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Mobile Phone Usage Behaviour while Driving among Educated Young Adults in the Urban University

Hazali, Norazlanshah and Masuri, Mohamad Ghazali and Md. Isa, Khairil Anuar (2012) Mobile Phone Usage Behaviour while Driving among Educated Young Adults in the Urban University. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 36. pp. 414-420. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

Introduction; Students who drive and using mobile phones become a common sight these days. Futile to coordinate shall contribute to road traffic accidents. Objective; This study aims to describe the mobile phone usage behaviour while driving among educated young adults. Methods; A cross sectional study was conducted among student in Klang Valley and their participation was on voluntary basis. Results & conclusion; 66.6% of the participants used a mobile phone while driving where male drivers more often to use it on urban road. Results from this study can inform policy maker to design specific campaigns to minimise this unsafe behaviour.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4645/34185
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mobile phone usage behaviour; driving; young adult; policy
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Nutrition Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Norazlanshah Hazali
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2014 11:02
Last Modified: 24 Dec 2014 21:15
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/34185

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