Adolescent developmental antecedents of risky driving among young adults.

  title={Adolescent developmental antecedents of risky driving among young adults.},
  author={C. Raymond Bingham and Jean T. Shope},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol},
  volume={65 1},
OBJECTIVE The risk of injury or death due to motor vehicle crash is highest from ages 16 to 35. Crash rates are associated with driver's gender, age, inexperience, emotional states, thrill seeking, personality factors and substance use. The developmental trajectories of psychosocial and nondriving problem behavior that lead to risky driving behavior, however, are not well understood. This study examined the longitudinal patterns of adolescent psychosocial behavior and substance use of five… CONTINUE READING

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