Comparative perceptions of driver ability--a confirmation and expansion.

  title={Comparative perceptions of driver ability--a confirmation and expansion.},
  author={I A McCormick and Frank H. Walkey and Douglas E Green},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  volume={18 3},
This study aimed to investigate earlier Swedish and United States research which has shown that drivers tend to rate themselves as more skillful and less risky than the average driver, and to extend the range of driver characteristics on which such ratings are made. A total of 178 male and female drivers rated "me as a driver," "an average driver" and "a very good driver" on the following eight relevant bipolar semantic differential scales: foolish-wise, unpredictable-predictable, unreliable… CONTINUE READING
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