ERIC Number: ED107797
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Highway Safety Program Manual: Volume 8: Alcohol in Relation to Highway Safety.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Volume 8 of the 19-volume Highway Safety Program Manual (which provides guidance to State and local governments on preferred highway safety practices) concentrates on alcohol in relation to highway safety. The purpose and objectives of the alcohol program are outlined. Federal authority in the area of highway safety and general policies regarding the alcohol program are described. Program development and operations (planning, chemical and behavioral tests, qualifications of personnel, tests following fatal crashes, and implied consent) are presented. Criteria and procedures for program evaluation are described. Procedures for filing operational, management information, evaluation, and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports are outlined. Local government participation is briefly described. Appendixes contain the Highway Safety Program Standard Eight, Alcohol in Relation to Highway Safety; a glossary of definitions; references; a list of representative projects; a list of resource organizations; an alcoholic influence report form; minimum educational and experience requirements for a laboratory director and laboratory analyst; standard report for alcoholic involvement in fatal accidents; pertinent sections of the Uniform Vehicle Code; and a summary of the 1968 Alcohol and Highway Safety Report. (NH)
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Guidelines, Local Government, Objectives, Policy, Program Evaluation, Reports, State Government, State Programs, Traffic Safety
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (No price given)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.