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State regulation of cell phone use while driving and the risks of driver distraction.

Authors
Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation
Source
Portland, OR: Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation, 2007 Apr; :1-20
NIOSHTIC No.
20039298
Abstract
Legislation is emerging in several states related to the hazards of using a cell phone while driving. This report, prepared for the 2007 session of the Oregon Legislative Assembly, summarizes an expanding body of research on driver cell-phone use and other distractions, and answers key questions likely to be of most interest to legislators.
Keywords
Accident-analysis; Accident-prevention; Accidents; Injury-prevention; Safety-education; Traumatic-injuries; Mortality-data; Mortality-rates; Age-factors; Age-groups; Demographic-characteristics; Behavior-patterns
Contact
Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (OR-FACE) Program, Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park, L606, Portland, OR 97239-3098
Publication Date
20070401
Document Type
Other
Email Address
orface@ohsu.edu
Funding Type
Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2007
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-008324; Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-008472
Source Name
State Regulation of Cell Phone Use While Driving and the Risks of Driver Distraction
State
OR
Performing Organization
Oregon Health and Science University
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