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

M.A. Elliott, C.J. Armitage, C.J. Baughan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBehavioural Research in Road Safety: Twelfth Seminar
Place of PublicationLondon, United Kingdom
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2002


  • drivers
  • road safety
  • behaviour
  • driving behaviour
  • speeding


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