An Analysis on Drivers’ Self-reported Questionnaire Responses, Regarding Aggressive Driving, Attitude Toward Cyclists and Personal Values

  • Kyriakos Andronis
  • Nikolaos Mavridis
  • Alexandros OikonomouEmail author
  • Socrates Basbas
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 879)


Driving behavior plays an important role in road safety and it is under investigation by researchers worldwide. In the framework of this paper an attempt is made to gain insight into safe driving behavior with the use of a questionnaire-based survey. One hundred and forty car drivers participated in the questionnaire-based survey that was conducted during 2015 in the city of Thessaloniki. The questionnaire consisted of thirty two questions grouped into four sections. The sections addressed different issues in the scope of Road Safety, Sustainable Mobility and Traffic Psychology such as aggressive driving toward other car drivers, cyclists and pedestrians, attitude toward the use of the bicycle and of the cyclists in general and drivers’ personal values that potentially influence their driving behavior. The questionnaire also included a section about drivers’ Road Safety awareness and information, driving experience as well as their socioeconomic characteristics. In this paper, the variables derived from the survey are presented with the use of descriptive and inferential statistics.


Driving behavior Aggressive driving Driver Cyclist Road safety Questionnaire survey Personal attitudes and values 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kyriakos Andronis
    • 1
  • Nikolaos Mavridis
    • 1
  • Alexandros Oikonomou
    • 1
    Email author
  • Socrates Basbas
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Transportation and Hydraulic Engineering, School of Rural and Surveying EngineeringAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece

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