Safety Risk of Mobile Phone Use while Driving in Sample of Taxi Drivers

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Darçın, Murat; Alkan, Murat;
  • Publisher: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences
  • Journal: Promet (Zagreb),volume 27,issue 4 (issn: 0353-5320, eissn: 1848-4069)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7307/ptt.v27i4.1597
  • Subject: risk taking | professional drivers | mobile phones | safety | TA1001-1280 | dangerous situation | dangerous situation; mobile phones; risk taking; professional drivers; safety | Transportation engineering

<p>Previous research has shown that mobile phone use while driving increases the risk of being involved in an accident. This paper investigates the reported frequency of taxi drivers' mobile phone use and its effects on traffic safety. A representative sample of taxi dr... View more
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