PERSONALITY TRAITS PREDICTORS OF AGGRESSIVE DRIVING BEHAVIOR. A REPLICATIVE STUDY

VLADA DOGOTER, TEODOR MIHĂILĂ

University of Bucharest, Department of Psychology

 

Abstract

Anger in traffic is a disturbing factor influencing driving style, Galovski, Malta and Blanchard (2006) are those who have done various research on anger manifested in traffic. Harnaveanu (2013) speaks of anger as that trait that predicts a state of anger, anger as a trait being a good predictor. Relationship between personality and aggressive driving it is known very well. The objective of this study is is to investigate the relationship between personality and aggressive driving behavior and to investigate the gender differences in the manifestation of driving aggression. Participants in this research are in number of 48 persons, with age between 20 and 40 age, 22 female and 26 male, from urban areas. To measure aggressive driving was used AVIS, and to measure personality was used Big Five Markers IPIP. The results indicated that does not exist a significant correlation between personality and aggressive driving, and personality is not a significant predictor of aggressive driving, and does not exist differences between male and female.

Cuvinte cheie: personalitate, agresivitate, predictor, relatie

 Keywords: personality, aggression, predictor, relation


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