The effect of social desirability on self reported and recorded road traffic accidents

@inproceedings{Whlberg2016TheEO,
  title={The effect of social desirability on self reported and recorded road traffic accidents},
  author={A. E. af W{\aa}hlberg and Lisa Dorn and Tracy L Kline},
  year={2016}
}
The use of lie scales has a fairly long history in psychometrics, with the intention of identifying and correcting for socially desirable answers. This represents one type of common method variance (bias introduced when both predictors and predicted variables are gathered from the same source), which may lead to spurious associations in self-reports. Within traffic safety research, where self-report methods are used abundantly, it is uncommon to control for social desirability artifacts, or… CONTINUE READING