Associations of distraction involvement and age with driver injury severities.

  title={Associations of distraction involvement and age with driver injury severities.},
  author={Birsen Donmez and Zishu Liu},
  journal={Journal of safety research},
INTRODUCTION This paper investigates the associations between the severity of injuries sustained by a driver who is involved in a two-vehicle crash, the existence and type of driver distraction as well as driver's age. Few studies investigated distraction as it relates to injury severity. Moreover, these studies did not consider driver age which is a significant factor related to driving behavior and the ability to respond in a crash situation. METHODS An ordered logit model was built to… CONTINUE READING
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