Driver skilss in four countries: Finland, Greece, Sweden, and Turkey

Özkan, Türker
Warner, Henriette Wallen
Tzamalouka, Georgia


Driver social desirability scale: A Turkish adaptation and examination in the driving context
Özkan, Özgün; Yılmaz, Şerife; Arslan, Burcu; Lajunen, Timo; Öztürk, İbrahim; Özkan, Türker (2022-01-01)
Self-report data collection methods are widely used techniques to gather information in studies related to road safety. One of the most considerable limitations of self-reports is social desirability bias. One way to overcome the possible detrimental effects of socially desirable responding is to control it by using social desirability scales. With respect to that, the present study aims to adapt the Driver Social Desirability Scale into Turkish, examine its construct validity, and investigate the relations...
Driver profiles based on values and traffic safety climate and their relationships with driver behaviors
Kaçan, Bilgesu; Fındık, Gizem; Üzümcüoğlu, Yeşim; Azık Özkan, Derya; Solmazer, Gaye; Ersan, Özlem; Özkan, Türker; Lajunen, Timo; Öz, Bahar; Pashkevich, Anton; Pashkevich, Maria; Danelli-Mylona, Vassiliki; Georgogianni, Dimitra; Berisha Krasniqi, Ema; Krasniqi, Muhamed; Makris, Evangelos; Shubenkova, Ksenia; Xheladini, Gentianë (Elsevier BV, 2019-7)
Drivers have an important place in the traffic system when the human factor is taken into consideration. Drivers from different cultures are exposed to different values, norms, and traffic systems, and these differences may form various driver behaviors. Thus, traffic climate and individual values can impact driver behaviors. In this study, the relationships between Schwartz's individual values and traffic climate dimensions were examined. Clusters were then created from the traffic climate dimensions and i...
Driver anger in France: The relationships between sex, gender roles, trait and state driving anger and appraisals made while driving
Albentosa, Julie; Stephens, Amanda N.; Sullman, Mark J. M. (2018-01-01)
This study aimed to further understand the relationships between sex, gender identity, trait and state driving anger and situational appraisals made while driving, and to validate the 33-item Driving Anger Scale (DAS) in a sample of drivers from France. In total, 378 drivers (males = 38%) aged from 18 to 79 years completed a survey containing the 33-item DAS, the Bem Sex-Role Inventory (BSRI) and eight questions regarding self-reported state anger and appraisals in relation to a recalled recent anger provok...
Drivers’ self-reported reasons of speeding: A Turkish driver sample from two cities
Bıçaksız, P.; Doğruyol, B.; Erdost, B.G.; Hoe, C.H.; Gupta, S.; Lajunen, T.; Özkan, Türker (2019-04-01)
© 2019, Gioacchino Onorati Editore. All rights reserved.Speeding is an important risk factor of road traffic crashes, and identifying the factors associated with speeding is crucial for road safety. In the present study, face-to-face roadside interviews were conducted to investigate the reasons of speeding among Turkish drivers at six different data collection times in two different cities. A structured interview was administered to collect data from a total of 3317 and 1559 drivers in Ankara and Afyon citi...
Driver sleepiness, fatigue, careless behavior and risk of motor vehicle crash and injury: Population based case and control study
Bener, Abdulbari; Yildirim, Erol; Özkan, Türker; Lajunen, Timo (2017-10-01)
Background: A few studies have been conducted to determine the relationship between road motor vehicle crashes (MVC) and serious injuries related to tiredness, fatigues and sleeping.
Citation Formats
T. Özkan, H. W. Warner, and G. Tzamalouka, “Driver skilss in four countries: Finland, Greece, Sweden, and Turkey,” 2007, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: