R D Foss

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effects of North Carolina's 0.08% BAC law
    R D Foss
    Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 3430, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 33:507-17. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Initial effects of graduated driver licensing on 16-year-old driver crashes in North Carolina
    R D Foss
    Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 730 Airport Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3430, USA
    JAMA 286:1588-92. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the effectiveness of graduated driver licensing legislation
    Robert Foss
    Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina, 730 Airport Road, CB 3430, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3430, USA
    J Safety Res 34:79-84. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Short-term effects of a teenage driver cell phone restriction
    Robert D Foss
    University of North Carolina, Highway Safety Research Center, 730 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Suite 300 CB 3430, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3430, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 41:419-24. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving graduated driver licensing systems: a conceptual approach and its implications
    Robert D Foss
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Safety Res 38:185-92. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Talking and texting among teenage drivers: a glass half empty or half full?
    Natalie P O'Brien
    Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3430, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:549-54. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of graduated driver licensing on hospitalization rates and charges for 16-and 17-year-olds in North Carolina
    Lewis H Margolis
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7445, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 8:35-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Parental supervision of teenage drivers in a graduated licensing system
    Arthur H Goodwin
    University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 7:224-31. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Encouraging compliance with graduated driver licensing restrictions
    Arthur H Goodwin
    Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina, 730 Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd, Campus Box 3430, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3430, USA
    J Safety Res 37:343-51. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Graduated driver licensing restrictions: awareness, compliance, and enforcement in North Carolina
    Arthur H Goodwin
    Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina, 730 Airport Road, Campus Box 3430, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    J Safety Res 35:367-74. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Secondary Analysis of Alcohol Boating Data
    Robert Foss; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effects of North Carolina's 0.08% BAC law
    R D Foss
    Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 3430, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 33:507-17. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Initial effects of graduated driver licensing on 16-year-old driver crashes in North Carolina
    R D Foss
    Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 730 Airport Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3430, USA
    JAMA 286:1588-92. 2001
    ..Since 1997, 32 states have enacted graduated driver licensing (GDL) systems to reduce crash rates among young novice drivers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the effectiveness of graduated driver licensing legislation
    Robert Foss
    Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina, 730 Airport Road, CB 3430, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3430, USA
    J Safety Res 34:79-84. 2003
    ..This article addresses how to achieve the maximum benefit from GDL by ensuring compliance with protective restrictions...
  4. doi request reprint Short-term effects of a teenage driver cell phone restriction
    Robert D Foss
    University of North Carolina, Highway Safety Research Center, 730 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Suite 300 CB 3430, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3430, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 41:419-24. 2009
    ..Overall, the findings suggest that North Carolina's cell phone restriction had little to no effect on teenage drivers' use of cell phones shortly after the law took effect...
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving graduated driver licensing systems: a conceptual approach and its implications
    Robert D Foss
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Safety Res 38:185-92. 2007
    ..Without a better understanding of these, and other, phenomena it will be difficult to further reduce crashes among young beginning drivers, whether through GDL enhancements or with other approaches...
  6. doi request reprint Talking and texting among teenage drivers: a glass half empty or half full?
    Natalie P O'Brien
    Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3430, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:549-54. 2010
    ..Cell phone use and text messaging in particular are associated with an increased risk of motor vehicle crashes. However, the frequency with which teenagers use cell phones while driving is still largely unknown...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of graduated driver licensing on hospitalization rates and charges for 16-and 17-year-olds in North Carolina
    Lewis H Margolis
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7445, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 8:35-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to examine the association between the implementation of the North Carolina GDL program and the rate of hospitalization, as well as hospital charges, for 16-and 17-year-old drivers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Parental supervision of teenage drivers in a graduated licensing system
    Arthur H Goodwin
    University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 7:224-31. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Encouraging compliance with graduated driver licensing restrictions
    Arthur H Goodwin
    Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina, 730 Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd, Campus Box 3430, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3430, USA
    J Safety Res 37:343-51. 2006
    ..Although graduated driver licensing (GDL) programs have reduced the high crash rates for 16-and 17-year-old drivers, research suggests that some teenagers fail to comply with restrictions on nighttime driving and carrying passengers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Graduated driver licensing restrictions: awareness, compliance, and enforcement in North Carolina
    Arthur H Goodwin
    Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina, 730 Airport Road, Campus Box 3430, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    J Safety Res 35:367-74. 2004
    ..This study examined the extent to which critical restrictions in North Carolina's graduated driver licensing (GDL) system are known, adhered to, and enforced...
  11. doi request reprint Long-term effect of the North Carolina graduated driver licensing system on licensed driver crash incidence: a 5-year survival analysis
    Scott V Masten
    University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, 730 Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd, Suite 300 Campus Box 3430, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3430, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1647-52. 2010
    ..The benefits are greater for males, who tend to have higher crash rates. The findings contradict conventional wisdom that the entire benefit of GDL results merely from decreasing or delaying licensure among young drivers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and motor vehicle-related deaths of children as passengers, pedestrians, and bicyclists
    L H Margolis
    School of Public Health and the Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
    JAMA 283:2245-8. 2000
    ..The overall percentage of motor vehicle deaths associated with alcohol consumption declined between 1991 and 1996, but the risk of death due to alcohol-related crashes for children warrants analysis...

Research Grants1

  1. Secondary Analysis of Alcohol Boating Data
    Robert Foss; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, analyses will be conducted to determine whether environmental controls on alcohol (prohibiting alcohol at lakes; prohibiting alcohol in public parks/beaches) appears to affect drinking among boaters and PWC riders. ..