Do Stricter Penalties Deter Drinking and Driving? An Empirical Investigation of Canadian Impaired Driving Laws

In this paper I attempt to assess empirically the effects of Canadian impaired driving legislation enacted between 1976 to 1992. On average, penalties for impaired driving have limited impact on impaired driver fatalities. Instead, trends in impaired driver deaths are significantly correlated with t...

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Published in:The Canadian Journal of Economics / Revue canadienne d'Economique, Vol. 34, No. 1 (2001), p. 149-164
Main Author: Sen, Anindya
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1540-5982
Item Description:Copyright: Copyright Canadian Economics Association
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
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