Drivers Impaired by Alcohol or Drugs

SAFETY

Drivers Impaired by Alcohol or Drugs

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports strict enforcement of impaired driving laws; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports a maximum blood alcohol level for operators of motor vehicles and boats that is supported by current medical evidence; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports efforts to guard against the operation of motor vehicles and boats by persons who are impaired by alcohol or drugs; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports making impaired driving with a child passenger under the age of 16 years an aggravating factor in the sentencing of that defendant; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports a two-year follow-up treatment requirement for offenders convicted of driving while impaired in an alcohol and drug education traffic school or a substance abuse treatment programs; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports requiring drivers, who have lost their licenses as a result of a conviction for DWI, to be medically reviewed before their license privileges are restored.

(Substitute Report K-1998, adopted 11/15/98)
(revised, Report L1-2004, Item 25, adopted 11/14/2004)
(revised, Report N-2008, Item 3-21, adopted 10/19/2008)
(reaffirmed, Reaffirmation Report-2013, Item 40, adopted 10/26/2013)
(technical correction, Board Report-2018, Item 155, adopted 11/3/2018)

 
 

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