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MORENO CARMONA, Norman Darío  and  DURAN PALACIO, Nicolasa María. Psychological indicators on transgresor behavior of traffic rules. Investig. desarro. [online]. 2018, vol.26, n.1, pp.140-161. ISSN 0121-3261.

This article of reflection derived from the investigation: psychological profile of frequent violators of norms of transit in the Valle de Aburrá (Durán Palacio and Moreno Carmona, 2016), has as fundamental purpose to raise the evidence of indicators psychological activities that explain the propensity in drivers to the commission of repeated infringements to the rules of the Traffic Code and road safety. Using the Personality measurement Instrument, 16 PF-5, the results indicate the existence of common traits in frequent and non-frequent offending drivers, low levels of anxiety and emotional instability ( C-), low self-esteem and little interest in giving a good self's image ( MI-), extraversion low (EX-), distracted and with absence of practical sense (M+), suspicious, self-absorbed and calculators (N+), with difficulty in acting with others (Q2+) and inclined to be tense and impatient (Q4+). What is noted is the presence of personality traits that favor a generalized trend in drivers to the transgression of the transit code.

Keywords : Personality; infractions; accidents traffic; automobile driving; anomia (source: MeSH; NLM).

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