Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources

Alcohol-Related Road Casualties in Official Crash Statistics

Policy Insights

  • Review how data on alcohol-related road crashes is collected.
  • Aim for a systematic alcohol testing of every road user actively involved in a serious crash.
  • Use statistical analysis methods to better estimate the number of alcohol-related road fatalities.
  • Harmonise definitions of alcohol-related road casualties.
  • Conduct future research on how to measure alcohol-related road crashes involving pedestrians and cyclists.

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