Drugs, Driving and Traffic Safety

  • Joris C. Verster
  • S. R. Pandi-Perumal
  • Johannes G. Ramaekers
  • Johan J. de Gier

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. Barry M. Sweedler, Kathryn Stewart
    Pages 23-41
  3. Katherine Owens, Johannes G. Ramaekers
    Pages 43-58
  4. Günter Berghaus, Ralf-Dieter Hilgers
    Pages 59-74
  5. Joris C. Verster, Johannes G. Ramaekers
    Pages 83-91
  6. Sjoerd Houwing, René Mathijssen, Karel A. Brookhuis
    Pages 107-120
  7. Johan J. de Gier, F. Javier Alvarez, Charles Mercier-Guyon, Alain G. Verstraete
    Pages 121-134
  8. Beitske E. Smink, Toine C. G. Egberts
    Pages 135-150
  9. Marilyn A. Huestis, Michael L. Smith
    Pages 151-185
  10. Joris C. Verster, Monique A.J. Mets, Tim R.M. Leufkens, Annemiek Vermeeren
    Pages 233-244
  11. Mark E. Howard, Melinda L. Jackson, Stuart Baulk
    Pages 245-269
  12. Monique A. J. Mets, Kenny R. van Deventer, Berend Olivier, Edmund R. Volkerts, Joris C. Verster
    Pages 271-288
  13. Annemiek Vermeeren, Tim R.M. Leufkens, Joris C. Verster
    Pages 289-305
  14. Joris C. Verster, Johannes G. Ramaekers
    Pages 307-313
  15. Daniel J. Cox, Margaret Taylor Davis
    Pages 315-330
  16. Yvonne Kaussner, Hans-Peter Krüger
    Pages 331-346
  17. Dieuwke S. Veldhuijzen, Anne Mieke Karsch, Albert J.M. van Wijck
    Pages 355-370
  18. Eef Lien Theunissen, Annemiek Vermeeren, Eric F. P. M. Vuurman, Johannes G. Ramaekers
    Pages 371-381
  19. Igor A. Harsch, Katharina Hoesl
    Pages 383-396
  20. David A. Sleet, Peter Howat, Randy Elder, Bruce Maycock, Grant Baldwin, Ruth Shults
    Pages 439-456
  21. Johannes G. Ramaekers, Günter Berghaus, MargrietW. van Laar, Olaf H. Drummer
    Pages 477-499
  22. Kim P.C. Kuypers, Wendy M. Bosker, Johannes G. Ramaekers
    Pages 501-518
  23. Back Matter
    Pages 553-559

About this book


Drugs, Driving and Traffic Safety gives a comprehensive overview of the effects of different medical conditions like neurological disorders, anxiety and depression and their pharmaceutical treatment on driving ability. In addition, the effects of alcohol and drugs of abuse are discussed.

Leading experts present the different methodologies to examine effects of drugs on driving, and summarize the recent scientific evidence including epidemiological studies, roadside surveys, laboratory tests, driving simulators, and the standardized driving test. The volume includes guidelines of the International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) and the ICADTS Drugs List 2007.

Drugs, Driving and Traffic Safety is written for physicians, psychiatrists and pharmacists who want to inform their patients who use psychoactive drugs.


ICADTS Parkinson attention attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) depression diabetes driving driving test drugs of abuse dynamics epidemiology hyperactivity intervention roadside survey traffic safety

Editors and affiliations

  • Joris C. Verster
    • 1
  • S. R. Pandi-Perumal
    • 2
  • Johannes G. Ramaekers
    • 3
  • Johan J. de Gier
    • 4
  1. 1.Utrecht University Faculty of Science Section PsychopharmacologyUtrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical SciencesUtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Somnogen Inc.New YorkUSA
  3. 3.Experimental Psychopharmacology Unit, Department of Neuropsychology & Psychopharmacology Faculty of Psychology and NeurosciencesMaastricht UniversityMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Department of Pharmacotherapy and Pharmaceutical CareUniversity of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands

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