Driving as you feel: a psychological investigation of the novice driver problem

Research into why psychology is such a big part of issues with novice drivers.


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The psychology of novice drivers

This document provides a psychological investigation relating to novice drivers, and explores the novice driver problem from a psychological perspective. The ultimate aim was to enhance knowledge and understanding which may advise how to improve novice driver safety.

The end results of the investigation recommend that further research into the role of feelings and emotion in learning to drive is performed. The implication of the results for graduated licensing is also discussed.

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