Tactical, strategic, and life-goal self-regulation of driving by older adults: development and testing of a questionnaire

TitleTactical, strategic, and life-goal self-regulation of driving by older adults: development and testing of a questionnaire
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsMolnar, L. J., Eby, D. W., Langford, J., Charlton, J. L., St Louis, R. M., & Roberts, J. S.
JournalJournal of safety research
Volume46
Pagination107-17
Date Published2013 Sep
ISSN1879-1247
KeywordsAge Factors, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Automobile Driving, Decision Making, Female, Goals, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Organizational Objectives, Planning Techniques, Questionnaires, Self Report, Social Control, Informal
Abstract

Appropriate self-regulation of driving - that is, adjusting one's driving patterns by driving less or avoiding specific situations considered challenging - shows promise as a strategy for extending safe driving. However, results on the extent of self-regulatory practices among older drivers vary considerably across studies.

DOI10.1016/j.jsr.2013.05.001
Alternate JournalJ Safety Res