Attitude towards Safe Driving and Mobile Usage among Young Adult in Malaysia


  • Mohamad Ghazali Masuri Occupational Therapy Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam Campus, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Nur Atiqah Abdul Samad Occupational Therapy Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam Campus, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Akehsan Dahlan Occupational Therapy Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam Campus, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Khairil Anuar Md Isa Basic Sciences Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam Campus, Selangor, Malaysia



ASDS-46, internet addiction, driver’s attitude, quality of life


The purpose of this study is to identify the correlation between driver’s attitude and level of internet addiction by using Attitude towards Safe Driving Scale (ASDS-46) and Internet Addiction Test (IAT). The result showed that ASDS-46 and IAT have a high level of reliability of Cronbach's Alpha value 0.910 and 0.917 respectively. Domain 1, 2 and 4 (self-compliant, self-confidence and self-concern) show a negative correlation with the value of (P=.000 and -.225), (P=.019 and -.111) & (P=.044 and -.095) respectively. This study concludes that driver who has high internet addiction level has a risky behaviour to commit road traffic offenses.

Keywords: ASDS-46; internet addiction; driver’s attitude; quality of life

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


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Masuri, M. G., Abdul Samad, N. A., Dahlan, A., & Md Isa, K. A. (2019). Attitude towards Safe Driving and Mobile Usage among Young Adult in Malaysia. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 4(10), 171-178.

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