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Personal profile

Biography

Amanda has been involved in road safety research for the over a decade and her background is in the psychology behind driver behaviour. Amanda completed her PhD in Psychology at the University of Surrey, UK. Her PhD work focused on the role that emotions play in how a driver evaluates and responds to their current driving environment. She has published extensively in this area.

Amanda is currently a Research Fellow at Monash University Accident Research Centre, a position she took up in 2014 after spending a number of years working in road safety in England, Scotland and tthe Republic of Ireland.

Keywords

  • driving anger
  • aggressive driving
  • dax
  • das
  • anger expression
  • mood-congruent driving

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Projects 2018 2019

Research Output 2006 2019

Do mindfulness interventions improve road safety? A systematic review

Koppel, S., Bugeja, L., Hua, P., Osborne, R., Stephens, A. N., Young, K. L., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C., 1 Feb 2019, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 123, p. 88-98 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Associations between self-reported mindfulness, driving anger and aggressive driving

Stephens, A. N., Koppel, S., Young, K. L., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C., 1 Jul 2018, In : Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour. 56, p. 149-155 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Driver anger in France: The relationships between sex, gender roles, trait and state driving anger and appraisals made while driving

Albentosa, J., Stephens, A. N. & Sullman, M. J. M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour. 52, p. 127-137 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The Driver Behaviour Questionnaire for older drivers: Do errors, violations and lapses change over time?

Koppel, S., Stephens, A. N., Charlton, J. L., Di Stefano, M., Darzins, P., Odell, M. & Marshall, S., 1 Apr 2018, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 113, p. 171-178 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

What is the relationship between self-reported aberrant driving behaviors, mindfulness, and self-reported crashes and infringements?

Koppel, S., Stephens, A. N., Young, K. L., Hua, P., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C., 2018, In : Traffic Injury Prevention. 19, 5, p. 480-487 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Press / Media

Aggression on Australian roads

Amanda Stephens & Michael Patrick Fitzharris

17/07/1715/08/17

6 items of media coverage, 1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research

BBC radio 4 podcast

Amanda Stephens

10/04/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Unsafe at Any Speed The case against human drivers

Amanda Stephens

15/02/17

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research