"My friend was over the alcohol limit, so I asked him not to drive" : Young females intervening in alcohol-impaired driving
Buckley, Lisa, Sheehan, Mary C., Chapman, Rebekah L., & Davidson, Cathy (2012) "My friend was over the alcohol limit, so I asked him not to drive" : Young females intervening in alcohol-impaired driving. In Transportation Research Board (TRB) 91st Annual Meeting, 22-26 Jan 2012, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C.. (Unpublished)
Potential to strengthen a commitment to intervene within a friendship group:
– all knew the other passengers, – 3 in 4 discussed intervening with other passengers, – expectations of friends was a key predictive factor.
young women have potential and willingness to intervene in their friends’ drink driving behaviour
majority of campaigns and strategies to reduce alcohol related crashes target the driver however it is arguable that some strategies should target the young female passenger.
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|Item Type:||Conference Item (Presentation)|
|Keywords:||Young driver safety, Novice drivers, Alcohol-impaired driving|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 The Authors|
|Deposited On:||20 Feb 2012 10:06|
|Last Modified:||12 Aug 2013 09:42|
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