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Driving the Drunk Off the Road A Handbook for Action by Sandy Golden

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Published by Acropolis Books (NY) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States,
  • Traffic accidents,
  • Safety,
  • Drinking and traffic accidents,
  • Drunk driving,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Government policy,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9342275M
ISBN 100874917441
ISBN 109780874917444

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