7 - CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Major conclusions and recommendations flowing from this review are presented in this chapter. The material is organized by subject-matter area as discussed in Chapters 3 through 6. Examples of documents supporting the specific conclusions are cited, and cross references to pages of this report discussing more general conclusions are provided.


DETECTION AND MEASUREMENT OF DRUGS IN DRIVERS

Conclusions

Recommendations

EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH

Selected literature on the effects of a wide range of drugs on performance of driving-related tasks and performance of actual driving tasks was reviewed. Classes of drugs considered were:

Conclusions

Recommendations

EPIDEMIOLOGIC RESEARCH

Conclusions


Recommendations

COUNTERMEASURES FOR DRUG-IMPAIRED DRIVING

Conclusions

Recommendations