The impact of legislation in Ireland on handheld mobile phone use by drivers.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/302744
Title:
The impact of legislation in Ireland on handheld mobile phone use by drivers.
Authors:
O'Meara, M; Bedford, D; Finnegan, P; Howell, F; Murray, C
Affiliation:
Department of Public Health, HSE-North East, Railway St, Navan, Co Meath.
Citation:
The impact of legislation in Ireland on handheld mobile phone use by drivers., 101 (7):221-2 Ir Med J
Publisher:
Irish medical journal
Journal:
Irish medical journal
Issue Date:
2008
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/302744
PubMed ID:
18807816
Additional Links:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18807816
Abstract:
Under the Road Traffic Act, 2006 handheld mobile phone use whilst driving is an offence liable to a fine and penalty points. The aim of this study was to determine whether there has been a change in driver behaviour following the introduction of this legislation. This study found that 2.3% of drivers were still using a handheld mobile phone.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
Under the Road Traffic Act, 2006 handheld mobile phone use whilst driving is an offence liable to a fine and penalty points. The aim of this study was to determine whether there has been a change in driver behaviour following the introduction of this legislation. This study found that 2.3% of drivers were still using a handheld mobile phone.
Keywords:
ROAD SAFETY; LEGISLATION; PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
MeSH:
Accidents, Traffic; Automobile Driving; Automobiles; Cellular Phone; Female; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Humans; Ireland; Male; Pilot Projects; Safety
ISSN:
0332-3102

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorO'Meara, Men_GB
dc.contributor.authorBedford, Den_GB
dc.contributor.authorFinnegan, Pen_GB
dc.contributor.authorHowell, Fen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMurray, Cen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-04T16:05:03Z-
dc.date.available2013-10-04T16:05:03Z-
dc.date.issued2008-
dc.identifier.citationThe impact of legislation in Ireland on handheld mobile phone use by drivers., 101 (7):221-2 Ir Med Jen_GB
dc.identifier.issn0332-3102-
dc.identifier.pmid18807816-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/302744-
dc.descriptionUnder the Road Traffic Act, 2006 handheld mobile phone use whilst driving is an offence liable to a fine and penalty points. The aim of this study was to determine whether there has been a change in driver behaviour following the introduction of this legislation. This study found that 2.3% of drivers were still using a handheld mobile phone.en_GB
dc.description.abstractUnder the Road Traffic Act, 2006 handheld mobile phone use whilst driving is an offence liable to a fine and penalty points. The aim of this study was to determine whether there has been a change in driver behaviour following the introduction of this legislation. This study found that 2.3% of drivers were still using a handheld mobile phone.-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherIrish medical journalen_GB
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18807816en_GB
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Irish medical journalen_GB
dc.subjectROAD SAFETYen_GB
dc.subjectLEGISLATIONen_GB
dc.subjectPUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENTen_GB
dc.subject.meshAccidents, Traffic-
dc.subject.meshAutomobile Driving-
dc.subject.meshAutomobiles-
dc.subject.meshCellular Phone-
dc.subject.meshFemale-
dc.subject.meshHealth Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshIreland-
dc.subject.meshMale-
dc.subject.meshPilot Projects-
dc.subject.meshSafety-
dc.titleThe impact of legislation in Ireland on handheld mobile phone use by drivers.en_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Public Health, HSE-North East, Railway St, Navan, Co Meath.en_GB
dc.identifier.journalIrish medical journalen_GB

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