

It can be downloaded here.

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