Instructions:

Indicate whether the driver was tested for alcohol or drug use.

Definition:

Indicates the presence of alcohol by test, type, and result.

Rationale:

Alcohol is the most prevalent drug involved in motor vehicle crashes. When a driver or non-motorist is tested, capturing this information allows a greater ability to assess alcohol involvement and the role of enforcement.

CodeAttributeDefinition
1Test Not GivenIndicates this person was not given a test for the detection of drugs.
2Test RefusedIndicates that this person refused to provide a specimen to be tested for the detection of drugs for a test that was requested by law enforcement.
3Test GivenIndicates that this person was given a test for the detection of drugs.
4Unknown If TestedIndicates that it is unknown if a test was administered for the detection of drugs for this person.
99UnknownIf this attribute is used, an explanation in the narrative is recommended.

Accuracy Checks

  • If the Test Status reports ‘test given’, then Type of Test and BAC Test Result should be completed.