Influence of Agreeableness Personality Trait on Driving Behaviour among Motorists in Malaysia

DATE PUBLISHED
December 27, 2017
SECTION
Articles

Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between agreeableness of Big 5   personality and adverse driving behaviour among motorists in Malaysia. A quantitative survey method was employed and respondents were randomly selected using highway intercept technique. A total of 384 completed questionnaires were collected with a response rate of 18.1 percent. However, only 311 were found useable for the final analysis. Partial Least Squares (PLS) path modelling was used in the data analysis. The findings revealed a significant and negative relationship between agreeableness and adverse driving behaviour.

Keywords

Adverse Driving Behaviour, Agreeableness, Road Traffic Accidents, Big Five Personality

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Author Details

Nur Shazwani Rosli

Jasmani Mohd Yunus

Suhaila Abdul Hanan