Deterrence and the drinking driver.
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Published by Law Foundation of New South Wales in Sydney .
Written in English


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SeriesCriminal Justice Monograph Series -- 2
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Open LibraryOL13847385M

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Get this from a library! Deterrence of the drinking driver: an international survey. [H Laurence Ross; United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.]. Policing and Punishing the Drinking Driver: A Study of General and Specific Deterrence (Research in Criminology) - Kindle edition by Homel, Ross. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Policing and Punishing the Drinking Driver: A Study of General and Specific Deterrence (Research in. Policing and Punishing the Drinking Driver is at one level about the impact of specific drinking-driving countermeasures (punishments imposed by courts on convicted offenders and random breath testing) in a particular place (New South Wales, Australia) in two particular years ( and ). At another level, however, the research reported herein is concerned with general questions of Brand: Springer-Verlag New York. The first half of the book gives the history of deterrence, describes different types, and contrasts the concept with its competitors, including prevention, pre-emption, and compellence. He also draws on the literature from criminology, which is rarely considered in the international context.5/5(3).

laws that automatically stripped the license of any underage driver with BAC exceeding low thresholds normally ranging from to Given the di⁄erent threshold relevant for young drivers, this paper restricts attention to those above the legal drinking age. At the same time that states were lowering the BAC level needed for a DUI. PDF | On Jan 1, , R. Homel and others published Drivers who drink and rational choice: Random breath testing and the process of deterrence | Find, read and cite all the research you need on Author: Ross Homel. In studies of drinking and driving deterrence in adult populations, Ross , Ross reviewed evaluations of two types of drinking and driving countermeasures: (a) Scandinavian-type laws promising severe penalties; and (b) law enforcement crackdowns aimed at Cited by: Policing and Punishing the Drinking Driver is at one level about the impact of specific drinking-driving countermeasures (punishments imposed by courts on convicted offenders and random breath testing) in a particular place (New South Wales, Australia) in two particular years ( and ). At another level, however, the research reported herein is concerned with general questions of.

A testable hypothesis of deterrence theory is that efforts to increase the expected cost of criminal activity by increasing the threat of punishment should, other things being equal, reduce the crime rate. In this paper, we examine whether the incidence of drinking and driving is responsive to Cited by: Deterrence of drinking-driving: (DUI) laws is to deter the public from drinking and driving. Deterrence theory proposes that behavior will be inhibited if the actor perceives that apprehension and punishment are likely to occur, will occur swiftly, and punishment will be appropriately severe (Gibbs, ). E. MaguinAn evaluation of the Cited by: policing and punishing the drinking driver: a study of general and specific deterrence The major objective of this study is to test the claims for the deterrent effectiveness of two aspects of the criminal justice system by investigating the process whereby deterrence may take place. General deterrence approaches have been applied to the drinking driver problem for decades. For example, the statutory formula of first offense-misdemeanor and second offense-felony has been a common application of general deterrence in the United States since the .