Rizikingas vairavimas ir emocijos: teorinė apžvalga
Review of literature surrounding risky driving and emotions is provided in this article. The main purpose of this article is to summarize and evaluate the knowledge about risky driving and emotions. Four most widely discussed emotions are summarized here - anger, anxiety, sadness and happiness, and also the other view, which analyzes impact for the driver in terms of valence and arousal. Article finishes with conclusions and guidelines for possible future research. Main conclusions are as follows: risky driving is gaining research popularity worldwide, though only few studies examined impact of emotions on driving, no studies were published in Lithuania on this topic; anger emotion is associated with increased risky driving; it is unclear whether anxiety influences and how driving behavior, additional research is needed to answer this question; happiness and sadness most likely increase risky driving, but additional research is needed.
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