Traffic Locus of Control Scale

The Traffic Locus of Control Scale
1.      Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on shortcomings in my driving skills
2.      Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on my own risk-taking while driving
3.      Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on shortcomings in other drivers’ driving skills
4.      Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on other drivers’ risk-taking while driving
5.      Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on bad luck
6.      Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on dangerous roads
7.      Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on if I drive often with too high speed
8.      Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on if other drivers drive often with too high speed
9.      Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on if I drive too close to the car in front
10. Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on if other drivers drive too close to my car
11. Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on fate
12. Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on bad weather or lighting conditions
13. Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on a mechanical failure in the car
14. Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on other drivers driving under influence of alcohol
15. Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on other drivers’ dangerous overtaking
16. Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on my own dangerous overtaking
17. Whether or not I get into car accident depends mostly on coincidence
TRAFFIC LOCUS OF CONTROL‚ DRIVING SKILLS‚AND ATTITUDES TOWARDSIN-VEHICLE TECHNOLOGIES (ISA & ACC)
Türker Özkan*1‚ Timo Lajunen‚2‚3 and Jyrki Kaistinen3
1Traffic Research Unit‚ Department of Psychology‚ University of Helsinki‚ Finland
*Corresponding author: [email protected]
2Department of Psychology‚ Middle East Technical University‚ Turkey
3Human Factors and Safety Behaviour Group‚ Department of Psychology‚ University of
Helsinki‚ Finland