|Title:||[Road traffic knowledge and behaviour of drivers in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia]|
|Authors:||Ali Aba Hussein, Nada|
Kassem El Zobeir, Ahmed
|Abstract:||The objective of this study was to assess the knowledge and behaviour of the fathers of a sample of female students. A random sample of 2469 drivers from Dammam, Alkhobar, Qateef and Jubail was studied. Data were collected using a structured self- administered questionnaire which in-corporated questions on driver's knowledge and behaviour regarding road traffic regulations. The study found that 52% of the sample had been involved in previous road traffic accidents, 75% were seat - belt compliant and 60% used mobile phones while driving. The drivers' knowledge about road traffic regulations and risks did not match their behaviour|
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