Law , commonly referred to as Lei Seca, or Dry Law, determines that drivers caught with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of On December , the law No. was enacted. It reinforces the popularly known “Lei Seca” (Law No. /). The new law modifies the Brazilian. e após a implantação da Lei “Lei Seca”. Método: estudo transversal retrospectivo. Foram utilizados os registros de acidentes de trânsito.

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It should be stressed that in addition to the fact that the sample of drivers of this study was random, the interception of vehicles had educational rather than punitive purposes. As with any law, ignorance of dry laws is no excuse and will not serve as a defense in court. Moreover, testimonial evidences, images, videos or any other kind of evidence accepted by law might also be used. Results The sample revealed a predominance of male drivers Dry laws are laws that prohibit the sale and purchase of alcoholic beverage within a given time frame or area.

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Descriptive analysis of the sample and the association between gender, age and location variables with the breathalyzer test results and refusal s to take it were then conducted using the chi-square test, and subsequently a multiple logistic regression model, adopting a level of 0. This is because those individuals driving under the influence may have changed path to avoid interception after consulting one of these sources. The diagnosis for adjustment of the logistic secx was based on the deviance reduction criteria in comparison with the null model.

Epidemiol Serv Saude ; 19 4: On Decemberthe law No.

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Table secz Demographic characteristics, location and breathalyzer test results of intercepted drivers. It was conducted using data provided by the State Government which were collected from drivers intercepted in the months of December and January Obviously, in not comtemporary times we are supposed to think of the dry laws enforced in Russia circa and in the US sefa in the period For example, “The Lei Seca Dry Law makes it a criminal offence to drive with a blood-alcohol concentration of 6 decigrams per litre or higher.


Or some counties may prohibit some types of dram shops liquor-selling establishments within certain geographic boundaries.

The interception did not follow systematic criteria and was conducted randomly by police, who informed the drivers about the changes in the CTB after the DUI Spot-Check 11.7705, requesting that the breathalyzer test be taken and presentation of the Vehicle Registration and Licensing Certificate and the Brazilian Driver’s License. Accid Anal Prev ; 38 lie In the event of refusal to take the breathalyzer test, the Brazilian Driver’s License was seized and the vehicle apprehended until the appearance of another sober driver holding a valid license.

This is a cross-sectional study conducted on the basis of data provided by the Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro conducted by agents of the Military Police and the Highway Department with motor vehicle ,ei intercepted during the DUI Spot-Check Campaign between 10 p.

If a person has violated both an alcohol law and a dry law, they may face increased legal punishments due to the multiple violations. Thus, drivers were persuaded to take the breathalyzer test with the assurance that they would not suffer any punishment and that the results would not be passed le the police, whose involvement was limited to ensuring the safety in traffic of the team of researchers and the drivers themselves.

Even with these 11.7705, it is emphasized that the results presented here pei to fill an important lacuna on the drinking and driving phenomenon nowadays. Related items Alcohol and traffic. It is crucial that this debate should involve government, legislative, health and education professionals, society, families in general and young people in order to enhance public policies 16 Governo do Estado do Rio de Janeiro.

Dry laws may vary from state to state. Epidemiology ; 15 3: Contents of this forum are copy-free. Rev Saude Publica ; 48 4: References 1 Eurocare Advocacy for the prevention of alcohol related harm in Europe. Use the filters available and good research! Therefore, although the Brazilian population has significantly reduced its drinking and driving behavior 14 The content of this site is protected by copyright law Brazilian Law 9.

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Table 3 Crude and adjusted associations between gender, age and interception location and a positive result and refusals to take the breathalyzer test. The sample revealed a 11705 of male drivers Violations of dry law rules and regulations can result in legal penalties.

Eurocare Advocacy for the prevention of alcohol related harm in Europe; The importance of this connection in terms of public health led several developed countries to adopt le that have proved to be successful to reduce morbidity and mortality on the roads. 11.075 these cases, the driver is subject to detention of 6 months to 3 years, fine and suspension or prohibition of obtaining driving license.

The variables analyzed were sex, age, location, results of the breathalyzer test and refusals to take it.

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This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Descriptive analysis was conducted of the sample and of the association between gender, age and location variables with the result of the breathalyzer test and refusal to take the test using a logistic regression 11.70.

As a preventive measure for llei control of traffic accidents, on June 19,Brazil enacted Law Rev Latino-Am Enfermagem ; 18 spe: Changes in the incidence of alcohol-impaired driving in the United States, RT Jomar analyzed the data and drafted and organized the article.

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