Intervening to Improve the Safety of Occupational Driving

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Examine the behind-the-wheel behavior of delivery people and discover proven interventions to improve driver safety!

This thorough treatise provides empirical evidence, case studies, and effective models designed to help you develop reliable programs for promoting safety among high-risk drivers. Intervening to Improve the Safety of Occupational Driving: A Behavior-Change Model and Review of Empirical Evidence is plentifully illustrated with charts and tables for easy ...

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Overview

Examine the behind-the-wheel behavior of delivery people and discover proven interventions to improve driver safety!

This thorough treatise provides empirical evidence, case studies, and effective models designed to help you develop reliable programs for promoting safety among high-risk drivers. Intervening to Improve the Safety of Occupational Driving: A Behavior-Change Model and Review of Empirical Evidence is plentifully illustrated with charts and tables for easy comprehension. Researchers and practitioners in the field of organizational behavior will find valuable data about the driving behaviors of fast-food deliverers and receive tested intervention methods for improved driver safety.

Intervening to Improve the Safety of Occupational Driving discusses the specific roles of various factors in safety programs, including:

  • community agents of change
  • static versus dynamic goal setting
  • using competition to encourage change
  • cost per individual
  • community feedback
  • effects of multiple interventions
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Published simultaneously as volume 19, number 4 (2000), this book provides guidance in the development of programs for promoting safety among high-risk drivers. Featuring empirical evidence, case studies, and intervention models, the book outlines the various elements of a safety program. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

Contents
  • Preface
  • Intervening to Improve the Safety of Delivery Drivers: A Systematic Behavioral Approach
  • Behavior-Based Injury Reduction
  • Intervention Impact Models
  • Seven Studies Targeting Pizza Deliverers
  • Awareness Sessions and Promise Cards
  • A Mandated Turn-Signal Use Policy
  • Assigned versus Participatory Goal Setting and Feedback
  • Group Goal Setting with Public Individualized Feedback
  • Public Individualized Feedback with Competition
  • Static versus Dynamic Goal Setting
  • Long-Term Impact of Multiple Interventions
  • History Effects
  • Stimulus Events
  • Response Generalization
  • Overall Conclusions
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included
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