Increased Crash Risk for Drugged Drivers

A new study published in Accident Analysis & Prevention (November 2013) shows that drug use is associated with a significantly increased risk of fatal crash involvement, particularly when used in combination with alcohol.

The case-control study was led by Dr. Guohua Li,¬†professor of epidemiology and director of the Center for Injury Epidemiology and Prevention at the Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.

Read more about the study’s results in recent media coverage.

You may also download the full text of the article.