master's thesis
Correlation between attitudes towards driving, knowledge of traffic laws and self-assessment of the driving behavior of young drivers

Mirna Cerovac (2016)
Sveučilište Josipa Jurja Strossmayera u Osijeku
Filozofski fakultet
Metadata
TitlePovezanost stavova prema vožnji, poznavanja prometnih propisa i samoprocjene prometnog ponašanja mladih vozača
AuthorMirna Cerovac
Mentor(s)Vladimir Kolesarić (thesis advisor)
Jasmina Tomašić Humer (thesis advisor)
Abstract
Mladi vozači su u statistikama prezastupljeni i kao kršitelji prometnih pravila i kao žrtve. Cilj ovoga istraživanja bio je provjeriti povezanost stavova prema prometnoj sigurnosti, samoprocijenjenog prometnog ponašanja i poznavanja prometnih propisa u populaciji mladih vozača. Na uzorku od 164 mladih vozača u dobi od 18 do 24 godine utvrđeno je da mladi vozači koji imaju pozitivnije stavove prema prometnoj sigurnosti čine i manje prometnih prekršaja i grešaka u vožnji. Pokazalo se i da oni vozači koji imaju pozitivnije stavove prema prometnoj sigurnosti ne poznaju nužno prometne propise bolje od ostalih. Između poznavanja prometnih propisa i samoprocijenjenog prometnog ponašanja nije bilo povezanosti. Stavovi prema prometnoj sigurnosti i poznavanje prometnih propisa objašnjavaju 8,8% varijance prometnog ponašanja. Poznavanje prometnih propisa ne doprinosi ukupnom rezultatu modela te se iz toga zaključuje da se na temelju poznavanja prometnih propisa ne može predviđati ponašanje mladih vozača. Istaknuta je važnost stavova u predviđanju prometnog ponašanja te su predložene preventivne mjere koje je moguće poduzeti kako bi se smanjila zastupljenost mladih vozača u statistikama rizičnog prometnog ponašanja. Potrebna su detaljnija istraživanja prije generalizacije rezultata na populaciju mladih vozača te njihove primjene.
Keywordsyoung drivers attitudes traffic safety driving behaviour traffic rules
Parallel title (English)Correlation between attitudes towards driving, knowledge of traffic laws and self-assessment of the driving behavior of young drivers
Committee MembersGorka Vuletić (committee chairperson)
Ana Kurtović (committee member)
Vladimir Kolesarić (committee member)
GranterSveučilište Josipa Jurja Strossmayera u Osijeku
Filozofski fakultet
PlaceOsijek
StateCroatia
Scientific field, discipline, subdisciplineSOCIAL SCIENCES
Psychology
Other Applied Psychologies
Study programme typeuniversity
Study levelgraduate
Study programmePsychology (single major); specializations in: Teacher Training
Study specializationTeacher Training
Academic title abbreviationmag. psych.
Genremaster's thesis
Language Croatian
Defense date2016-09-16
Parallel abstract (English)
Young drivers are overrepresented in statistical data both as traffic offenders and as victims. The aim of this study was to examine the correlation of attitudes towards traffic safety, self-reported driving behaviour and knowledge of traffic rules among young drivers. Sample of 164 young drivers aged 18 to 24 has been used. It has been found that young drivers who have more positive attitudes towards traffic safety are also less likely to break the traffic rules and make less mistakes while driving. At the same time drivers who have more positive attitudes towards traffic safety do not have better knowledge of traffic rules. No correlation has been found between knowledge of traffic rules and self-reported driving behaviour. Traffic safety attitudes and traffic rules knowledge account for 8,8% of variability of driving behaviour. Traffic rules knowledge does not contribute to the model at all and it can be concluded driving behaviour of young drivers cannot be predicted from traffic rules knowledge. Importance of attitudes for the prediction of driving behaviour has been highlighted and preventive measures suggested which can be used to lower the overrepresentation of young drivers in statistical data of risky driving behaviour. More detailed research is needed before generalisation of the results to population of young drivers and its application.
Parallel keywords (Croatian)mladi vozači stavovi prometna sigurnost prometno ponašanje prometni propisi
Resource typetext
Access conditionOpen access
Terms of usehttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
URN:NBNhttps://urn.nsk.hr/urn:nbn:hr:142:968483
CommitterBernardica Plašćak