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The Role of Social Capital in Traffic Safety Citizenship

Kari Finley, Ph.D., Jay Otto, M.S., and Nic Ward, Ph.D. with the Center for Health and Safety Culture (CHSC) at Montana State University have published an article in the International Journal of Interdisciplinary Civic and Political Studies. The article titled “The Role of Social Capital in Traffic Safety Citizenship” focuses...
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Traffic Safety Culture Pooled Fund Project: An assessment of traffic safety culture: exploring traffic safety citizenship

Final Report The Center for Health Safety Culture engaged in a research project with the Traffic Safety Culture Pooled Fund to better understand the cultural factors associated with traffic safety citizenship. Road users have an important role in achieving the goal of zero deaths and serious injuries. In Sweden, the...
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Traffic Safety Culture Pooled Fund Project: An assessment of traffic safety culture: exploring traffic safety citizenship

Final Report The Center for Health Safety Culture engaged in a research project with the Traffic Safety Culture Pooled Fund to better understand the cultural factors associated with traffic safety citizenship. Road users have an important role in achieving the goal of zero deaths and serious injuries. In Sweden, the...
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How are Vision Zero, Safe System, and Traffic Safety Culture related?

Vision Zero is our target. Safe System is our approach for reaching that target. Traffic Safety Culture includes the values, beliefs, and attitudes shared by stakeholders that ensure we succeed together. [1] Vision Zero is a statement about our desired future by declaring that zero is the only acceptable number of traffic fatalities...
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Developing a theoretical foundation to change road user behavior and improve traffic safety: Driving under the influence of cannabis (DUIC)

Prof. Nicholas Ward, Prof. William Schell, Jay Otto, M.S., and Kari Finley, Ph.D. with the Center for Health and Safety Culture at Montana State University along with Tara Kelley-Baker at the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety have published an article in the Traffic Injury Prevention Journal. The article highlights a...
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Cultural predictors of future intention to drive under the influence (DUIC)

Prof. Nic Ward, Jay Otto M.S., Dr. Kari Finley, and Prof. William Schell with the Center for Health and Safety Culture at Montana State University have published an article in the Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour journal. The article highlights a study that examines the influence of...
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An Assessment of Traffic Safety Culture Related to Engagement in Efforts to Improve Traffic Safety

Final Report The Center for Health and Safety Culture completed a research project with the Transportation Pooled Fund on Traffic Safety Culture. The purpose of this research project was to understand the specific aspects of traffic safety culture that predict engagement in traffic safety citizenship behaviors. Traffic safety citizenship behaviors are...
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Understanding the Cultural Influences related to Driving After Cannabis

Final Report The Center for Health and Safety Culture completed a research project with the Transportation Pooled Fund on Traffic Safety Culture. The purpose of this research project was to understand which specific aspects of traffic safety culture predict the decision to drive under the influence of cannabis (DUIC). As...
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The culture of intention to drive after using cannabis

Today we submitted the following journal manuscript for review based on a collaboration between our center and two leading institutes on surveys and drugged driving (PIRE: http://www.pire.org/ and NORC:  http://www.pire.org/):Ward, N.J., Schell, W., Otto, J., Finley, K., Kelly-Baker, T., & Lacey, J.H. (under review).  ¬The culture of intention to drive after...
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To Prevent Addiction In Adults, Help Teens Learn How To Cope

Today we share an interesting article about the importance of early addiction intervention and prevention.["Addiction is a pediatric disease," says Dr. John Knight, founder and director of the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research at Boston Children's Hospital. "When adults entering addiction treatment are asked when they first began drinking...
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