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10 November 2011

Aggressive drivers often identify with their vehicles

Viewing your car as an extension of yourself can lead to aggressive driving, a new study warns.

Viewing your car as an extension of yourself can lead to aggressive driving, a new study warns.

Ruvio and a colleague used 134 surveys of men and women in Israel, average age 23.5 years, to examine the influence of personality, attitudes and values on driving. The researchers also looked at the factors of risk attraction, impulsivity, driving as a hedonistic activity and perceptions about time pressures among another 298 people.

 
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