Enhancing road safety behaviour using a psychological and spiritual approaches

Ghous, Mohd Tarmizi and Ambak, Kamarudin and Hamsaari, Ryan White and Mustapha, Ahmad Sharifuddin (2017) Enhancing road safety behaviour using a psychological and spiritual approaches. MATEC Web of Conferences, 103. pp. 1-7. ISSN 2261-236X

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Main causes of accident is due to driver itself that is influenced by their bad attitude while driving. Human attitude is closely related to the human psychology. Apart from that, spiritual aspect also influence human attitude. Hence, this study carried out to improve driver safety using a new approach through psychology and spiritual factors. Objectives of this study are to identify then analyze factors of psychological and spiritual that contribute towards safety driving. A self-administered questionnaire were distributed among 256 respondents from various type of background. An analysis descriptive statistics show demographic and experience of respondents. Chi-square analysis showed only education level and traffic summon are significant to safety driving. Furthermore, correlation analysis shows psychological factors has strong linear relationship on attitude of drivers towards safety driving while spiritual factor, the perception of the spiritual and practices, both have a strong relationship to safety driving. Regression analysis demonstrates boths psychological and spiritual factors have strong evidence and significant relationship with safety driving. Thus, it can be identified that spiritual psychological factors encourage drivers to drive more safely and reduce road accidents. Therefore, this study propose useful guidelines to related agencies in order to enhance safety among drivers to be able drive safely on the road.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications > HE5601-5725 Automotive transportation Including trucking, bus lines, and taxicab service
Divisions: Center for General Studies and Co -curricular > Department of Islamic Studies
Depositing User: UiTM Student Praktikal
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2022 03:05
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2022 03:05
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5510

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