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                            The Road Rage and Aggressive Driving Dichotomy: Personality and Attribution Factors in Driver Aggression
	Recommended Citation
Literature Review
	Why Anger Contributes to Dangerous Driving
	Defining Road Rage and Aggressive Driving
	Personality Determinants of Driving Behavior
	The Instrumental & Hostile Aggression Dichotomy
	The Impulsive & Premeditated Aggression Dichotomy
	Road Rage & the Role of Hostile Attribution Bias
	Profiling the Aggressive Driver
		Age & Sex Differences in Driving Behavior: The “Macho” Aggressive Driver
Research Questions
		The Risky Driving Subscale of the Dula Dangerous Driving Index (Dula & Ballard, 2003)
		Propensity for Angry Driving Scale (Depasquale et al., 2001)
		Scenario Driver Attributions
		Ambiguous Intention Hostility Questionnaire (Combs, Penn, Wicher, & Waldheter, 2007)
		Reactive-Proactive Questionnaire (Raine et al., 2006)
		Impulsive/Premeditated Aggression Scale (IPAS) (Stanford et al., 2003)
		Personality Attributes Questionnaire Short Form (PAQ) (Spence, Helmreich & Stapp, 1973; Spence, 1986)
Implications & Limitations
Appendix A: IRB Approval Letter
Appendix B: Informed Consent
Appendix C: Dula Dangerous Driving Index Risky Driving Subscale
APPENDIX D: Propensity for Angry Driving Scale
Appendix E: Scenario Driver Attributions
Appendix F: Ambiguous Intention Hostility Questionnaire
Appendix G: Reactive-Proactive Questionnaire
Appendix H: Impulsive/Premeditated Aggression Questionnaire
APPENDIX I: Personality Attributes Questionnaire
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Type of Review: Exempt Determination

Project Title: The Road Rage and Aggressive Driving Dichotomy: Personality
and Attribution Factors in Driver Aggression

Investigator: Peter A Hancock

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On 03/17/2015, the IRB approved the following activity as human participant research that is exempt from


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