Coffee and Conversation III – May 13, 2019

 

A Policy Solution to the Enduring Alcohol-related Motor Vehicle Crash Problem

 

Rob Foss
Sr. Research Scientist, UNC Highway Safety Research Center, UNC-CH

 

Did programs like MADD work, or is the decline in drunk driving simply a matter of changing demographics? Did traffic safety professionals ever truly solve this problem? In this session, we will explore the enduring challenges of road safety, explore relationships among driver behavior, social norms, and organized advocacy, and assess a wisely integrated system that reflects a comprehensive understanding of the many issues involved can make a huge difference.