Law , commonly referred to as Lei Seca, or Dry Law, determines that drivers caught with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of On December , the law No. was enacted. It reinforces the popularly known “Lei Seca” (Law No. /). The new law modifies the Brazilian. e após a implantação da Lei “Lei Seca”. Método: estudo transversal retrospectivo. Foram utilizados os registros de acidentes de trânsito.

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Related items Alcohol and traffic. Use the filters available and good research! Finally, violations of dry law rules can complicate all other alcohol-related charges, such as driving under the influence, possession of alcohol by a minor, or public drunkenness.

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Dry counties are counties that prohibit the sale of alcohol altogether. The copying, publication or reproduction of this content without the proper source citation and its reproduction with commercial purposes are strictly prohibited.

In this context, it is important to stress the need for discussion of the importance of establishing legal restriction policies and measures for alcohol consumption and driving.

Law No. 12.760/2012

Violations of dry law rules and regulations can result in legal penalties. Results The lfi revealed a predominance of male drivers Eurocare Advocacy for the prevention of alcohol related harm in Europe. Probably this is due to the fact that at the time of data collection, if the individual was driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, refusal to take the breathalyzer test involved a lesser penalty than a positive test result.

Methods This is a cross-sectional study conducted on the basis of data provided eli the Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro conducted by agents of the Military Police and the Highway Department with motor vehicle drivers intercepted during the DUI Spot-Check Campaign between 10 p.


Systematic monitoring actions taken by the DUI Spot-Check Campaign that have occurred for longer in the capital appear to have a positive impact on the drinking and driving behavior of drivers.

Drinking and driving in Europe Brussels: The contribution of alcohol to serious car crash injuries. Rev Latino-Am Enfermagem ; 18 spe: However, the frequency of refusals to take the breathalyzer test found in sefa study is twice Table 2 that found in the latter.

The variables analyzed were sex, age, location, results of the breathalyzer test and refusals to take it.

When describing the leei of the breathalyzer test among drivers intercepted by the DUI Spot-Check Campaign in the capital of the State of Rio de Janeiro ina study using similar methodology to this one found 3.

Considering that some factors about the drinking and driving phenomenon and the characteristics of drivers who adopt such behavior nowadays are still unclear and that only two studies 11 As with any law, ignorance of dry laws is no excuse and will not serve as a defense in court. Thus, drivers were persuaded to take the breathalyzer test with the assurance that they would not suffer any punishment and that the results would not be passed onto the police, whose involvement was limited to ensuring the safety in traffic of the team of researchers and the drivers themselves.

How the Zero Tolerance Law Changed Brazil

A dry county may enforce its liquor prohibitions for on or off-premises sales. To access the Brazilian Traffic Code in entireversion, access: Rio de Janeiro RJ Brasil.

Descriptive analysis was conducted of the sample and of the association between gender, age and location variables with the result lsi the breathalyzer test and refusal to take the test using a logistic regression model.


It should be stressed that the risk of death from traffic accidents after the srca of the DUI Spot-Check Campaign decreased the standard mortality rate for this type of accident in Brazil by 7. J Stud Alcohol ; 52 4: Governo do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. These results suggest that less exposure in terms of years of drivers of the Baixada Fluminense to the DUI Spot-Check Campaign increases the chance of non-compliance with the law, since the DUI Spot-Check Campaign in the Baixada Fluminense only began inthree years after it was launched in the capital of Rio de Janeiro.

The interception did not follow systematic criteria and was conducted randomly by police, who informed the drivers about the changes in the CTB after the DUI Spot-Check Campaign, requesting that the breathalyzer test be taken and presentation of the Vehicle Registration and Licensing Certificate and the Brazilian Driver’s License.

The penalty will be a fine, suspension of the right of driving on the period of 12 months, recollection of the driving license and restraint of the vehicle.

Law No. / CISA – Center for Information on Health and Alcohol

On Decemberthe law No. Therefore, although the Brazilian population has significantly reduced its drinking and driving behavior 14 The diagnosis for adjustment of the logistic model was based on the deviance reduction criteria secz comparison with the null model.

RT Jomar analyzed the data and drafted and organized the article.

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