Capturing Driving Anger from Perceived Stress of Car Drivers: The Jakarta Experience

Budiarto, Yohanes and Roesmaladewi, Fransisca Iriani and Sahrani, Riana (2015) Capturing Driving Anger from Perceived Stress of Car Drivers: The Jakarta Experience. Karya Ilmiah Dosen. pp. 157-164.

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Jakarta traffic has been a chronic problematic for commuters for it has stranded commuters for hours in cars, motorbikes and busses. This psycho-social condition may evoke many psychological strains such as stress and anger. In respond to this problem, little attention has been addressed in empirical study. This study aimed to elucidate the relationship between perceived stress and driving anger among Jakarta drivers. 370 drivers completed the Jakarta Driving Anger Scale (JDAS-37 item) and the Perceived Stress Scale-10 (PSS-10). The result showed that stress correlated positively with overall driving anger. Stress also correlated positively with all driving angers factors: (a) obstructive traffic; (b) illegal public transportation driving; (c) illegal motorbike driving; (d) slow driving; (e) careless driving; (f) discourtesy, and (g0 police pressure. These findings are hoped to initiate social intervention regarding emotional intelligence of driving behaviors as well as driver's stress coping.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Penelitian > Fakultas Psikologi
Divisions: Fakultas Psikologi > Psikologi
Depositing User: Puskom untar untar
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 09:35
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2017 09:35

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