Does family background impact driving attitudes and risky behaviours? - An investigation on Chinese young drivers

Wang, Zhe (2016) Does family background impact driving attitudes and risky behaviours? - An investigation on Chinese young drivers. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This thesis took a novel approach to examining factors associated with risky attitudes and risky road use in China by investigating the economic and political background status of a sample of young Chinese drivers. Using data from an online survey significant relationships are found between some family background factors and road safety variables. Correlation analysis, ANOVA, hierarchical regression analysis and structural equation modelling are applied in this study, with culture, personality and demographic variables as additional factors for a better understanding of the key findings. The findings are discussed in light of China's political management system and potential education opportunities for young drivers.

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ID Code: 93722
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Zheng, Zuduo & Fleiter, Judy
Keywords: Economic background, Political power, Driving attitude, Risky behaviour, Road safety, Young driver, China, Cultural influence, Second Rich Generation, Second Powerful Generation
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 20 Apr 2016 23:03
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 23:40

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