Teenagers

Teenagers

Evidence:

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The young teenager and road safety: A qualitative study – Research findings (Development Department Research Programme Research Findings No. 61)

Objectives: To carry out a qualitative study to examine young teenagers' perceptions of road safety education and how they use the roads as pedestrians, and to explore attitudes towards a split-screen road safety television and cinema advertisement targeted at the 12-15 years old age group.

  • Author(s): The Scottish Government
  • Published: The Scottish Government , 1998
  • Date Added: 15 Mar 2013
  • Format: Web Page Link

What Works In Preventing Unintentional Injuries In Children And Young Adolescents? An updated systematic review

Objectives: To answer the question: ‘How effective are health promotion interventions in preventing unintentional injuries in childhood and young adolescence?’

  • Author(s): E. Towner, T. Dowswell, C. Mackereth and S. Jarvis
  • Published: Community Child Health, Department of Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne prepared for the NHS Health Development Agency, 2005
  • Date Added: 15 Mar 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Safely to School: A Study of Safer Routes to School in the Classroom

Objectives: To investigate the attitudes and experiences of local authorities, and other stakeholders, towards road safety for children and young people; the practices at school level, and the potential for further development of the Cycling, Walking and Safer Streets Fund.

  • Author(s): K. Fyfe, K. Lowden, J. Hall, V. Wilson and T. Graham
  • Published: ODS Ltd and The SCRE Centre prepared for the The Scottish Government, 2003
  • Date Added: 15 Mar 2013
  • Format: Web Page Link

Youth and Road Safety Action Kit

Objectives: To introduce young individuals and organisations to road safety, particularly youth issues, and providing the knowledge needed to implement road safety projects.

  • Author(s): Youth for Road Safety (YOURS)
  • Published: Youth for Road Safety (YOURS), 2012
  • Date Added: 15 Mar 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Attitudes to Road Safety and Think! Road Safety Campaigns

Objectives: To review existing road safety communications aimed at children and teenagers and investigate possible methods/routes for improving communication.

  • Author(s): M. Ratcliff and S. Bouchier-Hayers
  • Published: MURMUR prepared for the Department for Transport, no date
  • Date Added: 15 Mar 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

The Role of Skills, Attitudes and Perceived Behavioural Control in the Pedestrian Decision-making of Adolescents Aged 11–15 Years (Road Safety Research Report No. 68)

Objectives: To assess which factors (road crossing skills, changes in road environment around primary and secondary schools, gap between perceived and actual skills, and bias towards risk-taking) contributed most to increases in unsafe pedestrian behaviour between the ages of 11-15 years old.

  • Author(s): A. Tolmie, J.A. Thomson , R.O’ Connor, H.C. Foot, E. Karagiannidou, M. Banks, C. O’ Donnell and P. Sarvary
  • Published: University of Strathclyde prepared for the Department for Transport, 2006
  • Date Added: 15 Mar 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format