Pilot evaluation of the short-term effect of driving simulation on novice adolescent drivers.

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CONFERENCE: Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

The journal of trauma and acute care surgery, ISSN: 2163-0763, Vol: 75, Issue: 1, Page: 83-6; discussion 87

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Ekeh, Akpofure Peter; Herman, Kyle; Bayham, Dustin; Markert, Ronald J.; Pedoto, Michael J.; McCarthy, Mary C.
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
Medicine; Medical Specialties; Medicine and Health Sciences; Surgery
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Despite widespread application in aviation and other fields, there has been limited use of computerized simulation in driver education. We prospectively studied a group of novice drivers subjected to comprehensive virtual driving simulation modules to identify the subsequent effects on their driving records. We hypothesized that participation in a simulation program would result in fewer offences and crashes.