Are women drunk drivers different from men?
A report from the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF), for The Century Council points to some troubling trends among North American women who driv...
e after drinking too much. While men still do most of the drunk driving, the number of women arrested is on the rise. Why is this happening, despite the best efforts of law enforcement and social marketers for decades? In its other research, TIRF has studied the underlying factors influencing people’s decisions to drive under the influence. Many are chronic abusers of alcohol who require treatment and support as well as legal intervention. But while the system is evolving to be less punitive and more solution-oriented, the TIRF report shows that women are falling through the cracks.
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