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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These may also include fines and jail time. Rio de Janeiro RJ Brasil. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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The advanced search allows a more detailed search on the content posted on this site. It was conducted using data provided by the State Government which were collected from drivers intercepted in the months of December and January Table 2 Results and refusal to take the breathalyzer test, according to sex, age and location of interception.

Among the limitations of this study, the following stand out: Descriptive analysis was conducted of the sample and of the association between gender, age and location variables with the result of the breathalyzer test and refusal to take the leo using a logistic regression model.

For persons who are caught buying ssca in violation of a dry law, it can lead to: AMM Abreu decided on and outlined the research and revised the article. This is because those individuals driving under the influence may have changed path to avoid interception after consulting one of these sources. Similares no Google Citados no Google Scholar.

The copying, publication or reproduction of this content without the proper source citation and its reproduction with commercial purposes are strictly prohibited. Dry laws may vary from state to state. ReadCube Visualizar o texto. Contents of this forum are copy-free. Eurocare Advocacy for the prevention of alcohol related harm in Europe; This reduction was also observed in Rio de Janeiro The sample revealed a predominance of male drivers 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.


If a person has violated both an alcohol law and a dry law, they may face increased legal punishments due to the multiple violations.

On December 20,Law Individual factors affecting the risk of death for rear-seated passengers in road crashes. To access the Brazilian Traffic Code in entireversion, access: Some counties may prohibit alcohol sales at night time, while some may restrict sales only on Sundays until noontime.

Accid Anal Prev ; 38 3: Cien Saude Colet ; 20 4: It also suggests a possible positive influence of systematic enforcement actions taken by the DUI Spot-Check Campaign since on the drinking and driving behavior of drivers from the capital of Rio de Janeiro. Dram shop owners and business owners who violate dry laws can also face legal penalties.

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J Stud Alcohol ; 52 4: Finally, violations of dry law rules can complicate all other alcohol-related charges, such as driving under the influence, possession of alcohol by a ssca, or public drunkenness. It is crucial that this debate should involve government, legislative, health and education professionals, society, families in general and young people in order to enhance public policies 16 The administrative violation will occur in case the conductor shows any concentration of alcohol on the blood, that would mean a mensuration equal or superior 0.

Many conscientous seeca are not selling, with or without law, but the other ones Results The sample revealed a predominance of male drivers As a preventive measure for the control of traffic accidents, on June 19,Brazil enacted Law Moreover, testimonial evidences, images, videos or any other kind of evidence accepted by law might also be used.


Rev Saude Publica ; 48 4: When describing the results 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.

For example, “The Lei Seca Dry Law makes sca a criminal offence to drive with a blood-alcohol concentration of 6 decigrams per litre or higher. Epidemiol Serv Saude ; 22 1: 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.

Obviously, in not comtemporary times we are supposed to think of the dry laws enforced in Russia circa and in the US mainly in the period Violations of dry law rules and regulations can result in legal penalties. Eurocare Advocacy for the prevention of alcohol related harm in Europe. With the increase in the number of motor vehicles, particularly in lri countries, the number of traffic accidents has increased sharply, with alcohol consumption being one of the main causes 1 1.

Dry counties are counties that prohibit the sale of alcohol altogether. Cad Saude Publica ; 29 1: Related items Alcohol and traffic.

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The penalty will be a fine, suspension of the right of driving on the period of 12 secz, recollection of the driving license and restraint of the vehicle. Even within a single state, dry laws may vary by county or jurisdiction.

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