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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2005

Effectiveness of School-Based Programs for Reducing Drinking and Driving and Riding with Drinking Drivers: A Systematic Review (Community Guide Recommendation)

Description of Resource: 
School-based instructional programs are recommended to reduce riding with alcohol-impaired drivers, but there was insufficient evidence to determine whether these programs reduce alcohol-impaired driving or alcohol-related crashes. There was insufficient evidence to determine the effectiveness of peer organizations or social norming campaigns in reducing alcohol-impaired driving because of the small number of studies. School-based programs to reduce alcohol-impaired driving include instructional programs.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
Community Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Educational and Community-Based Programs
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
Elder RW, Nichols JL, Shults RA, Sleet DA, Barrios LC, Compton R, and the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Effectiveness of School-Based Programs for Reducing Drinking and Driving and Driving and Riding with Drinking Drivers: A Systematic Review. Am J Prev Med [Internet]. 2005 Jun [cited 2013 Feb 25];28(5S):288–304. Available from: http://www.thecommunityguide.org/mvoi/mvoi-AJPM-evrev-school-based.pdf