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Implications of Ridesharing on Alcohol-Associated Motor Vehicle Crashes

Implications of Ridesharing on Alcohol-Associated Motor Vehicle Crashes Implications of Ridesharing on Alcohol-Associated Motor Vehicle Crashes Invited Commentary Invited Commentary Not Behind the Wheel Adil Haider, MD, MPH; Hamna Shahbaz, MD Nearly one-third of all traffic-associated fatalities are associated in the incidence of MVC trauma (incident rate ratio of MVC trau- with alcohol-impaired driving in the US. In 2018, 2.7 million mas, 0.33 [95% CI, 0.17-0.67] per 1000 indexed rides; P = .002). people were reportedly injured in motor vehicle crashes (MVCs), The results from this study highlight the importance of of which 10 511 fatalities were attributable to alcohol-impaired ridesharing services as a potential consumer-driven, innova- driving. In recent years, the tive solution in reducing the incidence of MVC trauma. How- national rate of alcohol- ever, this study has several limitations. Because trauma acti- Related article impaired driving fatalities vations from only level 1 trauma centers were included, it is has steadily declined from 0.36 per 100 million vehicle miles difficult to fully generalize results. Second, the results ob- traveled in 2009 to 0.33 per 100 million in 2018, owing to a com- tained should be separately stratified for both drivers and pas- bination of public health and law enforcement interventions, sengers involved in these MVCs. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Surgery American Medical Association

Implications of Ridesharing on Alcohol-Associated Motor Vehicle Crashes

JAMA Surgery , Volume 156 (8) – Aug 9, 2021

Implications of Ridesharing on Alcohol-Associated Motor Vehicle Crashes

Abstract

Implications of Ridesharing on Alcohol-Associated Motor Vehicle Crashes Invited Commentary Invited Commentary Not Behind the Wheel Adil Haider, MD, MPH; Hamna Shahbaz, MD Nearly one-third of all traffic-associated fatalities are associated in the incidence of MVC trauma (incident rate ratio of MVC trau- with alcohol-impaired driving in the US. In 2018, 2.7 million mas, 0.33 [95% CI, 0.17-0.67] per 1000 indexed rides; P = .002). people were reportedly injured in motor vehicle crashes (MVCs),...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2021 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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2168-6254
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2168-6262
DOI
10.1001/jamasurg.2021.2236
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Abstract

Implications of Ridesharing on Alcohol-Associated Motor Vehicle Crashes Invited Commentary Invited Commentary Not Behind the Wheel Adil Haider, MD, MPH; Hamna Shahbaz, MD Nearly one-third of all traffic-associated fatalities are associated in the incidence of MVC trauma (incident rate ratio of MVC trau- with alcohol-impaired driving in the US. In 2018, 2.7 million mas, 0.33 [95% CI, 0.17-0.67] per 1000 indexed rides; P = .002). people were reportedly injured in motor vehicle crashes (MVCs), The results from this study highlight the importance of of which 10 511 fatalities were attributable to alcohol-impaired ridesharing services as a potential consumer-driven, innova- driving. In recent years, the tive solution in reducing the incidence of MVC trauma. How- national rate of alcohol- ever, this study has several limitations. Because trauma acti- Related article impaired driving fatalities vations from only level 1 trauma centers were included, it is has steadily declined from 0.36 per 100 million vehicle miles difficult to fully generalize results. Second, the results ob- traveled in 2009 to 0.33 per 100 million in 2018, owing to a com- tained should be separately stratified for both drivers and pas- bination of public health and law enforcement interventions, sengers involved in these MVCs.

Journal

JAMA SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 9, 2021

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