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dc.contributor.authorFinley, Kari
dc.contributor.authorOtto, Jay
dc.contributor.authorWard, Nicholas
dc.date.accessioned2019-02-13T19:24:17Z
dc.date.available2019-02-13T19:24:17Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.citationFinley, Kari, Jay Otto, and Nicholas Ward. "The role of social capital in traffic safety citizenship." Interdisciplinary Civic and Political Studies 13, no. 2 (2018): 1-13. DOI:10.18848/2327-0071/CGP/v13i02/29-41.en_US
dc.identifier.issn2327-0071
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarworks.montana.edu/xmlui/handle/1/15264
dc.description.abstractTraffic safety citizenship is an emerging approach to reduce serious injuries and fatalities on our roadways. The goals of this study were to develop a model to identify beliefs and values associated with intention to engage in traffic safety citizenship behaviors with strangers and to explore the role of an individual's perception of social capital in this model. This study focused on two safety citizenship behaviors: intervening as a driver to ask a passenger to wear a seat belt and intervening as a passenger to ask a driver to stop reading or typing on a cell phone while driving. Results showed that one-third of the respondents had been in a situation to intervene with a stranger in the past twelve months. Of those in a situation to intervene, most reported they did not always intervene. They were more likely to intervene about a seat belt than about texting. Intention to intervene was significantly correlated with intervening behavior, and linear regression models revealed that perceived control was the dominant component most predictive of intention to intervene. Social capital did not directly predict intention to intervene but was predictive of the perceived injunctive norm and the perceived descriptive norm, which were both predictive of intention. Results of the study provide a better understanding of the beliefs and values associated with the intention to engage in traffic safety citizenship behaviors and the role of social capital to facilitate engagement in these behaviors. Recommendations to increase safety citizenship behaviors are provided.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsCC BY-NC-ND: This license is the most restrictive of our six main licenses, only allowing you to download this work and share it with others as long as you credit the original creator, but you can’t change the work in any way or use it commercially.en_US
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcodeen_US
dc.titleThe role of social capital in traffic safety citizenshipen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
mus.citation.extentfirstpage1en_US
mus.citation.extentlastpage13en_US
mus.citation.issue2en_US
mus.citation.journaltitleInterdisciplinary Civic and Political Studiesen_US
mus.citation.volume13en_US
mus.identifier.categoryEngineering & Computer Scienceen_US
mus.identifier.doi10.18848/2327-0071/CGP/v13i02/29-41en_US
mus.relation.collegeCollege of Engineeringen_US
mus.relation.universityMontana State University - Bozemanen_US
mus.relation.researchgroupWestern Transportation Institute (WTI).en_US
mus.data.thumbpage6en_US
mus.contributor.orcidFinley, Kari|0000-0002-0887-4939en_US
mus.contributor.orcidOtto, Jay|0000-0003-0975-0249en_US


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