Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 7th, 2005
The study took place in Perth, Western Australia, and involved 456 drivers aged 17 and over who owned or used mobile phones and had been involved in road crashes requiring hospital attendance between April 2002 and July 2004. Since July 2001, it has been illegal to use a hand-held phone when driving in Western Australia.
Using phone company records, Suzanne P. McEvoy and colleagues assessed phone use immediately before a crash (hazard interval) and on trips at...
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