Discusses 2 ways the prevalence of alcohol-impaired driving can be affected by modifying the conditions under which alcohol is available. First, the laws governing availability might be altered to reduce consumption, in the population at large, or in segments of the population thought to be at risk for problem drinking. Second, even if consumption levels remain unchanged, laws relating to availability might be altered to reduce the likelihood that drinkers will drive while intoxicated. (57 ref) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)

Richard J. Bonnie, Regulating Conditions of Alcohol Availability: Possible Effects on Highway Safety, Supplement 10 Journal of Studies on Alcohol 129–143 (1985).