Psychosocial function of driving as predictor of risk-taking behaviour.

  title={Psychosocial function of driving as predictor of risk-taking behaviour.},
  author={Mette M\oller and Nils Petter Gregersen},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  volume={40 1},
This study examined the relation between risk-taking behaviour while driving, the psychosocial function of driving, leisure time activities, car oriented peer group interaction and educational attainment. Two thousand four hundred seventeen drivers aged 18-25, randomly selected from the Danish Driving Licence Register, participated in the study. Data was collected through a mail survey. The response rate was 60.4%. A positive significant effect on risk-taking behaviour based on the score on the… CONTINUE READING

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