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PHR - 14/186/58

Evaluation of legislation to reduce the drink drive limit in Scotland: a natural experiment

Project title: Evaluation of legislation to reduce the drink drive limit in Scotland: a natural experiment

Call to action: 14/186 14/186 PHR Researcher-led Call Dec 2014

Research type: Evidence Synthesis

Chief investigator: Professor Jim LewseyORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-3811-8165

Lead Author: Professor Jim LewseyORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-3811-8165

Contractor: University of Glasgow

Cost: £88,713.40

Co-investigators: Dr Daniel Mackay, Professor Andrew Jones, Professor Emma McIntosh, Professor Jill Pell.

Started: January 2017 | Status: Published June 2019

ISRCTN: 38602189

This study found no effect on road traffic accident numbers or alcohol consumption in Scotland following the 2014 legislation change, which may be due to lack of awareness and enforcement.

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