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2006/12/1 Pamphlet, 'Alcohol and road usage', paper, published for the Federal Office of Road Safety, Department of Transport, Australia, by the Australian Government Publishing Service, printed by Canberra Publishing & Printing Co, Fyshwick, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1985. Click to enlarge.

'Alcohol and road usage' pamphlet

Published
Between 1925 and 1970 there was a steady increase in road fatalities in Australia, but since the 1970s serious measures have been taken to address this major cause of death. As a result there has been a considerable decline, not only in the rate of fatalities per 100,000 persons in Australia, but also in the outright number of deaths per year. According to a report prepared by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 2002, major contributions to this turnaround have come from improvements to …

Summary

Object No.

2006/12/1

Object Statement

Pamphlet, 'Alcohol and road usage', paper, published for the Federal Office of Road Safety, Department of Transport, Australia, by the Australian Government Publishing Service, printed by Canberra Publishing & Printing Co, Fyshwick, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1985

Physical Description

Pamphlet, 'Alcohol and road usage', paper, published for the Federal Office of Road Safety, Department of Transport, Australia, by the Australian Government Publishing Service, printed by Canberra Publishing & Printing Co, Fyshwick, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1985

Full colour bi-fold pamphlet with photograph of a police officer breath-testing a motorist on the cover. The pamphlet provides information on the relationship of alcohol usage to road crashes, outlines the BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) laws in Australian states and territories, and explains how to avoid drink-driving.

Marks

Lower back cover, printed 'Published for the Federal Office of Road Safety, Department of Transport, Australia, by the Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1985 / … / Printed by Canberra Publishing & Printing Co., Fyshwick, A.C.T.'

Dimensions

Height

205 mm

Width

145 mm

Production

Notes

Information printed on the pamphlet about its production reads:

'Published for the Federal Office of Road Safety, Department of Transport, Australia, by the Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1985/ / Printed by Canberra Publishing & Printing Co., Fyshwick, A.C.T.'

History

Notes

The pamphlet came from the first aid kit of the family car owned by the donor.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Mr Andrew Grant, 2006

Acquisition Date

18 January 2006

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Alcohol and road usage' pamphlet 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 October 2021, <https://ma.as/356347>

Wikipedia

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