• Datafile Name: Albuquerque BatmobileDownload .TXT file
  • Datafile Subject: Government, Health,
  • Story names: Albuquerque Batmobile,
  • Reference: Division of Governmental Research, University of New Mexico
  • Authorization: free use
  • Description: In April 1979 the Albuquerque Police Department began a special enforcement program aimed at countering DWI (driving while intoxicated) accidents. The program was composed of a squad of police officers, Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) devices, and a van which houses a BAT device and is used as a mobile BAT station (Batmobile). These data were collected by the Division of Govern- mental Research of the University of New Mexico under a contract with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the Department of Transport- ation to evaluate the Batmobile program. The first 29 observations are for a control period and the next 23 observations are for the experimental (Batmobile) period. .
  • Number of Cases 52
  • Variable Names:
    1. QTR: Quarter (Quarters 1-29 = Control, Quarters 30-52 = Experimental)
    2. ACC: Injuries and fatalities from Wednesday to Saturday nighttime accidents
    3. FUEL: Fuel consumption (million gallons) in Albuquerque

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