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Drinking & Driving

Marshall B. Stearn

Drinking & Driving

Know Your Limits & Liabilities

by Marshall B. Stearn

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Park West .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Research,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKim Peterson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11627947M
    ISBN 100961048026
    ISBN 109780961048020
    OCLC/WorldCa12737591

    Read this Miscellaneous Research Paper and o other research documents. Drinking and Driving. Introduction Alcohol is enjoyed by many throughout the world. As one of the most popular legal drugs to sell in /5(1).   Chiara Power, 15, of San Juan Island in Washington state has no interest in dating, driving, working for pay or drinking alcohol — . Epidemiology and Consequences of Drinking and Driving Ralph Hingson, Sc.D., and Michael Winter, M.P.H. Ralph Hingson, Sc.D., is a professor in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department and associate dean for research, and Michael Winter, M.P.H., is a data analyst in the Data Coordinating Center, both at the Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, .


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