Studying the Driving Safety Culture in Taxi Drivers in Tabriz City, Iran
Today traffic accidents are remembered as a major problem that threatens public health and safety. Iran is a country that has a high traffic accidents rate among the countries. The aim of this study was studying of taxi drivers’ safety culture in Tabriz city. This study was a descriptive-analytical study. The participants were the taxi drivers of Tabriz city. According to the results of a pilot study sample size estimated 120. The samples were selected in the clusters and randomly. The data collected through driver behavior questionnaire (DBQ) and were analyzed using independent t test, Pearson correlation and ANOVA. The results showed that there is a significant relationship between the number of hours worked per week and the incident. Also, there is a significant relationship between the observance of speed limits and driving time per week (p < 0.05). Given that the average behavior score of safety in the study was carried out 89/5 can be concluded that the safety of Tabriz taxi drivers is desirable.
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