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Changing drivers' attitudes: is there potential for changing drivers' behaviour?

Elliott, M.A. and Armitage, C.J. and Baughan, C.J. (2002) Changing drivers' attitudes: is there potential for changing drivers' behaviour? In: Behavioural Research in Road Safety: Twelfth Seminar. Department for Transport, London, United Kingdom, pp. 226-233. ISBN 1 85112 593 0

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Abstract

Aberrant driving behaviour is a major concern for road safety. Numerous studies have shown that behaviours such as speeding and drink driving are strongly associated with accident involvement (eg Finch, Kompfner, Lockwood and Maycock, 1994; Parker, Reason, Manstead and Stradling, 1995b; Parker, West, Manstead and Stradling, 1995c; Stradling, 2000; Taylor, Lynam and Baruya, 2000). A large volume of research has therefore been carried out into aberrant driving behaviours to provide a better understanding of why they are carried out and how they can be changed to improve safety.

Item type: Book Section
ID code: 10218
Keywords: drivers, road safety, behaviour, driving behaviour, speeding, Transportation and Communications, Psychology
Subjects: Social Sciences > Transportation and Communications
Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > Psychology
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Psychological Science and Health > Psychology
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    Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
    Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2011 09:59
    Last modified: 12 Mar 2012 10:53
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/10218

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