Crash risk associated with cellular phone use while driving
Learning Areas:Public health or related public policy
Explain while cellular phone use as a contributing factor in motor vehicle crash databases is likely to be under-reported. Describe the imputation process used to provide a more accurate estimation of the crash risk associated with cellular phone use while driving. Compare crash rates where cellular phone use was likely a contributing crash factor using imputed values and unaltered crash data. Evaluate the crash risk of cellular phones use while driving for different demographic groups. Evaluate the impact of legislation restricting the use of cellular telephones.
Keyword(s): Injury Prevention, Motor Vehicles
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have 11 years of experience with research protocols and procedures, study design and execution, statistical analyses, database development, and data collection and management. I also have extensive experience in researching traffic safety issues, including the evaluation of passenger vehicle field performance, post-collision fires, safety belt usage, motorcycle lane-splitting, and airbag effectiveness.
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