Traffic Medicine

  • Ian F. Wall
  • Steven B. Karch
Part of the Forensic Science and Medicine book series (FSM)


riving a motor vehicle is a complex task requiring a reasonable level of physical fitness, accurate perception, and appropriate judgment. All these factors can be affected by drugs and alcohol, greatly increasing the risk of accidents. Many medical conditions (and their treatments) may impair fitness to drive and are considered first.


Police Officer Blood Alcohol Blood Alcohol Concentration Traffic Safety Blood Alcohol Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian F. Wall
    • 1
  • Steven B. Karch
    • 2
  1. 1.KetteringUK
  2. 2.City and County of San Francisco

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