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Point-record driving licence and road safety: An economic approach

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  • Bourgeon, Jean-Marc
  • Picard, Pierre

Beaucoup de pays ont adoptés des systèmes de permis de conduire à points où les infractions au code de la route font l'objet d'un décompte de points, avec une grande variété de mises en oeuvre. Le retrait de permis est une sanction non-monétaire qui permet au gouvernement de frapper d'incapacité des individus dangereux et qui dissuade aussi la plupart des conducteurs de violer la législation. Les auteurs examinent les dispositifs désirables de ces mécanismes à points et, en particulier, s'il convient de permettre aux conducteurs de récupérer des points et/ou de prévoir une période d'essai pour les conducteurs novices. Ils analysent aussi la complémentarité de ces mécanismes à points avec des amendes et considèrent la possibilité d'un retrait immédiat du permis de conduire pour des violations très graves au code de la route.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Public Economics.

Volume (Year): 91 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1-2 (February)
Pages: 235-258

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