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Drink Driving in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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posted on 03.06.2020, 01:50 by Natalie Watson-Brown, Verity Truelove, James Freeman, Jeremy Davey
A brief five minute cross-sectional online survey was designed to examine the effects of COVID-19 on drink-driving behaviours. Five foci were explored in the survey including driving behaviour, drinking behaviour, drink-driving behaviour, perceptions of RBT, and response to suspended routine RBT due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants are licensed drivers from Queensland, Australia and aged at least 18 years. A total of 350 participants (Mean age = 35 years) have participated in the survey to date.

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Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC)

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Declaration of conflicts of interest

None

Corresponding author email

nwatsonb@usc.edu.au

Lead author country

Australia

Lead author job role

Higher Education Researcher

Lead author institution

University of the Sunshine Coast

Human Participants

Yes

Ethics statement

Approval was granted by the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Human Research Ethics Committee (Approval number A201370). Written consent was required prior to completing the survey.

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