The Current State of Research on Driving Anger

Authors

  • Xiaoting Zhan
  • Qian Zhang

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54097/fp635x33

Keywords:

Driving Anger, Research Methods, Influencing Factors, Intervention Measures

Abstract

Driving anger is a significant factor in causing traffic accidents and poses a severe threat to road safety. This paper reviews the research progress on driving anger over the past decade, including its definition, research methodologies, influencing factors, and intervention measures. The literature indicates that (1) questionnaires, driving simulators, video recordings, and behavioral diaries are commonly used research methods. (2) The factors influencing driving anger include demographic elements (such as age, gender, alcohol consumption), personality traits (such as anger trait, sensation seeking), and environmental factors (such as road characteristics, life events). (3) To address driving anger, researchers have proposed various intervention measures, including relaxation training, group cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness training, and driver re-education programs. These interventions have been somewhat effective in reducing driving anger and aggressive driving behaviors. Future research could further explore the cognitive processes of driving anger and its impact on driving behavior to develop more effective intervention strategies, thereby enhancing road traffic safety.

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28-06-2024

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Zhan, X., & Zhang, Q. (2024). The Current State of Research on Driving Anger. Journal of Innovation and Development, 7(2), 25-31. https://doi.org/10.54097/fp635x33