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  • Multi-modal assessment of on-road demand of voice and manual phone calling and voice navigation entry across two embedded vehicle systems

    Mehler, Bruce; Kidd, David G.; Reimer, Bryan; Reagan, Ian J.; Dobres, Jonathan; McCartt, Anne T.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    March 2015

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  • Multi-modal demands of a smartphone used to place calls and enter addresses during highway driving relative to two embedded systems

    Reimer, Bryan; Mehler, Bruce; Reagan, Ian J.; Kidd, David G.; Dobres, Jonathan
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    March 2015

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  • The influence of roadway situation, other contextual factors, and driver characteristics on the prevalence of driver secondary behaviors

    Kidd, David G.; Tison, Julie; Chaudhary, Neil K.; McCartt, Anne T.; Casanova-Powell, Tara D.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    March 2015

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  • The reliability of two roadside observers coding secondary tasks among passenger vehicle drivers in different roadway situations, during the day, and at night: a pilot study

    Kidd, David G.; Chaudhary, Neil K.; Casanova-Powell, Tara D.; McCartt, Anne T.; Tison, Julie
    TRB 94th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers
    January 2015

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  • Relationship of near-crash/crash risk to time spent on a cell phone while driving

    Farmer, Charles M.; Klauer, Sheila G.; McClafferty, Julie A.; Guo, Feng
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    October 2014

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  • Secondary behavior of drivers on cell phones

    Farmer, Charles M.; Klauer, Sheila G.; McClafferty, Julie A.; Guo, Feng
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    October 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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  • Using hierarchical task analysis to compare four vehicle manufacturers’ infotainment systems

    Reagan, Ian J.; Kidd, David G.
    Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 57th Annual Meeting
    September 2013

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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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  • 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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  • 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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