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Register: ISRCTN
Last refreshed on: 24 July 2017
Main ID:  ISRCTN38602189
Date of registration: 27/06/2017
Prospective Registration: No
Primary sponsor: University of Glasgow
Public title: Evaluation of legislation to reduce the drink drive limit in Scotland
Scientific title: Evaluation of legislation to reduce the drink drive limit in Scotland: a natural experiment
Date of first enrolment: 05/12/2012
Target sample size: 64596800
Recruitment status: Completed
URL:  http://isrctn.com/ISRCTN38602189
Study type:  Observational
Study design:  Observational natural experiment design (Other)  
Phase: 
Countries of recruitment
United Kingdom
Contacts
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Affiliation: 
Name: Jim    Lewsey
Address:  University of Glasgow 1 Lilybank Gardens G12 8RZ Glasgow United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 141 3303260
Email: jim.lewsey@glasgow.ac.uk
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Key inclusion & exclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria: The entire population of Scotland (intervention) and England and Wales (control).
Exclusion criteria: No exclusion criteria

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Gender: Both
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Road traffic accidents and per capita alcohol consumption.
Not Applicable
Road traffic accidents and per capita alcohol consumption.
Intervention(s)
In Scotland, the drink drive policy was updated and came into effect on 5th December 2014, lowering to 50mg per 100ml of blood from 80mg. In the rest of Great Britain, the limit has remained at 0.08 g/dL.

Road traffic accidents and alcohol consumption by reviewing databases (STATS19 and Nielsen market research). There observations will take place a weekly basis over the 4-year study period for road traffic accidents and 4-weekly over the 4-year study period for alcohol sales data.
Primary Outcome(s)
Road traffic accident counts will be measured by STATS19 police data of road accidents in Great Britain on a weekly basis over the 4-year study period.
Secondary Outcome(s)
1. Off-trade per capita alcohol sales will be measured by alcohol retail sales data from Nielsen market research company on a 4-weekly basis over the 4-year study period
2. On-trade per capita alcohol sales will be measured be alcohol retail sales data from Nielsen market research company on a 4-weekly basis over the 4-year study period
Secondary ID(s)
NIHR PHR 14/186/58
Source(s) of Monetary Support
National Institute for Health Research
Secondary Sponsor(s)
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