What effect has COVID-19 had on alcohol, drugs and traffic safety?

Virtual Symposium 1st September 2021 

In March 2020, the World Health Organization declared SARS-CoV-2(COVID-19) a world-wide pandemic. This pandemic has had unprecedented effects on the health and wealth of nations around the world.  Growing evidence suggests that the pandemic has been affecting road transportation and safety in various ways.

To develop an understanding of how COVID-19 is affecting alcohol, drugs and traffic safety, the International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) is organizing a second virtual Symposium on this topic. The first was held on December 11, 2020.  

The second virtual Symposium is being held on September 1, 2021. It hopes to bring together leading researchers and practitioners in the field to share their research results on the theme of COVID-19 effects on alcohol, drugs and road safety.

Call for abstracts 

ICADTS members and other prospective presenters are invited to submit an abstract describing their work on any  area of COVID-19 effects on alcohol, drugs and road safety. The deadline for submission of abstracts is June 1, 2021. Click here for the Abstract Form. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by July 1, 2021.

About ICADTS

Welcome to ICADTS - The International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety. 

ICADTS is an independent not-for-profit body whose only goal is to reduce mortality and morbidity brought about by misuse of alcohol and drugs by operators of vehicles in all modes of transport.

To accomplish this goal, the Council sponsors international and regional conferences to collect, disseminate and share essential information among professionals in the fields of law, medicine, public health, economics, law enforcement, public information and education, human factors and public policy.

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ICADTS EXECUTIVE BOARD 2018-2021

Jan Ramaekers,

President

The Netherlands

Kathryn Stewart

Past-President

United States

James Fell

President-Elect

United States

Edward Ogden

Secretary

Australia

Tara Kelley-Baker

Assistant Secretary

United States

Sjoerd Houwing

Treasurer

The Netherlands

Hallvard Gjerde

Assistant Treasurer

Norway

 

 

 

 

Board Members-at-Large

 

Flavio Pechansky,

 

Brazil

Mark King

 

Australia

Evelyn Vingilis

 

Canada          

Maria de F√°tima Pereira da Silva

 

Portugal


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