The effects of co-presence on risk perception and intention to engage in risky behaviors.

@article{Cristea2016TheEO,
  title={The effects of co-presence on risk perception and intention to engage in risky behaviors.},
  author={Mioara Cristea and Patricia Delhomme},
  journal={Journal of safety research},
  year={2016},
  volume={56},
  pages={
          97-103
        }
}
INTRODUCTION This study investigated the relation between co-presence and bicyclists' riding behavior. We assumed that the presence of peer riders would either facilitate or inhibit risky behaviors depending on bicyclists' perceptions of three traffic contexts conducive to risk taking (i.e., red-light, go straight, and turn to left). METHOD Young bicyclists (N=207) were randomly assigned to two experimental conditions (alone vs. with peers). They filled in a scenario-based questionnaire about… CONTINUE READING
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