Alcohol's role in traffic deaths vastly underreported: Study

It's no secret that drinking and driving can be a deadly mix. But the role of alcohol in U.S. traffic deaths may be substantially underreported on death certificates, according to a study in the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

Between 1999 and 2009, more than 450,000 Americans were killed in a traffic crashes. But in cases where alcohol was involved, death certificates frequently failed to list alcohol as a cause of death.

Middlesex County promotes its "Don't Drive Dangerously" PSA contest

Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies is honored to participate in this long-standing and interactive approach to promote safe driving for teens and young adults. It is through collaboration between state and local governments and schools and community shareholders that important public health problems such as dangerous driving can be meaningfully addressed.

More at: http://alcoholstudies.rutgers.edu/dont-drive-dangerously-psa-contest-mid...