Motivational and Emotional Aspects Involved in Driving

  • Rosa Bañuls
  • Luis Montoro


It is evident that individuals display different behaviors when driving and especially when involved in accidents. These differences seem to be related in various ways to physical, mental and socio-environmental characteristics of the driver. It is also known that a wide range of situational variables that are all too common in our daily lives, such as fatigue, use of drugs, alcohol or certain medication; sleepiness and transitory behavioral alterations such as stress or anxiety, have a negative influence on driving.


Traffic Accident Traffic Congestion Traffic Safety Traffic Situation Traffic Environment 
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  • Rosa Bañuls
    • 1
  • Luis Montoro
    • 1
  1. 1.Traffic Research InstituteUniversity of ValenciaSpain

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