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  • Driver cellphone and texting bans in the United States: evidence of effectiveness

    McCartt, Anne T.; Kidd, David G.; Teoh, Eric R.
    Annals of Advances in Automotive Medicine
    March 2014

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  • Special considerations in distracted driving with teens

    Durbin, Dennis R.; McGehee, Daniel V.; Fisher, Donald; McCartt, Anne T.
    Annals of Advances in Automotive Medicine
    March 2014

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  • Cell phone use and crash risk (letter to the editor)

    Kidd, David G.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Epidemiology
    May 2013

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  • More on cell phone use and crash risk (letter to the editor)

    McCartt, Anne T.; Kidd, David G.
    Epidemiology
    September 2012

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  • Review of “Cell Phone Use and Crash Risk: Evidence for Positive Bias” by Richard A. Young

    Kidd, David G.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    March 2012

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  • Does banning hand-held cell phone use while driving reduce collisions?

    Trempel, Rebecca E.; Kyrychenko, Sergey Y.; Moore, Matthew J.
    Chance
    2011

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  • National reported patterns of driver cell phone use in the United States

    Braitman, Keli A.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    November 2010

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  • Cell phone use while driving and attributable crash risk

    Farmer, Charles M.; Braitman, Keli A.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    September 2010

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  • Long-term effects of handheld cell phone laws on driver handheld cell phone use

    McCartt, Anne T.; Hellinga, Laurie A.; Strouse, Laura M.; Farmer, Charles M.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    March 2010

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  • Hands-free embedded cell phones and airbag-deployment crash rates (letter to the editor)

    Braver, Elisa R.; Lund, Adrian K.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Risk Analysis
    August 2009

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  • Short-term effects of a teenage driver cell phone restriction

    Foss, Robert D.; Goodwin, Arthur H.; McCartt, Anne T.; Hellinga, Laurie A.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    May 2009

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  • Review of “Real-World Personal Conversations Using a Hands-Free Embedded Wireless Device While Driving: Effect On Airbag Deployment Crash Rates” by Richard A. Young and Christopher Schreiner

    Braver, Elisa R.; Lund, Adrian K.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    March 2009

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  • Longer term effects of Washington, DC, law on drivers’ hand-held cell phone use

    McCartt, Anne T.; Hellinga, Laurie A.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    May 2007

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  • Cell phones and driving: review of research

    McCartt, Anne T.; Hellinga, Laurie A.; Braitman, Keli A.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    June 2006

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  • Effects of Washington, D.C. law on drivers’ hand-held cell phone use

    McCartt, Anne T.; Hellinga, Laurie A.; Geary, Lori L.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    March 2006

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