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  1. Should motorcycles be operated within the legal alcohol limits for automobiles.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais

    Clinical chemistry. International congress. , 1990/07.

    A motorcycle simulator was used to assess operating performance of 14 experienced motorcyclists with varying breath alcohol concentrations.

    Riding error scores in three defensive and evasive maneuvers plus distance traveled in a standard time period were documented at baseline and at predetermined intervals following controlled alcohol consumption.

    The results revealed a positive correlation between total errors and breath alcohol concentrations within a range well below the commonly accepted legal limit of intoxication of 0.10 mg/dL.

    There was a highly significant increase (p<0.0055) in an operator's tendency to leave the roadway (an error that is frequently fatal for motorcyclists), as well as a reduction in ability to complete a timed course.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Exploration, Homme, Motocyclette, Conduite véhicule, Conducteur véhicule, Alcoolisme, Sécurité trafic

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Exploration, Human, Motor cycle, Vehicle driving, Vehicle driver, Alcoholism, Traffic safety

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0660658

    Code Inist : 002B30A02A. Création : 199406.