• Lars Åberg


The human factor is a major factor behind traffic accidents and knowledge about modification of driver behavior is of great importance for traffic safety research. Also, in the general debate the necessity of changing road user attitudes is frequently mentioned as a means of changing road user behavior and improving traffic safety. To what extent human behavior is determined by attitudes has been a topic in psychological research for a many years. In spite of this fact there is far from a general agreement among researchers concerning what is meant by attitudes, in what way and to what extent they are related to behavior and how they might be modified. The confusion among researchers is also shown in the discussions of unsafe driver behavior and attitudes.


Social Norm Health Belief Model Normative Belief Road User Behavioral Belief 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lars Åberg
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  1. 1.Dalarna UniversitySweden

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