Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities Redistributing Death
"It is frequently argued that raising the drinking age to 21 in the U.S. has reduced alcohol-related auto fatalities among young people."
The Legal Drinking Age: Science vs. Idealogy
"Underlying minimum age legislation are the assumptions of American prohibitionism: alcohol consumption is undesirable and dangerous; it typically results in problem behavior; and drinking in any degree is equally undesirable because moderate social drinking is the forerunner of chronic inebriation."
Why is the Drinking Age 21?
"In short, we ended up with a national minimum age of 21 because of the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984."
Lower Drinking Ages Can Have An Impact On Later Drinking Patterns
"Lower minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) laws have been associated with short-term effects such as more traffic fatalities and teen suicides."