James C Fell

Summary

Affiliation: Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of enforcement intensity on alcohol impaired driving crashes
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation PIRE, 11720 Beltsville Drive, Suite 900, Calverton, MD 20705 3111, USA Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 73:181-6. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Drinking characteristics of drivers arrested for driving while intoxicated in two police jurisdictions
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Impaired Driving Center, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:443-52. 2010
  3. pmc A note on the use of passive alcohol sensors during routine traffic stops
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland 20705 3111, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:534-8. 2008
  4. pmc The relationship of underage drinking laws to reductions in drinking drivers in fatal crashes in the United States
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11720 Beltsville Drive, Calverton, MD 20705 3111, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1430-40. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of reducing illegal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limits for driving: evidence for lowering the limit to .05 BAC
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    J Safety Res 37:233-43. 2006
  6. pmc An evaluation of graduated driver licensing effects on fatal crash involvements of young drivers in the United States
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland 20705, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 12:423-31. 2011
  7. pmc A national evaluation of the nighttime and passenger restriction components of graduated driver licensing
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11720 Beltsville Drive Suite 900, Calverton, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Safety Res 42:283-90. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Sobriety checkpoints: evidence of effectiveness is strong, but use is limited
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:220-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Why are sobriety checkpoints not widely adopted as an enforcement strategy in the United States?
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 35:897-902. 2003
  10. pmc The impact of underage drinking laws on alcohol-related fatal crashes of young drivers
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Beltsville Drive, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:1208-19. 2009

