Nomophobia and self-reported smartphone use while driving: An investigation into whether nomophobia can increase the likelihood of illegal smartphone use while driving

  title={Nomophobia and self-reported smartphone use while driving: An investigation into whether nomophobia can increase the likelihood of illegal smartphone use while driving},
  author={Fareed Kaviani and Kristie L. Young and Brady Robards and Sjaan Koppel},
  journal={Transportation Research Part F-traffic Psychology and Behaviour},
  • F. Kaviani, K. Young, +1 author S. Koppel
  • Published 1 October 2020
  • Psychology
  • Transportation Research Part F-traffic Psychology and Behaviour
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