Young Drivers Cellphone Use and Road Signs

University of Toronto, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

The purpose of this study is to examine why young drivers engage in cellphone-related distracted driving and how they behave in a set of various driving scenarios. As a participant, you will be asked to fill out an online survey.

Your Impact

By participating in this study, you will contribute to research in traffic safety. For example, information obtained from this study will be analyzed and published in an academic journal, with the intent being that the results will influence countermeasure development aimed at reducing cellphone-related distracted driving.

Eligibility Criteria

All genders

18 to 25 years old

Study Tasks

Answer a ~20 mins questionnaire


This study has been approved by University of Toronto's Research Ethics Board (RIS HP# 00039534)



Activity and Time


Polls and Surveys

Weekdays, Weeknights, Weekends, Overnight

30 minutes total, 1 session

The purpose of this study is to examine why young drivers in Ontario engage in cellphone while driving.


100 CAD gift cards with odds of winning approximately 1 in 20.

Study Address

This study doesn't require any in-person visits. Complete it in the comfort of your own home!

You must be a resident in Ontario, Canada, North America to join this study

Posting date: Jul 28, 2020

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