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Effects of enforcement intensity on alcohol impaired driving crashes
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation PIRE, 11720 Beltsville Drive, Suite 900, Calverton, MD 20705 3111, USA Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 73:181-6. 2014
    ..Little research, however, has attempted to quantitatively measure enforcement efforts and relate different enforcement levels to specific levels of the prevalence of alcohol-impaired driving...
  2. doi request reprint Drinking characteristics of drivers arrested for driving while intoxicated in two police jurisdictions
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Impaired Driving Center, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:443-52. 2010
    ..In addition to determining the drinking characteristics of DWI arrestees, the results were compared to the drinking characteristics of intoxicated drivers killed in traffic crashes...
  3. pmc A note on the use of passive alcohol sensors during routine traffic stops
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland 20705 3111, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:534-8. 2008
    ..To determine whether the use of a passive alcohol sensor (PAS) in routine traffic enforcement increases the driving-under-the-influence (DUI) arrest rate of alcohol-impaired drivers...
  4. pmc The relationship of underage drinking laws to reductions in drinking drivers in fatal crashes in the United States
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11720 Beltsville Drive, Calverton, MD 20705 3111, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1430-40. 2008
    ..From state to state, a unit difference (increase) in the strength of the False ID Use law was associated with a 7.3% smaller outcome measure (p=0.034)...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of reducing illegal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limits for driving: evidence for lowering the limit to .05 BAC
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    J Safety Res 37:233-43. 2006
    ..This scientific review provides a summary of the evidence regarding the benefits of reducing the illegal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit for driving and providing a case for enacting a .05 BAC limit...
  6. pmc An evaluation of graduated driver licensing effects on fatal crash involvements of young drivers in the United States
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland 20705, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 12:423-31. 2011
    ..The objective of this national panel study was to evaluate the effect of GDL laws on the fatal crash involvements of novice drivers while controlling for possible confounding factors not accounted for in prior studies...
  7. pmc A national evaluation of the nighttime and passenger restriction components of graduated driver licensing
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11720 Beltsville Drive Suite 900, Calverton, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Safety Res 42:283-90. 2011
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  8. ncbi request reprint Sobriety checkpoints: evidence of effectiveness is strong, but use is limited
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:220-7. 2004
    ..As a standard traffic enforcement activity, the cost would be covered by the normal enforcement budget...
  9. ncbi request reprint Why are sobriety checkpoints not widely adopted as an enforcement strategy in the United States?
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 35:897-902. 2003
    ..Ways to overcome perceived barriers to checkpoint use are discussed...
  10. pmc The impact of underage drinking laws on alcohol-related fatal crashes of young drivers
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Beltsville Drive, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:1208-19. 2009
    ..This study used a pre- to post-design to evaluate the influence on drinking-and-driving fatal crashes of 6 laws directed at youth aged 20 and younger and 4 laws targeting all drivers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of primary safety belt laws on alcohol-related front-seat occupant fatalities: five case studies
    Robert B Voas
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705 3111, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 8:232-43. 2007
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  12. pmc Fatal traffic crashes involving drinking drivers: what have we learned?
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Ann Adv Automot Med 53:63-76. 2009
    ..05g/dL; and mandating alcohol ignition interlocks for all convicted impaired drivers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessing the effectiveness of minimum legal drinking age and zero tolerance laws in the United States
    Robert B Voas
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 35:579-87. 2003
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  14. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of .08 BAC laws in 19 jurisdictions in the United States
    A Scott Tippetts
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Dr, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:149-61. 2005
    ..This analysis suggests that 947 lives might have been saved, had all 50 states and the District of Columbia had the .08 law throughout the year 2000...
  15. pmc Strengthening impaired-driving enforcement in the United States
    Robert B Voas
    Impaired Driving Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland 20705 3111, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 14:661-70. 2013
    ..This article reviews 2 current U.S. driving-while-intoxicated (DWI) laws and their enforcement with an aim toward generating opportunities to improve their enforcement approaches...
  16. pmc Evaluation of seven publicized enforcement demonstration programs to reduce impaired driving: Georgia, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Indiana, and Michigan
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Ann Adv Automot Med 52:23-38. 2008
    ..In summary, it appears that a variety of media and enforcement procedures that supplement ongoing statewide efforts can yield meaningful crash reduction effects among alcohol impaired drivers...
  17. pmc Relationship of impaired-driving enforcement intensity to drinking and driving on the roads
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 39:84-92. 2015
    ..How much of a reduction in drinking and driving would be achieved by how much improvement in enforcement intensity?..
  18. doi request reprint Update: repeat DWI offenders involvement in fatal crashes in 2010
    James C Fell
    a Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland
    Traffic Inj Prev 15:431-3. 2014
    ..Drivers with prior driving-while-intoxicated (DWI) convictions are overrepresented in fatal crashes and the relative risk of fatal crash involvement is greater for these repeat DWI offenders...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD): the first 25 years
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 7:195-212. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Controlling impaired driving through vehicle programs: an overview
    Robert B Voas
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:292-8. 2004
    ..The issues that arise in implementing vehicle sanction programs are discussed and the actions taken by states to deal with them are described...
  21. pmc Evaluation of four state impaired driving enforcement demonstration programs: Georgia, Tennessee, Pennsylvania and Louisiana
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 49:311-26. 2005
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  22. pmc An Evaluation of Three Intensive Supervision Programs for Serious DWI Offenders
    Connie H Wiliszowski
    Bedford Research, Bedford, MA, USA Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD, USA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Adv Automot Med 54:375-87. 2010
    ..50; p>.001). The program prevented 67 re-arrests for DWI in the first 8 years. The benefit/cost of ISPs appears to be very good for the prevention of re-arrests...
  23. pmc Commentary on Fitzpatrick and colleagues (2012): Forecasting the effect of the amethyst initiative on college drinking
    Robert B Voas
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1479-82. 2012
    ....
  24. pmc An Evaluation of Three Driving-Under-the-Influence Courts in Georgia
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD, USA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Adv Automot Med 55:301-12. 2011
    ..It is estimated that the DUI Courts prevented between 47 and 112 repeat arrests during a four year period due to the reduced recidivism associated with them...
  25. doi request reprint Effectiveness of social host and fake identification laws on reducing underage drinking driver fatal crashes
    James C Fell
    a Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland
    Traffic Inj Prev 15:S64-73. 2014
    ..Because social host and fake identification laws have recently garnered interest by policy makers in the states, this study was designed to determine their effectiveness...
  26. doi request reprint The effectiveness of a 0.05 blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit for driving in the United States
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD, USA
    Addiction 109:869-74. 2014
    ..Lowering the BAC limit for driving from the current 0.08 to 0.05 has substantial potential to reduce the number of people who drink and drive in the United States and get involved in fatal crashes. ..
  27. pmc Preventing alcohol-related problems through health policy research
    Robert B Voas
    Impaired Driving Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland
    Alcohol Res Health 33:18-28. 2010
    ..This article briefly identifies 10 program categories and highlights four programs to illustrate the scope and complexity of the individual health policy areas within the categories...
  28. pmc Preventing impaired driving opportunities and problems
    Robert B Voas
    Driving Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland
    Alcohol Res Health 34:225-35. 2011
    ..In addition, several enforcement methods have been proposed but never fully tested...
  29. pmc An Evaluation of Three Driving-Under-the-Influence Courts in Georgia
    James C Fell
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD, USA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Adv Automot Med 54:1-13. 2010
    ..It is estimated that the DUI Courts prevented between 47 and 112 repeat arrests during a four year period due to the reduced recidivism associated with them...

Research Grants2

  1. Effect of 14 Underage Drinking Laws on Youthful Deaths
    James Fell; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. An Evaluation of the Night Restriction and Passenger Limitation Components of Gra
    James Fell; Fiscal Year: 2008
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