In 2009, Ontario introduced a ban on the use of hand-held devices while driving. According to current collision trends from the Ministry of Transportation, fatalities related to distracted driving are forecasted to exceed those from drinking and driving by 2016.
This report details the prevalence, motives and types of TWD behaviour among a sample of Ontario youth and young adults ages 16 to 24.
Authors: Erin Berenbaum, Sue Keller-Olaman & Heather Manson
Published By: Public Health Ontario
Publication Date: November 2015