A lot of the progress that has happened across the world in the last ten years is as a result of the lessons that have been learned from an array of countries across the world. There are valuable lessons that can be gotten from various countries as far as driving under the influence is concerned. A case is in point is in the lessons that the United States learned from the British Roads Safety Act of the year 1967. The act was made in connection with deterrence. Moreover, various lessons can be deduced from the alcohol policy as well as the serious enforcement of the same efforts that Scandinavian countries have put in place. The random breath testing that takes place in Australia has been a major factor in efforts to enforce the law in the United States. It is therefore imperative for The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to come up with ways to help collect information from around the world as far as driving under the influence is concerned.
Various countries have different definitions when it comes to crashes caused by alcohol or any other drug usage while driving. Some countries term an accident as alcohol-related if only the driver is tested positive through the use of a specified device a breathalyzer. Some countries have extrapolated the definition of an alcohol-related crash to involve the pedestrian.
If a pedestrian who has been affected in a road accident is tested positive for alcohol, the accident is also classified as a driving under influence (DUI) accident. In the United States of America, a fatal crash according to