Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Malay culture


Factors Influencing the Perception of Being Caught (POBC) Among Private Vehicle User

Ahmad Fakhruddin; Muhammad Ali; Jimisiah Jaffar; Shafiq Ur Rehman

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 331-364

Numbers of private car dependencies in Malaysia nowadays are increasing every year. Due to that, Malaysian seems too way more comfort in travel by their owned vehicles. However, high numbers of vehicles on the road would tend to congestions in which areas that had big size of populations such as in urban areas and residential areas. Thus, it does not only require in congestions but it is highly exposed to traffic accidents among vehicles on road. This will determine on what are the level of traffic enforcement effectiveness of the areas. However, government has enforced the rules and regulations of road traffic to ensure the driver to follow the rules. This is because traffic rules and regulations implemented in order to improve the safety on the road. Besides, researchers believe that high rate of traffics accidents on road are related with the human behavior and attitude of the drivers itself. According to [1] stated that Perception of Being Caught (POBC) is a "feeling" of getting caught in a psychological term which relate with an act of awareness on road safety. In this study, researcher would like to determine the factors that influencing the private user’s Perception of Being Caught (POBC). These factors are the key to improve safety on the road. Government which acts as the responsibilities parties may use this result to increasing the road safety and decrease the road fatalities in our nation.