A CORRELATIVE STUDY BETWEEN DRIVER’S PERSONALITY TRAITS AND THE AGGRESIVE BEHAVIOR IN TRAFFIC

 

FLORINA-LIZETT BARȘEVSCHI, VLAD BURTAVERDE

University of Bucharest, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences

Abstract

This study contains information regarding aggressive driving and results which aim to demonstrate the correlations between aggressively driving personality traits and aggressive behavior in traffic. The objectives aimed to delimitate the concept of driving aggression, underscoring the fact that young people tend be aggressive when driving, the prevention of negative behavior in traffic and highlighting stressors that occur when driving. The participants are represented by a number of 30 male subjects, undergraduate students of the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, aged between 22 and 25 years.he instruments: AVIS test from Vienna Tests System and a BARS scale. The study highlits statistically significant correlations between driver’s personality traits and aggressively behavior in traffic.

Cuvinte cheie: condus agresiv, validitate, ancore comportamentale, personality traits

Keywords: driving aggression, validity, behaviorally anchored rating scales, trăsături de personalitate

 

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