Utility of self-report and performance-based measures of risk for predicting driving behavior in young people

Genevieve Le Bas, Melissa Ann Hughes, Julie C Stout

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Road-traffic injuries are the single biggest killer of young people worldwide. Our study sought to determine whether self-report and performance-based measures of risk could be administered online to predict driving risk in young people (aged 18-25, n=. 102). We used a retrospective approach and compared self-reported driving behavior with outcomes on Eysenck s Impulsivity Inventory Impulsiveness subscale, Multidimensional Personality Questionnaire Harm Avoidance subscale, Iowa Gambling Task (IGT), and Balloon Analog Risk Task (BART). As hypothesized, higher levels of driving risk were associated with higher levels of impulsivity (p
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)184 - 188
Number of pages5
JournalPersonality and Individual Differences
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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