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Sec. 1. (a) The state, in recognition of the need for and lack of adequate information regarding the role of alcohol, carbon monoxide, and certain drugs in fatalities occurring as a result of traffic accidents involving motor vehicles, requires specific information pertaining to Indiana. The information, to be of value in the evaluation of the traffic accident rate in Indiana, must be gathered, prepared, and interpreted on the basis of local conditions. It is recognized that the extrapolation of information gathered in other states will not provide accurate information in view of the variables introduced by demographic differences and a multitude of environmental factors that differ from state to state.
(b) In recognition of the need for the information described in subsection (a), the director of the state department of toxicology, in conjunction with the office of traffic safety, shall conduct a study of the incidence and effect of alcohol, carbon monoxide, and certain drugs in all motor vehicle traffic accidents involving a fatality.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 9. Motor Vehicles § 9-27-5-1 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-9-motor-vehicles/in-code-sect-9-27-5-1/
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