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The behaviour of adolescent road users

Elliott, M.A. and Baughan, C.J. (2003) The behaviour of adolescent road users. In: Behavioural Research in Road Safety: Thirteenth Seminar. Department for Transport, London, pp. 65-78. ISBN 1 904763 00 6

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Abstract

A better understanding of what makes adolescent road users vulnerable is required to develop remedial action and to reduce the number of children killed and injured on Britain's roads. This paper reports on a comprehensive investigation into the road using behaviour that might contribute towards the safety of adolescent road users.