How Did the Mobility Scooter Cross the Road?

Coordinating with Co-Movers and Other Movers in Traffic

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This paper reports on a video-based conversation analysis of a mobility scooter user in their everyday life. A collection of road ’crossings' are examined to see how users manage their conduct to be seen to be doing a ‘crossing’ by other ‘movers’. In the approach to a crossing place, users and their co-movers prepare for a ‘safe passage’ across the flow of traffic and scan the mobilescape for an anticipatory ‘window of opportunity’ for joint mobile action. Furthermore, they negotiate their right to cross with other movers as well as their obligations to the moral order of the road.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftLanguage & Communication
Vol/bind65
Sider (fra-til)105-130
Antal sider26
ISSN0271-5309
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 1 mar. 2019

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