Aggression and violence among drivers
The invention of assembly line manufacturing, together with the generalised and massive use of the private automobile, has transformed motor vehicles from simply being a mode of transportation to encompass and symbolise a new lifestyle and social order1. Unfortunately, as in many other facets of modern society, the driving environment is not exempt from the expression of violent behaviour2–3. Because the root of driving is found in the lifestyle of a society, this way of life not only dictates the use of motor vehicles but also the way in which they are used4.
KeywordsViolent Behaviour Traffic Congestion Driving Environment Professional Driver Driver Aggression
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