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