Department of Health Science and Biostatistics
Swinburne University of Technology
Using Telematics Data to Compare the Braking Behaviour of Female and Male Drivers in Australia
Road traffic crashes have emerged to be the leading cause of death among young drivers globally. Furthermore, male young drivers remain over-represented accounting for almost two-thirds of road traffic deaths worldwide including Australia. The current study aimed to incorporate in-car telematics devices into a naturalistic study setting to compare the braking behaviour of female and male drivers over time. Overall, male drivers demonstrated a greater improvement in their braking scores over time.