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Distracted driving in Mississippi: an update

Series Title(s):
Issue brief (Center for Mississippi Health Policy)
Contributor(s):
Center for Mississippi Health Policy, issuing body.
Publication:
Jackson, Mississippi, : Center for Mississippi Health Policy, December 2014
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Accidents, Traffic -- prevention & control
Distracted Driving -- legislation & jurisprudence
Distracted Driving -- prevention & control
Distracted Driving -- statistics & numerical data
Accidents, Traffic -- economics
Accidents, Traffic -- mortality
Accidents, Traffic -- statistics & numerical data
Accidents, Traffic -- trends
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Cell Phone
Forecasting
Middle Aged
Text Messaging
Young Adult
Humans
Mississippi
United States
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
The use of mobile devices while driving increases driver distractions that elevate crash risks. Most states have enacted laws designed to prevent crashes due to mobile device distractions while driving. Mississippi has enacted some distracted driver restrictions and considered others. This brief summarizes the available evidence and outlines policy considerations to inform the debates.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (4 pages))
Illustrations:
Illustrations
NLM Unique ID:
101722729 (See catalog record)
Series Title(s):
Issue brief (Center for Mississippi Health Policy)
Contributor(s):
Center for Mississippi Health Policy, issuing body.
Publication:
Jackson, Mississippi, : Center for Mississippi Health Policy, December 2014
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Accidents, Traffic -- prevention & control
Distracted Driving -- legislation & jurisprudence
Distracted Driving -- prevention & control
Distracted Driving -- statistics & numerical data
Accidents, Traffic -- economics
Accidents, Traffic -- mortality
Accidents, Traffic -- statistics & numerical data
Accidents, Traffic -- trends
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Cell Phone
Forecasting
Middle Aged
Text Messaging
Young Adult
Humans
Mississippi
United States
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
The use of mobile devices while driving increases driver distractions that elevate crash risks. Most states have enacted laws designed to prevent crashes due to mobile device distractions while driving. Mississippi has enacted some distracted driver restrictions and considered others. This brief summarizes the available evidence and outlines policy considerations to inform the debates.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (4 pages))
Illustrations:
Illustrations
NLM Unique ID:
101722729 (See catalog record)