Kennett takes low road with .02 limit

  1. According to this article, how many people died on the nation's roads outside of Victoria and Queensland?
  2. What does .02 mean in terms of alcohol in the blood? Express this number as a percentage.
  3. Explain the meaning of the numbers on the vertical axis of the graph.
  4. Using the graph explain the following statement in the article: "Medical experts said yesterday a virtual zero policy would not substantially impact on the number of road accidents or deaths".
  5. Write conditional probability statements to express the increased level of risk for alcohol levels of .08 and .16 compared to no alcohol.
  6. Occasionally there is an article in the news about a driver arrested with a blood alcohol level of .28 or .44. What is the expectation of accident risk for these drivers?

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