Cellular phones and traffic accidents.

  title={Cellular phones and traffic accidents.},
  author={John M. Violanti},
  journal={Public health},
  volume={111 6},
Cellular phone use in motor vehicles is becoming an increasing world-wide phenomenon. Using data obtained from traffic accidents reported between 1992 and 1995 in the state of Oklahoma, USA, this study examined statistical rate-ratios of accident characteristics between drivers with or without cellular phones. Rates were calculated between cellular phone involvement and reported accident causes, types of collision, driver actions immediately prior to the accident, location of the accident, the… CONTINUE READING

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