TITLE

1998 Royal College Medalist in Medicine

PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Dec98 Supplement, Vol. 21, pS24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which used an epidemiologic method to test whether using a cellular telephone increases the risk of a motor vehicle collision. Six hundred ninety-nine drivers who were involved in a motor vehicle collision with significant property damage but no personal injury were studied. It was concluded that cellular telephones are associated with a four-fold increased risk of motor vehicle collision during the brief time interval involving a call.
ACCESSION #
23222468

 

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